Post-Market Data Analysis: Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal, Vale, and Molycorp PR Newswire LONDON, December 19, 2013 LONDON, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. On Wednesday, December 18, 2013, the U.S. equity market posted gains. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,810.65, up 1.66%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,167.97, up 1.84%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,070.06, up 1.15%. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index rose 1.65% to close the session at 635.81; and the S&P 500 Oil, Gas and Consumable fuels Industry Group Index gained 1.85% to close at 651.49. The S&P 500 Oil, Gas And Consumable Fuels Industry Group Index has gained 2.29% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.99% during the same period. Additionally, the S&P 500 Metals & Mining Industry Index closed the session 0.61% higher at 130.99. The major movers in the industry included Alpha Natural Resources Inc.(NYSE: ANR), Arch Coal Inc.(NYSE: ACI),Vale S.A.(NYSE: VALE), and Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on ANR, ACI, VALE, and MCP can be downloaded upon signing up at: http://www.aaaresearchreports.com/register/ On Wednesday, Alpha Natural Resources Inc.'s stock closed the day at $6.39, up 1.75% from the previous day's closing price of $6.28. The company's shares vacillated between $6.21 and $6.48 during the trading session. A total of 11.58 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 11.82 million. The company's shares have advanced 1.11% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.99% during the same period. Moreover, Alpha Natural Resources Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.84 and $6.62, respectively. Sign up today to read free research report on ANR at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/ANR121913.pdf Shares in Arch Coal Inc. posted gains on Wednesday, tracking the US equity market. The company's shares ended the day 2.21% higher at $4.17, after fluctuating between $4.03 and $4.20 during the trading session. A total of 9.11 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 9.21 million. The company's shares have gained 0.48% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.99% during the same period. Despite Wednesday's gains, Arch Coal Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $4.18 and $4.55, respectively. Register to download free technical analysis on ACI at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/ACI121913.pdf Vale S.A.'s stock edged 0.88% higher on Wednesday, finishing the day at $14.85, after vacillating between $14.54 and $15.00 during the trading session. A total of 18.96 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 16.65 million. The company's shares have gained 1.23% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.99% during the same period. Furthermore, Vale S.A.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $15.67 and $15.57, respectively. A free report on VALE can be accessed by registering at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/VALE121913.pdf Molycorp Inc.'s shares closed the day 2.52% lower at $4.65, after oscillating between $4.63 and $4.82 during the trading session. A total of 4.27 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 7.32 million. The company's shares have advanced 1.75% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a gain of 1.99% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Further, Molycorp Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $5.14 and $5.99, respectively. 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Post-Market Data Analysis: Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal, Vale, and Molycorp
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