CONSOL Energy Reports Second Quarter Results
CONSOL Energy Inc. Announces Pricing of Upsized Offering of $250 Million of Senior Notes
Research and Markets: Top 20 North America Independent E&P Companies - Financial & Operational Fundamental Analysis and Benchmarking 2014
Lower commodity prices and a break-up of the European potash cartel have weighed on basic materials stocks year-to-date.
Basic materials companies are in a period of very mixed near-term outlook in terms of end-market demand.
Investment-grade bond spreads compress, but rising interest rates lead to a quarterly loss.
Coal ETFs carry above-average risk but offer compelling reward potential right now.
With demand weakening, input cost relief is the only hope for many basic materials companies in the first quarter of 2012.st
The near term will surely be bumpy, but valuations look prettier today than they have in years.