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The coal sector, which rallied following support from the presidential debates, could be running out of steam, the CNBC “Fast Money” pros said Tuesday.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- Drive through the coalfields of Central Appalachia, and signs of the siege are everywhere. Only a few generations ago, coal miners were literally at war with their employers, spilling and shedding blood on West Virginia's Blair Mountain in a historic battle for union representation and fair treatment.
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-- Federal inspectors must share the blame _ and therefore face a lawsuit _ for a 2006 West Virginia coal mine fire that killed two miners, a lawyer for their widows argued at the state Supreme Court on Wednesday.
WILLIAMSON, W.Va.-- The Mingo County Airport Authority celebrated the opening of a 7,000- foot runway and its new Air Transportation Park on a reclaimed mine site Friday.
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NEW YORK-- Shares of coal mining companies surged Thursday and Dahlman Rose& Co. predicted that demand may be on the rise from steel manufacturers in China.
NEW YORK-- The tickers of coal companies occupied the top of the Standard and Poor's 500 index Tuesday, with investors seeing a potential for miners to capitalize on cooler temperatures and higher natural gas prices.
Thousands of miners have been laid off this year across Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia, many with little hope of getting their jobs back as power plants and the coal mines that once fed them shut down.
The S&P 500 rose for a fourth session after a report suggested improvement in the labor market ahead of Friday's closely watched monthly payrolls report. The Nasdaq Composite Index gained 6.10 points, or 0.19 percent, to 3,141.40. **COLLABRX INC, $6.80, up 79.4 pct.
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-- The United Mine Workers of America says it's eager to meet with Alpha Natural Resources Inc. and negotiate a contract for 85 workers that the former Massey Energy refused to hire.
Goldman Sachs strategists expect the “fiscal cliff” to push the market lower in the fourth quarter, and they recommend investors sell the stocks that have lagged so far this year.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's morning movers:
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Stocks ended lower in light, choppy trading Monday, amid ongoing worries over the slowing economy and ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech later this week.
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Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Risk-on sectors have stabilized in June, after tumbling to their lowest levels this year at the start of the month.