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  • Chemical firm pleads guilty to clean air violation Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A Massachusetts- based chemical company has pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act at a facility it owned in Rhode Island. Roberts Chemical Co., now based in Attleboro, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Providence as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 86 or 1.7 percent, to $52.88. DuPont Co. rose$. 62 or 1.0 percent, to $65.87.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 59 or 1.1 percent, to $52.61. DuPont Co. rose$. 66 or 1.0 percent, to $65.91.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $52.02. DuPont Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $65.25.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $51.88. DuPont Co. fell$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $64.82.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $52.30. DuPont Co. rose$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $65.59.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 70 or 1.4 percent, to $52.50. DuPont Co. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $65.11.

  • Group challenges immunity for pesticide sprayers Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Curry County Circuit Court in Gold Beach argues that immunity the law grants to pesticide sprayers treating farms and forests violates the Oregon Constitution's guarantee of the right to seek a legal remedy to violations of property rights.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 67 or 1.3 percent, to $52.47. DuPont Co. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $65.11.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $52.20. DuPont Co. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $64.90.

  • Decision could boost use of popular weed killer Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 3:11 AM ET

    The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to rule this fall on Dow AgroSciences' application to market Enlist, a new version of the 2,4- D herbicide that's been around since the 1940 s. In the department's final environmental review released last week, the USDA recommended approval.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 48 or. 9 percent, to $51.80. DuPont Co. fell$. 01 or percent, to $65.03.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $52.15. DuPont Co. rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $65.21.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $52.60. DuPont Co. rose$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $65.33.

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 10- Investors will gauge the strength of the euro zone's fragile economy this week as escalating conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq darken the mood globally. The growing sanctions fight between Russia and the West over Moscow's backing of rebels in Ukraine and U.S. air strikes to block Islamist militants in Iraq are also upsetting the markets.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 96 or 1.9 percent, to $52.28. DuPont Co. rose$. 64 or 1.0 percent, to $65.04.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $51.49. DuPont Co. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $64.53.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $51.39. DuPont Co. fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $64.25.

  • The senate approved a series of laws this week aimed at attracting companies such as Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp, and help stem declining crude production in Latin America's No. 2 economy.

  • Aug 6- U.S. regulators on Tuesday said they are leaning toward approval of a new line of herbicide-tolerant crops developed by Monsanto Co even though they could increase problematic weed resistance for farmers. St. Louis- based Monsanto, said the APHIS move was "a noteworthy sign of progress."