The coal industry has taken a beating in recent years. The discovery of natural gas in the U.S. has reduced the role of coal in the electric power industry: In 2012, the demand for coal has declined and coal companies, such as Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI), have suffered from this drop in consumption. So, is it time to count out coal? I think this sentiment is premature.
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The recent announcement of Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) to launch next year its graph search didn't seem impress investors as the company's stock tumbled down on the day of the announcement. Perhaps many were hoping the company will try and tackle its lack of growth in revenues from mobile. In any case, this step is putting Facebook one step closer to Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) as a search engine. This more »
Will the ongoing tumble in shares of Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), the global leading PC processors makers, end anytime soon? The results of the third quarter financial reports and the rise in the company’s credit default swaps suggest the recent drop in investors’ confidence in this chip maker might further drag down the stock. The company continues to dominate the desktop market and is still growing in Asia including Indonesia more »