TAKING THE PULSE: With natural gas prices hovering near 10-year lows, investors have fled coal companies, pushing the Dow Jones U.S. Coal Index down by more than half in the past year.To Moody's Investors Service, the gas glut heralds a sea change. "Coal will find it increasingly difficult to compete with gas as a power source over the next decade," Moody's analyst Jim Hempstead said this month, as the rating firm projected a wide shift to exports. Demand from Asia is still high.Others think the outlook isn't quite so dire. Analysts at FBR Capital Markets believe that most power plants capable of switching to natural gas have already done so. Some coal producers are cutting their output, which could raise prices down the line.This month marks the two-year anniversary of an accident that killed 29 miners at the Massey Energy Co.'s Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia--the worst U.S. mining disaster in four decades.COMPANIES TO WATCH: Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU) - reports April 19Wall S...
FBN’s Robert Gray on Washington doing what they can to fight the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and Massey Energy being investigated for bribery.
FBN’s Robert Gray on where the Fed wants banks to put their money and how a criminal probe is already hitting Goldman Sachs
West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin with the latest details surrounding the Massey Energy mine explosion .
We break down the bulls' outlook for Wall Street.
West Virginia University law professor Patrick McGinley on whether more government regulation will come out of the mine explosion .
Rep. Nick Rahall of West Virginia weighs in on federal mining law.
We take a look at whether the market is headed for a pullback.
Greenbrier Resort Owner Jim Justice on what he learned from his family that helped him become so successful.
6 reported dead , two dozen more believed to be trapped underground
Rescue efforts continue following deadly explosion in West Virginia mine
Crews try to ventilate dangerous gas
The latest information on the mining disaster in West Virginia
A former superintendent of the Upper Big Branch Mine, site of a 2010 explosion that killed 29 workers, pleaded guilty Thursday, according to the federal prosecutor h...
The former superintendent of Massey Energy Co.'s (MEE) Upper Big Branch mine that collapsed in West Virginia last year has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges, T...
A coal miner was fatally injured in an Alpha Natural Resources Inc mine in West Virginia over the weekend, the company said on Monday.It said the man was struck by m...
Miners ’ families get $210 million
Rep. Nick Rahall on mining disaster, proposed safety legislation
FBN’s Robert Gray on President Obama saying the government is fully prepared to fight the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the FBI looking at Massey Energy in a criminal investigation.
FBN’s Robert Gray on the government saying it is fully prepared to fight the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and on the U.S. economy growing for the third straight quarter.