Coal companies (KOL -3.1%) are getting clobbered after Alpha Natural Resources (ANR -7.6%) and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Coal companies (KOL -3.1%) are getting clobbered after Alpha Natural Resources (ANR -7.6%) and Walter Energy (WLT -10.3%) warn that output for steelmaking coal will fall short of expectations. Rivals are down: PCX -9.2%, ACI -7.5%, BTU -4.7%, CNX -2.8%. The warning also is whacking railroad stocks: NSC -6.9%, CSX -6.8%, UNP -3%.