James River Coal Company (NASDAQ:JRCC)

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Another Panic Sell Downgrade in Coal

Coal used to be the equivalent of gold for utilities. So what if some power plants and mills still use coal. It is nasty and it is the scourge of the ...
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James River Coal Files for Bankruptcy

The natural gas revolution claimed its first coal-mining victim after markets closed Monday night. James River Coal Co. (NASDAQ: JRCC) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it tries to ...
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Out of Seven Coal Miners, Only CONSOL Shines

Can the U.S. coal mining industry in be saved? The forces arrayed against coal are formidable: environmental groups hate the stuff, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed rules ...
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Is Coal a Safe Investment Again?

After reporting third-quarter results Thursday, Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) jumped more than 9%, before ending the day about 3.7% higher. On Friday morning, shares tried to make a comeback, ...
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James River Cuts Coal Production, Workers

James River Coal Co. (NASDAQ: JRCC) has had a rough couple of years. Monday’s announcement that the company was cutting production and laying off 525 workers is just the latest ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Fade Further to Close

August 9, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning and bounced around below the break-even line most of the day. The day’s biggest economic news came from China, where ...
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James River Sells Less Coal, Posts Profit on Debt Swap

James River Coal Co. (NASDAQ: JRCC) reported second-quarter 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The coal miner’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.16 on revenues of $160.15 million. ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Close with Gains

August 8, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after China reported that its trade surplus narrowed to $17.1 billion in July, well below an expected surplus of $27.2 ...
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Coal Sector Outlook Improves a Little

Saying that coal company management has focused on the right levers -- lengthening debt maturities, slashing discretionary capital spending, reducing marginal production, driving productivity and cost performance -- Sterne Agee ...
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Top Analyst Calls of the Week, Stocks to Buy, Stocks to Sell, Sector by Sector

This last week had much more volatility than what investors have grown used to. 24/7 Wall St. wanted to highlight the top analyst sector research calls of the week now ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Maintain Gains All Day

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after the report on non-farm payrolls showed a slightly larger rise than analysts had expected. State and local government jobs rose for the ...
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Coal Mining Stocks Downgraded; James River Hit Hardest

Coal mining companies have had a miserable two years. Low-cost natural gas has clobbered demand for thermal coal to generate electricity, and the slow global economy has substantially slowed demand ...
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Stock Market Today: Big Winners & Losers for Wednesday

Here are the five biggest gaining stocks in today’s U.S. markets at closing:Neutral Tandem Inc. (NASDAQ: IQNT) is up 52% at $4.53.James River Coal Co. (NASDAQ: JRCC) is up 29.1% ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Wednesday: Markets Cannot Shake-off Low Open and Sink to Close

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following a weaker-than-expected employment report from ADP and concern that Friday’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics will follow the ADP lead ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Tuesday: Markets Mixed at Open, Closes Slightly Higher

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning as investors weighed conflicting data from the U.S., Europe, and Asia. In Europe, retail sales declined more than expected in Germany, Italy’s unemployment ...
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