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3 Ways to Play Coal & Natural Gas (At Once)

America’s two most abundant fuels -- coal and natural gas -- may seem at odds with one another, but investors can bet on both with these hot energy stocks. More 

Walter Energy: The Next Coal Casualty?

Walter Energy is stuck between a rock and a hard place -- specifically, a big load of high-interest debt and a crummy coal market. More 

The REAL Threat to the Markets This Summer

Can U.S. stocks hold up if China's economy is as weak as some market segments are indicating? Don't bet on it. More 

Is the Bond Selloff for Real? Watch These Sectors for a Clue

Treasury yields might be soaring, but the market segments most sensitive to China's economy are showing weakness. So which market is right? More 

BHP Might Be a Mess, But It’s a ‘Buy,’ Too

BHP Billiton's potential isn't for the prettiest reasons -- low iron and coal prices are near a floor and the company is cutting capex -- but it's potential nonetheless. More 

Could Coal Stocks Be Making a Comeback?

Coal stocks have struggled amid soft demand, but recent upbeat guidance signals that the worst may be over ... and that for investors, it may be time to buy. More 

10 Top Stock Charts to Watch in March

Instead of waiting for a new high in the major indices, look to the technology, materials and retail sectors for trading opportunities. More 

Don’t Count on China to Buy America’s Coal

Uh-oh, turns out the Asian giant is already working on other plans that promise to reduce its demand for coal from U.S. producers. More 

The Key for Coal Bulls: Patience

The IEA's latest forecast paints a solid future five years out, showing global coal use outstripping that of oil. And select U.S. producers will benefit. More 

6 Questions for Railroads in 2013

The railroad sector boasts attractive valuations now and most stocks pay at least a nominal dividend. But If you’re contemplating a new position in these stocks, the economy and coal shipments. More