NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Pennsylvania is the fourth-largest coal producer in the U.S. Pennsylvania is also an all-important swing state. Gov. Mitt Romney has been courting the coal miners and the coal producing states, claiming that he will help to create a friendlier Environmental Protection Agency environment for them.One of the very best stocks that I ever owned was a coal stock. Remember the run that commodities had from about 2002 to 2008? Coal stocks, copper stock, steel stocks soared as the global economy boomed and cranes in China dotted the land.
A Coal Stock That Could Soar With a Romney Win
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