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  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.76 or 4.1 percent, to $44.79. DuPont Co. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $71.82.

  • Potash's profit beats as sales rise, costs fall Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    A worker prepares a railcar to transport potash from the Potash of Saskatchewan Lanigan mine in Lanigan, Sasketchewan, Canada.

    Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong potash sales and lower costs.

  • Potash Corp's shares rose more than 3 percent Thursday in Toronto and New York, touching their highest level since May 2012 in Toronto. Potash Corp sold 2.5 million tonnes of potash, the most ever in a fourth quarter and up 42 percent year over year. Potash Corp, the second-biggest potash producer by output after Russia's Uralkali OAO, reported fourth-quarter...

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 94 or 2.2 percent, to $43.97. DuPont Co. fell$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $71.53.

  • Dow Chemical tops 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:13 AM ET

    MIDLAND, Mich. _ Dow Chemical Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $819 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 68 cents per share. Dow Chemical shares have dropped roughly 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has decreased roughly 3 percent.

  • Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co's adjusted profit handily beat analysts' estimate as margins in its agricultural sciences business soared, helped largely by new crop protection products. The company plans to raise $7.5 billion to $8 billion from asset sales by mid-2016. Net income available for the company's shareholders fell 24 percent to $734 million, or 63 cents per...

  • Jan 29- Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, the world's biggest fertilizer company by market capitalization, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong potash sales and lower costs. Potash Corp, the second-biggest potash producer by output after Russia's Uralkali OAO, said on Thursday that improving phosphate market conditions are...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 6:07 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell $1.14 or 2.6 percent, to $43.03. DuPont Co. fell $1.47 or 2.0 percent, to $71.71.

  • Albemarle reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:36 PM ET

    BATON ROUGE, La. _ Albemarle Corp. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $18.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.01 per share. Analysts expected $648.6 million, according to Zacks.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 62 or 1.4 percent, to $43.55. DuPont Co. fell$. 47 or. 6 percent, to $72.71.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 10:41 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 60 or 1.4 percent, to $43.57. DuPont Co. fell$. 70 or 1.0 percent, to $72.48.

  • BAGHDAD, Jan 28- Royal Dutch Shell has signed a deal with Iraq worth $11 billion to build a petrochemicals plant in the southern oil hub of Basra, Industry Minister Nasser al-Esawi said on Wednesday. Esawi told a press conference in Baghdad the Nibras complex, which is expected to come on line within five to six years, would make Iraq the largest petrochemical...

  • BAGHDAD, Jan 28- Royal Dutch Shell signed deal with Iraq worth $11 billion to build a petrochemicals plant in the southern oil hub of Basra, Industry Minister Nasser al-Esawi said on Wednesday. Esawi told a press conference in Baghdad the Nibras complex, which is expected to come on line within five to six years, would make Iraq the largest petrochemical producer...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 6:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 39 or. 9 percent, to $44.17. DuPont Co. fell$. 93 or 1.3 percent, to $73.18.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 47 or 1.1 percent, to $44.09. DuPont Co. fell $1.57 or 2.1 percent, to $72.54.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell $1.00 or 2.2 percent, to $43.56. DuPont Co. fell $1.71 or 2.3 percent, to $72.40.

  • Jan 27- Chemicals maker DuPont said it expects to buy back shares up to $4 billion using the dividend from the spinoff of its performance chemicals business. The company also raised its cost reduction target by $300 million to at least $1.3 billion. Net income attributable to DuPont rose to $683 million, or 74 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 01 or percent, to $44.56. DuPont Co. rose$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $74.11.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a lower-court ruling that favored the former employees who objected to the change. On a unanimous vote, the nine-member court handed a win to M&G Polymers USA, a subsidiary of Italy-...

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:53 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 44 or 1.0 percent, to $44.13. DuPont Co. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $73.87.