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By: Andrew Moore, Managing Editor Platts Coal Trader Intercontinental Exchange on Monday (April 4) launched a new U.S. coal futures contract, and corresponding futures options contract, for Illinois Basin coal, the first coal futures contract for the U.S. market since … Continue reading
Peter Keavey, CME Group Risk management is more important than ever in today’s coal market. Cheap natural gas (NYMEX Henry Hub Natural Gas futures prices remain below $3.00) is competing fiercely with coal in the electricity bid stack. The fight … Continue reading
This May 7 Globe and Mail article gives an indication of some of the difficulties that international carbon trading schemes could impose on individual countries. If rules imposed and monitored by the U.N. are not followed, or carbon reporting mechanisms are deemed insufficient by the U.N.’s "enforcement branch," a country’s right to trade carbon credits internationally could be restricted or suspended.