San Francisco Chronicle/New York Times: Rescuers too late to save trapped miners. An agonizing two-day wait came to a tragic end on Saturday when rescue workers found the bodies of two coal miners who were trapped by a fire that began on a conveyor belt 900 feet underground…. The mine is operated by Aracoma Coal, a subsidiary of the Massey Energy Company, based in Richmond, Va.
Burnham’s Beat: Top 10 Best Performing Internet Stocks of 2005. 2005 was a good year to be long Internet advertising and online gambling. 3 of the year’s Top 10 performers, including the top 2, provide online advertising services to corporate clients, while 2 operate online gambling sites (3 if you consider online trading to be online gambling).
I’ve posted aQuantive contracts to the site.
Forbes: Mine Deaths May Bring Scrutiny to Ross’ International Coal. Rolling up a host of smaller companies can bring a host of risks, but they are usually more financial than physical. That was not the case yesterday at a coal company brought under the umbrella of billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, and his group is now facing the consequences.
I’ve added International Coal Group contracts to the web site. There are a number of coal leases, as well as an Advisory Services Agreement with W.L. Ross & Co. and an Employment Agreement between International Coal Group and Bennett Hatfield.