What little hope coal had is now evaporating with NatGas prices. Sometime you feel like you are trapped in a coal mine and there is no hope to get you out.
Umm... easy way to get out. Sell if long, buy if short.
Shoulder season, lowest point of the demand curve. Utilities utilising PRB coal switching. $4 resistance for Nat Gas is very bullish for the future contract months ahead.
bill_bill, Why don't you cover your short & go long .. NatGas is currently: Monday, April 29, 2013: NYMEX Natural Gas Futures for June delivery closed up $0.169 at $4.392 per MMBtu.
If ACI can't ride the coat tail of the market today, shareholders are doomed.