April 23- Chemicals maker DuPont forecast further strong growth in demand for its seeds and pesticides after it more than doubled quarterly profit, reinforcing a push into food and agriculture that has eased its dependence on paint pigments.
April 23- Chemicals maker DuPont's quarterly profit more than doubled as the worst dry spell in decades encouraged U.S. farmers to buy its drought-hardy seeds and crop-protection products to boost yields.
April 23- Chemicals maker DuPont's quarterly profit beat analysts' estimates as higher sales of its seeds and agriculture chemicals offset weak demand for the once-lucrative titanium dioxide paint pigment.
NEW YORK, Feb 6- Jon Najarian's no wimp. But when Congress seemed hell-bent on running the economy over the much-ballyhooed "fiscal cliff" at the end of last year, Najarian finally got skittish.
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- The White House said on Thursday it is disbanding President Barack Obama's jobs council, a group of high-profile chief executives who gave advice on how to spur growth, even as 12 million Americans remain out of work.
Jan 22- Weak demand for paint pigment and solar panel parts eroded DuPont's fourth-quarter profit, with Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman tempering expectations for those once-lucrative markets due to "significant challenges." Demand fell most for DuPont's titanium dioxide pigment, which is found in products ranging from car paint to sunscreen.
Washington thinks a resolution of the tense debate over the national debt will unlock a burst of economic growth. However, evidence for this belief is far from clear.
A cross-section of executives from companies including DuPont Co, Saks Inc, Aetna Inc and 3 M Co on Wednesday warned that the standoff adds an element of uncertainty to an already tepid U.S. economy.