|Day Low/High||16.97 / 18.33|
|52 Wk Low/High||16.41 / 44.14|
The only positive sign I saw today was that everyone seems to have suddenly turned bearish.
Portfolio Manager David Peltier discusses how to trade the commodity names.
As we have seen in the last several years, a lack of selling keeps this market aloft.
Peabody Energy Corporation was a winner within the basic materials sector, rising 64 cents (2.9%) to $22.94 on light volume.
Coal shares drop as natural gas futures decline on high inventories, moderate demand
But negative divergences in the market explain the lack of upside progress.
Peabody Energy Corporation was a winner within the basic materials sector, rising $1.36 (6.3%) to $23.01 on average volume.
With Berkshire Hathaway's war chest at $40 billion, Warren Buffett should buy out Uncle Sam's stake in AIG or GM, among other investments.
As natural gas prices drift upward, power producers are returning to king coal.
The ex-dividend date for Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) is tomorrow, July 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $19.57 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.7%.
Peabody Energy Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $20.61, below its previous 52-week low of $20.67 with 15.1 million shares traded as of 1:30 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 8.3 million shares over the past 30 days.
I am looking at either a volatility play on the long side or just getting long in general.
Peabody Energy Corporation was a winner within the metals & mining industry, rising 50 cents (2.2%) to $23.16 on average volume.
Peabody Energy expected to post lower Q2 profit as US coal demand softens
Patriot Coal's bankruptcy has stoked existential fears, but the coal sector's biggest risk may be a slowdown in China.
Coal prices are at multiyear lows and natural gas now produces more electric power.
ANR's margins are under a full assault from falling natural gas prices and other big players.
Stocks are only pieces of paper and not worthy of affection, Cramer said.
Patriot Coal files for bankruptcy, citing huge challenges and a coal industry 'transformation.'
Peabody Energy Corporation was a leading decliner within the metals & mining industry, falling $1.55 (-6.2%) to $23.31 on average volume.
Shares of Patriot and James River Coal continue to trade higher; other coal stocks edge down
It's the subtle clues, not the big headlines, that can determine which stocks to target.
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