In this segment of the The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, we take a question from a Foolish reader who asks, "What are your thoughts on Coal? Is it a good investment?" Energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman look into the global coal industry and discuss areas to stay away from and also a few developments investors need to watch to gauge the long-term viability of the coking coal industry.
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This segment is from Thursday's edition of "Digging for Value," in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy and materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy and materials sectors @TMFEnergy.