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The VanEck Vectors Coal ETF (NYSEArca: KOL) is up nearly 9% this year, lagging broad equity benchmarks, but there is perhaps an under-appreciated element to the coal story. In recent years, domestic utilities have been reducing use of coal in favor of cheaper, cleaner-burning natural gas. Compounding woes for the U.S. coal industry are the […]
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