Materials and Metals Chemicals

  • 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.

  • Plus, Cramer extends an invitation to Pepsi’s Indra Nooyi, talks technicals and makes a call on Dow Chemical.

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  • Mortgage rates are falling, a housing bottom looks near, oil's at $34, and GM lives to see another day.

  • 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.

  • This company's making moves to increase its market footprint while reducing the carbon one we leave behind.

  • Dow Chemical, the biggest U.S. chemical manufacturer, said on Wednesday it would hike prices for all its products by up to 20 percent next month, the latest signal that escalating energy prices were stoking inflation.