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  • Kansas Takes On Coal Industry Over Global Warming Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 2:59 PM ET

    Kansas has become an unlikely battleground over the future of coal-fired power plants in the age of global warming.  On one level the battle in Kansas is about the legal authority of states to regulate greenhouse gases in the absence of much-needed federal regulations, but it is also a broader struggle over how coal will figure in the country’s future energy mix.

  • Where Investors Can Turn For Shelter From Storm Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 2:32 PM ET
    Christopher Walls, of Institutional Direct Inc., watches a monitor on the floor of  the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Feb. 27,  2007, in New York. Wall Street fell sharply, joining a global stock decline sparked by growing concerns that the U.S. and Chinese economies are cooling and that U.S. stocks are about to embark on a major correction. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

    Stocks are tumbling. Bonds yields are falling faster than Hillary Clinton's poll numbers. And fears are growing that the commodities bubble could burst. What to do?

  • Today's Stock Picks: Coal and Dividend Plays Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 12:06 PM ET

    The economy's worsening. So's inflation. And the stock market is tanking. What to do? CNBC asked market experts for their best investment advice. Here are some of their picks.

  • Biggest Jump In 3 Weeks Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 6:10 PM ET

    Stocks advanced late in the session after S&P affirmed its rating of bond insurers MBIA and Ambac Financial Group. What's the word on the Street?

  • Shield Your Portfolio from a Stumbling Market Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | 1:53 PM ET

    Downgrades in the financial sector dragged stocks lower today, causing a three-digit drop in the Dow.  To help investors protect their portfolios, CNBC enlisted the help of market experts.

  • Ketchup + Cheese + Coal = Tasty Portfolio Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | 1:25 PM ET

    What's on Matthew Kaufler's menu?  Ketchup, cheese and coal.  He's made those unusual investment recommendations before, and he hasn't changed them. Here's how to play the stocks.

  • Coal on Fire Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 1:59 PM ET

    With oil prices touching $100 a barrel again and the ongoing drive to develop affordable alternative fuels, coal has reemerged as a major opportunity area in the energy sector. Here are some companies that are reaping the benefits.

  • Stop Trading!: Workin' on the Railroad Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 3:38 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on coal and the railroad names that haul it.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Analyst Sees Royal Returns from King Coal Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 4:51 PM ET

    The global demand for energy has doubled the price of coal in the last year.  Can profit still be mined from it?  Stifel, Nicolaus coal analyst Paul Forward sees growth continuing, especially in the overseas markets.

  • Safe Stock-Picking in a Scary Market Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 4:43 PM ET

    The market roller-coaster shows no signs of becoming more predictable, as tech stocks lose ground and a Federal Reserve official says that a recession may be unavoidable. What's an investor to do? CNBC heard from expert strategists about where to put your money.

  • Lightning Round: Elan, Ford, Textron and More Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 6:43 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Stop Trading!: Coal Is Heating Up Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 3:26 PM ET

    Increased global coal demand is great for the rails, Cramer says.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Stocks to Nibble At While Waiting for Market Bottom Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 4:19 PM ET

    Recession. Bear market. Credit crunch. Is it better to stay out of the stock market or use the recent selloff as a buying opportunity?

  • Chartology -- Bottom Fish Or Bail? Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 10:53 PM ET

    Given the declines this year should you bottom fish or bail? Find out from Oppenheimer Chief Market Technician Carter Worth.

  • Happy 52 Week High - Archive Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 3:13 PM ET

    Why not check out our Happy 52-Week High riddles from 2007! How well you know your stocks?

  • Happy 52 Week High - Wednesday January 2nd Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 3:06 PM ET

    Q: It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to an excellent energy play. Founded by a twenty three year old in 1883, this St. Louis based company is now the largest coal company in the US. Who is it?

  • Putting Clean-Coal Technology On The Map  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 1:29 PM ET

    Illinois will be the home of a futuristic $1.8 billion power plant aimed at burning coal without emitting global warming gases.  Known as FutureGen, the plant will be watched closely by green groups, Congress and the private sector.

  • Sell Block: Coal's Not King Anymore Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | 12:05 PM ET

    Now that Congress has had its way, this fuel might be nothing more than a stocking stuffer.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • A Basic Affair Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | 2:27 AM ET

    The global economic boom has seen a surge in demand for raw materials, especially in countries like China and Indian. This demand has driven prices of commodities to unprecedented levels with the price of basic metals like lead and copper hitting the roof.  This week's A Fund Affair looks at a fund that invests in the just the basics.

  • World's Addiction to Coal Is Growing Sunday, 28 Oct 2007 | 3:26 PM ET

    Coal is big, and getting bigger. As oil and natural gas prices soar, the world is relying ever more on the cheap, black-burning mainstay of the Industrial Revolution.