If you take a step back and look at the big picture, it's obvious that this 'hated' energy source still has loads of potential for investors.
Despite the push to swap to cleaner burning fuels, the oil giant sees long-term growth for the coal industry.
Global urbanization should do wonders for the stock's recovery.
If China's economy continues down the road to recovery, there could be a global commodities boom coming next.
With military intervention in Syria looking less likely, the Dow looks to reclaim 15,000. Does this rally have legs?
Can US stocks hold up if China's economy is as weak as some market segments are indicating? Don't bet on it.
After years in the doldrums, miners of the fossil fuel are perking up on an increase in natural gas prices and renewed interest in steelmaking stocks.
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