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  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 03 or percent, to $51.42. DuPont Co. fell$. 45 or. 6 percent, to $71.24.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $51.18. DuPont Co. fell$. 42 or. 6 percent, to $71.26.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 87 or 1.7 percent, to $51.39. DuPont Co. fell$. 47 or. 7 percent, to $71.68.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $52.11. DuPont Co. fell$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $71.90.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 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 $52.12. DuPont Co. fell$. 50 or. 7 percent, to $71.65.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 58 or 1.1 percent, to $52.26. DuPont Co. unchanged at $72.15.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 29 or. 5 percent, to $52.55. DuPont Co. fell$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $71.86.

  • Report: plant's chemicals not listed in 911 call Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    HOUSTON— Four workers killed by poisonous gas during a recent chemical leak were trapped inside the Texas pesticide plant for an hour before anyone called 911, and no one told dispatchers what substances were inside. The DuPont plant in La Porte typically housed as much as 250 tons of highly flammable methyl mercaptan, the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.36 or 2.6 percent, to $52.84. DuPont Co. rose$. 72 or 1.0 percent, to $72.15.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.40 or 2.7 percent, to $52.88. DuPont Co. rose $1.08 or 1.5 percent, to $72.51.

  • Dow Chemical agrees to add board members Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Dow Chemical Co. has agreed to add four new members to its board of directors after pressure from hedge fund activist Daniel Loeb's Third Point. In January, Third Point disclosed that it bought a stake in Dow, calling it its biggest investment. Third Point currently has a 1.9 percent stake in the company.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. unchanged at $51.48. DuPont Co. rose$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $71.43.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $51.42. DuPont Co. rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $71.35.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $51.27. DuPont Co. fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $71.01.

  • China firm disputes AP report of profits, history Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— A $5 billion Chinese chemical company backed by Morgan Stanley disputed overstating its profits, saying that local officials in China have agreed to change outdated records. The Associated Press cited the records about the company's origins and the source of its key assets in a two-month investigation that revealed discrepancies between...

  • UPDATE 2-Johnson Matthey optimistic for full-year Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    LONDON, Nov 20- Johnson Matthey expects higher earnings this year after the speciality chemicals company increased first-half profits due to stronger sales of its products that help to make cars more environmentally friendly. The company said tighter environmental legislation was mainly responsible for boosting sales in Europe and Asia of its...

  • LONDON, Nov 20- Johnson Matthey, the world's largest autocatalyst maker, lifted its full-year forecast on Thursday after beating analyst forecasts with a rise in first-half profit thanks to strong car sales in Europe and tougher environmental rules. Johnson Matthey is among the best performing specialty chemicals companies. The London- listed company...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 59 or 1.1 percent, to $51.48. DuPont Co. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $71.25.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 43 or. 8 percent, to $51.65. DuPont Co. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $71.04.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $51.96. DuPont Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $71.20.