Sector roundup: Coal companies, gold miners

Sector roundup: Coal companies fall on climate change plan; miners fall as gold prices drop

Associated Press

Among the sector activity stories for Wednesday, June 26, from AP Business News:

— The decline in coal stocks deepened as investors absorbed President Barack Obama's plan to fight climate change, which aims to cut pollution from coal-fired power plants and increase the use of renewable energy.

— Shares of gold miners fell as the price of the precious metal dropped to its lowest point in three years.

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