Shares of Peabody (BTU +9.2%) and Alpha Natural (ANR +8.1%) rally after a U.S. court ruled late...

|About: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANRZQ)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Peabody (BTU +9.2%) and Alpha Natural (ANR +8.1%) rally after a U.S. court ruled late Friday the EPA must delay implementing its Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. Brean Murray analysts say the ruling marks the "first positive event for domestic thermal coal producers in quite a while," although the threat of the air pollution rule "still looms later this year." PCX +7.4%, JRCC +7.8%.