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6 hrs ago | Resource Investing News

Coal Miners Under Pressure as Prices Fall and Governments Look to Alternative Energy Supplies

The future does not look good for coal miners. Increasing government regulations, environmental concerns and public opinion in favor of energy alternatives are threatening the resource's market share, and to top that all off, coal prices have hit record lows that are set to continue into the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, North America, Canada, World News, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Resource Investing News

B.C. Coal Miners Take a Hit With Falling Prices

The Globe and Mail reported that a slump in coal prices is hurting mining in British Columbia, causing U.S. based Walter Energy Inc. to cease mining operations in the province.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals

Tue Apr 15, 2014

TheStreet.com

Why Walter Energy (WLT) Stock Is Up Today

The company anticipates incurring $7 million in severance charges in the second quarter of the fiscal year 2014 thanks to the idling.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Financial Markets

Seeking Alpha

Walter Energy to idle Canadian operations

Walter Energy +3.3% premarket on news it will begin idling its Canadian operations , including the Wolverine and Brazion coal mines in British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Going Over Walter Energy

At this point and barring signs of improvement in the metallurgical coal market, I see no point in risking long positions in Walter Energy.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Annuity and Life Re Holdings, Insurance

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Consider Using Railroads To Play The Urge For Coal Exposure

James River Coal has entered the bankruptcy process to deal with industry challenges, and significant financial risk at Arch Coal and Walter Energy remain.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Mining, Arch Coal, Transportation, Union Pacific, Railroads

Wed Apr 09, 2014

TheStreet.com

Will This Downgrade Hurt Walter Energy (WLT) Stock Today?

The firm lowered its price target to $5 from $8. Walter Energy shares are down -3.0% to $8.09 on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett

Tue Apr 08, 2014

MarketNewsVideo

Tuesday Sector Leaders: Metals & Mining, Education & Training Services

In trading on Tuesday, metals & mining shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 2.5%.

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Related Topix: Annuity and Life Re Holdings, Insurance, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Business News, Video

Forbes.com

Tuesday's ETF Movers: XME, PIZ

In trading on Tuesday, the SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.4% on the day.

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Related Topix: Annuity and Life Re Holdings, Insurance, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Financial Markets

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Market Wire

Walter Energy Closes Offerings of $200 Million of Senior Secured...

The Notes will be guaranteed by each of Walter Energy's current and future wholly-owned domestic restricted subsidiaries that from time to time guarantees any of Walter Energy's indebtedness or any indebtedness of any of Walter Energy's restricted subsidiaries.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Barron's

UBS Smokes Walter Energy, Alpha Natural Resources With Mass Coal Downgrade

We've all heard of strip mining. Well UBS stripped the majority of the coal companies it covers , including Walter Energy and Alpha Natural Resources , of their Buy ratings today.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Annuity and Life Re Holdings, Insurance

Tue Mar 25, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Walter Energy Downgraded to "Neutral" at Ubs Ag

WLT has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Goldman Sachs cut their price target on shares of Walter Energy from $10.00 to $9.00 in a research note on Monday.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Stanley

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Walter Energy's Wolverine Mine Recognized by BC Ministry of...

The Wolverine mine completed the 2013 award year with no lost time injuries. In total, the Wolverine Mine has worked more than 14 months -- December 2012 through March 2014, without a lost time incident.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, North America, Canada, World News

TheStreet.com

Will This Downgrade Hurt Walter Energy (WLT) Today?

The downgrade comes after Walter Energy offered $200 million of 9.5% senior accrued notes due in 2019 and another $350 million senior accrued toggle notes due in 2020 in an effort to raise capital to pay down debt.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Financial Markets

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

How Cintas Corp. (CTAS) Shares Eke Out Gain among these Decliners...

How Cintas Corp. Shares Eke Out Gain among these Decliners Under Armour Inc. Occidental Petroleum Corp. , Walter Energy Inc. ... cut its rating on the stock to neutral from buy.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Cintas, Occidental Petroleum, Energy, Oil & Gas, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals

Fri Mar 21, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Five Star Equities Issues New Research Reports on AGEN, CIDM, GNK and ...

Five Star Equities releases regular market updates so investors can stay ahead of the crowd and make the best investment decisions to maximize their returns.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Antigenics, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Lung Cancer, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals

TheStreet.com

Why Walter Energy (WLT) Is Bouncing Back Today

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Mozilla, Stanley, TheStreet, Financial Markets

AmericanBankingNews.com

Walter Energy Target of Unusually High Options Trading

Walter Energy was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday.

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SchaeffersResearch.com

Stocks to Watch Friday: Buffalo Wild Wings, Ciena Corporation, and Walter Energy, Inc.

If the shares continue to rise, the shorts may be forced to cover their bearish positions, stoking the equity's flames.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Groupon and SF-Marin Food Bank to Present "One Groupon One Meal"...

Walter Energy took a heavy hit on Thursday closing down 20.02% on about 27.6 million shares traded.

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Related Topix: Groupon, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Day Trading, Personal Finance

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