ChemChina is nearing a deal to take over Syngenta for around $42 billion, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.» Read More
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...
John Canally, Investment Strategist and Economist at LPL Financial, is expecting further downside for oil prices.
Dow reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher margins in five of its six units.
DuPont reported a 52 percent jump in profit as operating margins rose in five of its seven businesses.
Cramer said some companies are working despite their exposure overseas. Here's one.
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.
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.
The outlook for the iron and steel industries and a discussion of how to profit there, with Mark Parr, KeyBanc Capital Markets.