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Enough top-performing CAPS members have turned bullish on Patriot Coal
Shares of Patriot Coal have been slashed amid slumping demand, as coal prices plunge far below last year's high of $140 a ton. As steel producers like United States Steel
Despite slowing demand and new environmental hurdles facing miners like Patriot and Massey Energy
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