Post-Market Data Analysis: Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal, Vale, and Molycorp

   Post-Market Data Analysis: Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal, Vale, and
                                   Molycorp

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LONDON, December 19, 2013

LONDON, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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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,
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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.
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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.
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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. Register with AAA Research Reports
and download the research on MCP for free at:

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