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Who Really Lost the Election? The Coal Industry.

In this video, Motley Fool energy analyst Taylor Muckerman takes a look at the major coal sell-offs we've been seeing ever since President Obama was re-elected. Taylor stresses how important it will be to follow coal companies in the coming days that do a large percentage of their business in exports, particularly to China, India, and Europe -- places that run a lot of their industry on coal where natural gas prices aren't so competitive -- and he highlights some companies that would be good choices to watch.

Because the news around the energy sector is coming fast and furious these days, you'll want to pay attention to every new development. If you're on the lookout for some currently intriguing energy plays, check out The Motley Fool's "3 Stocks for $100 Oil." You can get free access to this special report by clicking here.

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  • Report this Comment On November 10, 2012, at 4:59 PM, Paulson545 wrote:

    I believe China and India seeing the weakness in coal stocks like Arch Coal would be wise to buy out some of our coal companies. We know obama hates coal so how could he stand in the way of foreign companies taking control. India and China are in a position to corner the market in coal and if we get a hard winter and N Gas spikes as predicted, we could actually have a coal shortage in the USA. jmho

  • Report this Comment On November 11, 2012, at 7:00 AM, mr091468 wrote:

    It's a shame that one jerk (and the jerks behind him that run the show) can wreck an entire industry and the jobs connected with that industry (coal). Obama is the death panel of the coal industry.

  • Report this Comment On November 11, 2012, at 2:17 PM, tblakeslee wrote:

    Even more of a shame that coal has killed so many people and is ruining our climate.

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