Coal Price Spikes Unsettle Ratings Aims

O'Leary, Christopher
November 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/15/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 44, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the recent increase of coal price in the U.S. Impact of the sudden uptick in coal prices on electric utilities; Implications of the price inflation on long-term plans by utilities to emerge from their junk-rated status; Role of rising coal prices on the reduction of profit margins of players in the energy industry for the third quarter of fiscal 2004.


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