Both miners supply the steel industry, but one is facing a huge risk that could cost it billions.
Coal and aggregates miner Natural Resource Partners has been working on its balance sheet and it took a big step in February.
As it has been wont to do as of late, Cliffs' management didn't mince words on the outlook for the steel industry.
Now that the split is done, income investors are waiting on aluminum giant Alcoa to start paying a dividend.
Repealing environmental rules won't overcome powerful economic forces; it will likely only prolong the coal industry's inevitable demise.
Cliffs Natural Resources, ArcelorMittal, and BHP Billiton look like intriguing investments for the rebound in mining and commodities.
The good times kept rolling in the iron ore mining industry in January, with Vale, Rio Tinto, and BHP investors all benefiting
After a huge price gain, investors might want to temper their enthusiasm for Cliffs Natural Resources.
Last year was kind to iron ore miners, but the factors that sent long-depressed prices back upward may not persist in the months ahead.
Deeply in the red for 2016, CONSOL seeks a happier 2017 with coal unit spin-off.