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  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 24 or. 5 percent, to $49.33. DuPont Co. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $77.99.

  • FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates, March 5- Vopak, the world's largest independent storage tank operator, is expanding its chemical product storage capacity in Saudi Arabia, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday. Vopak, which offers oil, chemical and biofuels storage in the world's top bunkering hubs Singapore and Rotterdam, as well as on the east coast of the...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $49.57. DuPont Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $78.12.

  • Trinseo reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 4:45 PM ET

    BERWYN, Pa. _ Trinseo SA on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $30 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 7 cents per share. Trinseo shares have increased nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 70 or 1.4 percent, to $49.95. DuPont Co. rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $78.17.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 10:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $49.11. DuPont Co. fell$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $77.88.

  • BMW anybody? Carmakers to gain most from weak euro Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 8:13 AM ET

    European carmakers and chemical and tourism companies stand to gain most from the weak euro, while the airline sector looks set to be worst hit.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $49.25. DuPont Co. fell$. 42 or. 5 percent, to $78.07.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $49.35. DuPont Co. rose$. 64 or. 8 percent, to $78.49.

  • SAO PAULO, March 2- Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc, the world's largest fertilizer company by market value, agreed on Monday to pay about $56 million for a 9.5 percent stake in Brazilian rival Fertilizantes Heringer SA, the latest effort by Potash to grow in Latin America's largest economy. Under terms of the agreement, PotashCorp will acquire the stake...

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $49.30. DuPont Co. rose$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $78.11.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $49.09. DuPont Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $77.81.

  • Potash Corp to buy stake in Brazil's Heringer Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 8:26 AM ET

    March 2- Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc, the world's biggest fertilizer company by market capitalization, said it would buy a 9.5 percent stake in Brazil's Fertilizantes Heringer SA from its controlling shareholders for $55.7 million. The deal, expected to close in the second half of this year, will pave the way for a long-term potash supply agreement, allowing...

  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is taking comments and data about monarchs through March 2, and a decision on whether to list the monarch as threatened is due in December. Environmentalists say the butterfly's decline— the overwinter population in Mexico reached a low in 2013— has coincided with the rise of St. Louis- based agribusiness giant Monsanto's...

  • Berkshire Hathaway's 4Q profit declines 17 percent Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 9:23 AM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday that its fourth quarter profit slid 17 percent because of declines in the paper value of its investments and derivative contracts. Berkshire's quarterly profit declined to $4.16 billion, or $2,529 per Class A share, on $48.3 billion in revenue. Those were $3.96 billion, or $2,412 per share, which is up from $3.78...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 27- Brazil's Braskem SA, Latin America's largest petrochemical company, said on Friday it had agreed to a revised naphtha supply contract with shareholder Petrobras, staving off a threatened shutdown of its Brazilian plants. The contract with Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as Petrobras is formally known, extends the supply agreement until Aug. 31,...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 01 or percent, to $49.24. DuPont Co. fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $77.85.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 33 or. 7 percent, to $49.58. DuPont Co. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $77.97.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $49.16. DuPont Co. fell$. 39 or. 5 percent, to $77.64.

  • *Fourth quarter adjusted operating profit 1.46 bln euros. LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Feb 27- BASF, the world's largest chemical firm by sales, expects operating profit to stagnate this year due to lower oil prices and the cost of launching an unusually high number of production sites. The emerging markets are growing more slowly and the global economy is being...