A look at the US coal industry after the Obama victory

Investment site Motley Fool energy analyst Taylor Muckerman has an excellent roundup of the prospects for the US energy industry post the Obama re-election when many coal counters were being sold off.

In short, says Muckerman, US coal stocks that will do well – he mentions Peabody and Arch Coal – are those that focus on exports. In the US historically low natural gas prices are taking away business from steam coal producers, but in places like China and India coal is still king when it comes to power generation:

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