China's "control coal" policy may not bode well for the United States, which plans to ship the fossil fuel to Asia via West Coast terminals.
Coal India's inability to supply adequate coal to India's electricity providers is causing power shortages in the energy-hungry nation.
Investors nervously watched this week to see if coal producers would be weighed down by bad weather and higher taxes.
Japan is joining Asia’s battle for coal resources. Who will benefit from the rush for new supply?
The US is pushing to block coal exports as Japan and India compete for supply.
Can investors still make money investing in the beaten-up US coal sector?
Can import-hungry India pass China as the world's largest coal consumer?
Will new road and rail in these coal regions mean big changes for producers and investors?
As overcapacity pushes the Chinese coal sector toward consolidation, coal imports in India are increasing.
China is the clear "king of coal." But as the nation’s economy stagnates, other emerging markets are gaining ground and could reshape how thermal coal prices are determined.