Coal ETF Faces Clean Energy Challenges

Markets ETF Trends

After nearly doubling to rank as one of 2016’s best-performing non-leveraged exchange traded funds, the VanEck Vectors Coal ETF (NYSEArca: KOL) is up nearly 13% year-to-date. However, KOL and the coal industry itself face mounting challenges from increasingly accessible and cheaper sources of alternative energy. Cheap natural gas has previously weighed on coal demand as…Click to read more at ETFtrends.com.

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