Moody's turns negative in its outlook for the U.S. coal industry, citing "a regulatory...


Moody's turns negative in its outlook for the U.S. coal industry, citing "a regulatory environment that puts coal at a disadvantage, along with low natural gas prices," with some of the decline in U.S. coal consumption permanent. Moody's expects operating margins for coal producers to deteriorate this year, and for prices for U.S. coal deliveries to decline at least 5% in 2013.

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  • Herc1
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    Hi Folks! I purchased BAC at 9.47 and need your opinion hold or sell and estimate for rebound? Thank you.
    8 May 2012, 11:09 AM Reply Like
  • BruceInKY
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    http://cjky.it/IZcDTE?odyssey=tab|topnews|t...

     

    I'm sure the Feds are bullying other states too, so this is not encouraging.
    8 May 2012, 11:18 AM Reply Like
  • J 457
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    Let them burn candles instead.
    8 May 2012, 11:27 AM Reply Like
  • maudie
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    Thank you, Mr. Obama, may I have more?
    8 May 2012, 11:30 AM Reply Like
  • phoneranger
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    Did you know that the Mormon religion forbids the use of coal furnaces for home heating?
    8 May 2012, 11:36 AM Reply Like
  • maudie
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    Guess that's why Romney uses electricity and gas.
    8 May 2012, 03:02 PM Reply Like
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