More Coal & Gas

Walden Pond:  “Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.”  Consider your Independent Stock Analysis membership today!

Meanwhile, coal bulls and bears alike are a cocky bunch:

Coal Today VS. Two Weeks Ago-Game On at Upside Trader.

Is The Bear Market In Coal Over?  Next Big Trade

Coal is Bottoming – Not Breaking Out by Greg Harmon.

The irony is striking:  Europe seeing ‘golden age of coal’, not gas – IEA at Interactive Investor.  The politicians may squirm, but shale gas is not coming to Europe (Independent).

ISA continues to maintain the coal bulls looking at the very high risk names could be disappointed.  Meanwhile, JRCC might be the best bet of the really risky plays.  Chart

The gasser everyone love to hate with the ginormous asset base has an interesting chart too.

“US natural gas prices will rise to between $4 and $5/MMBtu this winter if, as expected, the country sees a return to normal temperatures, consultant ICF said Wednesday.”  Platts

International LNG buyers and sellers are squaring off.  ISA speculates the buyers win sooner rather than later.  Reuters

Natural Gas ETF at 2012 High at ETF Trends: