June 12 2012

WHO’s cancer agency: Diesel fumes cause cancer

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Diesel exhaust causes cancer, the World Health Organization’s cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke.The risk of getting …

WHO’s cancer agency: Diesel fumes cause cancer

June 06 2012

Bernanke likely to be pressed on health of economy

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When Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke visits Capitol Hill on Thursday, he’ll be pressed on a question that’s raised fears and divided economists inside and outside the Fed:What’s going on with the …

Bernanke likely to be pressed on health of economy

May 22 2012

Sector Snap: Coal cos. decline

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Shares of U.S. coal companies declined with lingering questions about the health of the Chinese economy and a potentially disastrous situation in Europe.Last month an Associated Press analysis showed that …

Sector Snap: Coal cos. decline

May 18 2012

Spain’s government to urge calm

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The government is expected to urge calm in the wake of bank downgrades and worries about the health of the overall banking system.

Spain’s government to urge calm

May 16 2012

UN: High blood pressure, glucose a global problem

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A quarter of those 25 or older now have high blood pressure worldwide, and almost one in 10 has worrying levels of glucose in their blood.The World Health Organization’s tally of the latest global health …

UN: High blood pressure, glucose a global problem

April 23 2012

Brent crude steady under $119; Europe, Iran eyed

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Brent crude steady under $119; Europe, Iran eyedBrent crude was steady under $119 a barrel on Tuesday as fears over the health of the euro zone economies and political uncertainty countered worries over a production stoppage in the North Sea and potential …

Brent crude steady under $119; Europe, Iran eyed

April 09 2012

Brent steady above $122 ahead of China data

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Brent steady above $122 ahead of China dataBrent crude futures held steady above $122 on Tuesday as investors awaited data out of China to gauge the economic health of the world’s second-biggest oil consumer. Investors are watching for signs that …

Brent steady above $122 ahead of China data

April 05 2012

Stock futures dip on euro zone worry; jobless claims in focus

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Stock futures dip on euro zone worry; jobless claims in focusStock index futures fell on Thursday as a rise in Spanish bond yields renewed concerns about the euro zone’s financial health, and as investors awaited a closely watched report on jobless claims. Concerns …

Stock futures dip on euro zone worry; jobless claims in focus

March 27 2012

METALS-Copper slips ahead of U.S. manufacturing data

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METALS-Copper slips ahead of U.S. manufacturing dataCopper slipped on Wednesday with investor focus shifting to upcoming U.S. manufacturing data for fresh insight into the health of the world’s top economy, while hopes for further monetary policy easing …

METALS-Copper slips ahead of U.S. manufacturing data

December 13 2011

Coal Industry Stock Review – December 2011

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Like all commodity sectors, the fortunes of the coal industry are also closely tied to the health of the global economy.

Coal Industry Stock Review – December 2011