NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- James River Coal (JRCC), Peabody Energy (BTU - Get Report) and Consol Energy (CNX - Get Report) rallied higher, whereas Mines Management (MGN), Hecla Mining (HL) and MAG Silver (MVG) showed weakness.Most of the metal and mining winners last week comprised of major coal stocks in the U.S. Industry analysts say that U.S.-based coal miners are set to gain from the growing safety concerns of nuclear energy in major European countries. Furthermore, as nuclear-powered electricity generation diminishes, coal and natural gas will emerge strong viable alternatives.
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