Materials and Metals Chemicals

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  • This stock has rebounded from its bottom, making it much more attractive. But have investors already missed the move?

  • Dow Chemical said Tuesday it hopes to sell about $1.63 billion in common stock to pay down debt from its recent acquisition of Rohm & Haas.

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  • Dow Chemical and Rohm & Haas are in "longshot talks" to settle their dispute over Dow's stalled takeover of Rohm, CNBC learned, citing sources familiar with the situation.

  • Dow Chemical and Rohm & Haas, which will face off in a Delaware court next Monday to determine Dow's $78 cash deal to acquire Rohm & Haas, are engaged in talks to find a resolution to their dispute, CNBC has learned.

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  • With an unsafe dividend, exposure to slowing industries and that big run in a very short time, Cramer thinks this stock is a sell.

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  • A big dividend makes this stock a buy, buy, buy.

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    U.S. companies ranging from chemicals like Du Pont, to pharmas like Pfizer and Schering Plough, and financials like Fifth Third and BlackRock, reported earnings Tuesday.

  • European earnings were mixed Thursday, with telecoms reporting results in line or above forecasts, while energy companies and financials posted profit declines or figures below market expectations.

  • Dow Chemical

    Dow Chemical posted second-quarter earnings that fell short of market expectations as its price increases did not completely offset a sharp spike in energy and raw material costs.

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    Chemical maker DuPont Tuesday posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings as strong demand for its corn and soybean seeds offset weakness in the domestic housing and automotive markets.

  • A flurry of consolidation in the industry has Cramer predicting what could be next to go.

  • Ashland, which makes chemicals and Valvoline motor oil, said on Friday that it would acquire Hercules in a $2.6 billion cash-and-stock deal that would significantly boost its product offerings.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is helping to finance Dow's just-announced deal to buy specialty chemical maker Rohm and Haas for over $15 billion in cash. Berkshire is contributing an equity investment in the form of $3 billion worth of convertible preferred securities.  The Kuwait Investment Authority is also making a $1 billion investment.