Consol Energy (CNX) -2.7% premarket as it warns of a surprise loss in Q3, vs. expected EPS of...

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Consol Energy (CNX) -2.7% premarket as it warns of a surprise loss in Q3, vs. expected EPS of $0.35. The culprit is weak demand in thermal coal used for electricity: "While precise figures are not yet available, it is clear that the company's previously announced planned and unplanned mine idlings took their toll," says CFO William Lyons.