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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 17- Privately held U.S. coal company Bowie Resource Partners wants taxpayers to guarantee more than $360 million in future cleanup costs for mines in New Mexico and Colorado, U.S. officials said, a move that analysts estimate would save the company $6 million a year. Coal companies are required by U.S. regulations to rehabilitate the environment...

  • *Co may file for bankruptcy this year- BB&T Capital Markets. Dec 15- Arch Coal Inc, the second-largest coal miner in the United States, delayed a $90 million interest payment that was due Tuesday, pushing back a widely expected bankruptcy filing. If Arch Coal files a Chapter 11 petition, it will become the fourth coal miner to declare bankruptcy this year, joining...

  • *Co may file for bankruptcy this year- BB&T Capital Markets. Dec 15- Arch Coal Inc, the second-largest coal miner in the United States, delayed a $90 million interest payment that was due Tuesday, pushing back a widely expected bankruptcy filing. If Arch Coal files a Chapter 11 petition, it will become the fourth coal miner to declare bankruptcy this year, joining...

  • UPDATE 1-Arch Coal to delay bond interest payment Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 7:27 AM ET

    Dec 15- Arch Coal Inc, the second-largest coal miner in the United States, said it has chosen to extend by 30 days a $90 million in bond interest payments that was due on Tuesday. Arch Coal, struggling under strict regulation and plummeting coal prices, had said last month that it could follow its smaller peers into bankruptcy in the near term, even if current talks...

  • CHARLESTON, W. Va., Dec 3- Former Massey Energy Chief Executive Don Blankenship was found guilty in federal court on Thursday of conspiring to violate safety standards at the Upper Big Branch mine, the site of a 2010 blast that killed 29 people. Relatives of those killed and prosecutors hailed the decision as sending a message on mine safety on coal-rich West...

  • Nov 11- The founder and former chief executive officer of Alpha Natural Resources, among the largest U.S. coal companies, objected on Wednesday to Alpha's plan under bankruptcy to drop benefits for more than 4,500 miners, spouses and their dependants. Former Alpha CEO and Chairman Michael Quillen said eliminating retiree health benefits of thousands of...

  • Oct 21- U.S. pipeline company Kinder Morgan Inc on Wednesday increased its quarterly dividend and said it would also pay a higher dividend in 2016 than planned. Third-quarter net income attributable to Kinder Morgan fell nearly 43.5 percent, hurt by softening demand for domestic steel and continued weakness in global coal prices. Net income attributable to...

  • MELBOURNE, Oct 22- Australia is set to boost its dominance of the global trade in steel-making coal, as cost cutting and better margins due to a slide in the local dollar stoke a rise in production and put pressure on U.S. rivals to cut output. "As China's import flows stabilise and higher-cost North American production exits, BHP Billiton will be left as the dominant...

  • Arch Coal debt swap deadline extended to Oct 26 Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 8:30 AM ET

    Sept 24- Arch Coal Inc said the deadline for its debt exchange plan had been extended again, to Oct. 26, as a court hearing on a legal battle between its creditors is scheduled for Friday. GSO Special Situations Master Fund LP, which holds some of Arch Coal's unsecured notes, has sought a temporary restraining order against the lenders in the case filed in the New York...

  • *Arch Coal faces key debt swap deadline on Wednesday. CHICAGO, Sept 22- After a string of smaller bankruptcies in the depressed coal sector, the second-largest U.S. coal miner, Arch Coal Inc, could be next to file for Chapter 11 protection if it fails to seal a crucial debt swap this week, lawyers and analysts said. Arch Coal, with 5,500 employees in nine states, is heavily...

  • Sept 17- Oil and gas producer Samson Resources Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday to carry out a debt-cutting plan reached with key lenders, who will assume control of the company. The company, owned by private-equity firm KKR& Co, listed assets and liabilities of more than $1 billion in its bankruptcy filing. The plan must be approved by...

  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory demonstrated coal gasification in large-scale field experiments at the Rocky Mountain Test Facility (above) near Hanna, Wyoming.

    Everything seems to be going wrong for coal stocks, but Larry McDonald of Societe Generale says this could be the perfect time to get in.

  • Stocks near new highs, but don't celebrate yet Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 4:13 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Even as major indices approach historic highs, the field is littered with the corpses of those on the wrong end of the global growth slowdown.

  • Transition away from this energy source is 'stunning' Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 5:42 AM ET
    A bulldozer moves coal that will be burned to generate electricity at the American Electric Power coal-fired power plant in Winfield, West Virginia.

    Call it a one-two punch against coal. As global demand for U.S. coal exports sags, domestic demand at power plants has been sliding as well.

  • Stocks to rally? Three ETFs won't make it Friday, 29 May 2015 | 8:43 AM ET

    Even though U.S. stocks are trading at a record price, certain areas of the market may be ready to drop. Here's what to sell.

  • These could be the next energy buyers and sellers Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 11:49 AM ET

    Exxon could make a deal soon, and targets for oil majors range from U.S. shale producers to distressed mining and resources firms, analysts tell CNBC.

  • Regional banks, commodity stocks show signs of life Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 10:03 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 29, 2014.

    An ETF that tracks regional banks is outperforming the S&P 500 in December, and commodity stocks have rebounded in the last week.

  • What to buy now on the Republican takeover Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    Investors say shares of coal and natural gas companies, and medical device makers, have not yet fully priced in the Republican blowout in the election.

  • Lightning Round: GE, Transocean & more Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Dash for trash: Pros pick comeback stocks Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:06 PM ET
    Dash for trash: TGT, COH & more

    The "Fast Money" traders share their top picks for stocks that are now poised for a comeback.