If Peabody's coal sales can't even pay the bills, how is it going to pay down its $6 billion in debt?
Alliance Resource Partners is the cleanest shirt in in coal's dirty laundry, but it looks like results are set to get a little dirtier.
The coal master limited partnership sees tough times ahead, but remains in a much stronger position than its peers.
Revenue and earnings started to slip on lower coal prices, but Alliance Resource Partners has given itself a lot of wiggle room with its operations to survive 2016.
Alliance Resources Partners L.P. may be outperforming its peers, but for some reason, its stock sure hasn't.
It was a bad year for Alliance Resource Partners in 2015, but that doesn't mean there weren't some bright spots.
Probably staving off bankruptcy would be considered a huge victory for next year.
Alliance has long bucked the coal industry's downtrend -- and in 2015, it used that trend to get stronger.
The coal miner's third quarter was rough, but not for the most obvious reason.
With the largest independent oil company in America abandoning deepwater drilling, it suggests that it could be a long time before the industry returns to its prior peak.