*Dalian iron ore falls 6 pct, Shanghai rebar down nearly 4 pct. *China has moved this week to crack down on price surge. China's top commodity exchanges in Dalian, Shanghai and Zhengzhou increased trading margins and fees in response to last week's spike in prices and volumes, which some analysts said were not matched by fundamentals for the underlying commodities. » Read More
SAO PAULO, Nov 7- Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday two amendments to its contract to supply naphtha to Braskem SA, Latin America's largest petrochemical company are worth 950 million reais. The contract amendments extend the terms of an agreement for Petrobras, as the oil company is known, to supply Braskem with naphtha, a...
*Margins expected to be buoyed by China, India gasoline demand. Margins are likely to be buoyed as gasoline remains a bright spot in otherwise oversupplied markets for oil products, with double-digit growth in demand for the fuel from Asia's largest consumers, China and India, analysts said. Energy consultancy FGE sees Singapore hydrocracking margins or...
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.