Arch Coal, Inc. ( ACI) Q3 2011 Earnings Conference Call October 28, 2011 11:00 AM ET Executives Deck Slone – VP, Government, Investor and Public Affairs Steve Leer – Chairman and CEO John Eaves – President and COO John Drexler – SVP and CFO Analysts Brian Gamble – Simmons & Company Shneur Gershuni – UBS Paul Forward – Stifel Nicolaus Mitesh Thakkar – FBR Capital Markets Michael Dudas - Sterne, Agee & Leach Holly Stewart – Howard Weil Mark Levin – BB&T Capital Markets Andre Benjamin – Goldman Sachs Group Lucas Pipes – Brean Murray, Carret & Co. Brian Yu – Citigroup, Inc Brandon Blossman – Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Meredith Bandy – BMO Capital Markets Richard Garchetorina – Credit Suisse First Boston Lance Ettus – Tuohy Brothers Brett Levy – Jefferies & Company David Katz – JP Morgan Justine Fisher – Goldman Sachs PresentationOperator Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Arch Coal Incorporated Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Conference Call. Today’s call is being recorded.
And at this time, I would like to turn the call over to Mr. Deck Slone, Vice President of Government, Investor and Public Affairs. Please go ahead, sir. Deck Slone Good morning, and thanks for joining us. Before we begin, let me remind you that certain statements made during this call including statements relating to our expected future business and financial performance may be considered forward-looking statements pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are to different degrees uncertain. These uncertainties which are described in more detail in the annual and quarterly reports that we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission may cause our actual future results to be materially different than those expressed in our forward-looking statements. We do not undertake to update our forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as may be required by law.