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  • LONDON, Sept 16- The world is producing too much aluminium. But not enough, particularly in China, which is exporting its surplus to the rest of the world in the form of semi-fabricated products. That abundance of supply has been proven by Indonesia's ban on exports of bauxite to China.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 10- German speciality chemicals company Lanxess is in talks to put its main synthetic rubber business into a joint venture with petrochemicals group Ineos, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Lanxess has also held talks with Saudi Arabian Oil Company and Russia's NKNK and Sibur, but negotiations over the sale of a stake or pooling...

  • Will oil prices drop after Iran nuclear deal? Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 7:20 PM ET
    Will oil prices drop after Iran nuclear deal?

    John Canally, Investment Strategist and Economist at LPL Financial, is expecting further downside for oil prices.

  • Earnings show Dow built to handle volatility: CEO Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 8:15 AM ET
    Andrew Liveris, CEO of Dow Chemical at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Dow reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher margins in five of its six units.

  • DuPont profit jumps as margins improve Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    DuPont reported a 52 percent jump in profit as operating margins rose in five of its seven businesses.

  • Cramer: Stock with Plenty of Room to Run Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 6:16 PM ET

    Cramer said some companies are working despite their exposure overseas. Here's one.

  • Climate Change and its Impact on Food Prices Sunday, 22 Jan 2012 | 4:56 PM ET

    Food prices and security, threatened by weather-caused production declines and relentless rising demand, will be a key issue at the conference of world business, political and social leaders.

  • Dow Chemical Q2 Results Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 8:04 AM ET
    Dow Chemical Q2 Results

    Emerging markets are a big part of Dow's growth. Discussing the chemical company's second quarter earnings, rising commodity prices, and stalled debt talks in Washington, with Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical chairman/CEO, and Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa chairman/CEO.

  • Trading on Steel's Strength Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 10:15 AM ET
    Trading on Steel's Strength

    The outlook for the iron and steel industries and a discussion of how to profit there, with Mark Parr, KeyBanc Capital Markets.