Rising coal prices and rising coal stocks are here to stay for at least the next 5-20 years. Bush is pushing for it, oil prices are rising and inturn increasing demand for coal by utilities, steel industries are demanding more coal, and other countries want more coal due to oil prices. There seems to be a bright future for coal companies in the short term. No place to go but up. Check out ANR, up about 30% +/- since February 15. This stock should keep climbing at a good clip.