Earth-Sciences

Showdown in Ukraine: Putin's Quest for Ports, Oil, Pipelines, and Gas

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Are Coal Miners Holding a Fire Sale?

Arch Coal bought a big metallurgical coal business at peak prices, saddling it with debt. Management has been open about the burden...

General Electric Has New Batteries to Change the Mining Industry

Global commodities like iron ore and coal are floundering, shifting big miners like Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton into cost cutting mode....

China's Growth Is a Hotly Debated Topic

Demand from China has been a driving force in the mining industry for quite some time. Over the last few years, however, the country's growth...

How Chinese Defaults Could Create Opportunity

What commodity is the collateral of last resort for Chinese companies about to default? Copper. What commodity is ironically hitting new...

3 Scenarios That Could Send Metallurgical Coal Miners Higher

Metallurgical coal miners Walter Industries  and Alpha Natural Resources are trading at prices not seen in 10 years. There is blood in the...

Here's Where Things Get Really Ugly for Caterpillar

After reporting some horrible numbers over the past year, heavy-equipment manufacturer Caterpillar looked like it finally bulldozed its way...

Fool's Gold Report: Miners Jump on Ukraine Tensions; Bullion Prices Mixed

Gold investors count on the yellow metal providing a safe haven during times of trouble, and with reports of U.S. fighters jets...

3 Bakken Players That Can be Bought at the Right Price

Over the past couple of years, many of the large independent oil and gas companies have had one goal: shed some ancillary assets to focus on...