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  • Why FMC's a Buy Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 6:51 PM ET

    Is 30% upside enough of a reason?Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Syngenta Profit Leaps Amid Food, Biofuel Boom Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 3:40 AM ET

    Full-year net profit at the world's biggest agrochemicals company, Syngenta, rose 75 percent to $1.11 billion, beating forecasts, as crop prices rose sharply amid raging demand for food and biofuel.

  • Akzo Nobel Shares Gain on Revenue Outlook Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 12:43 PM ET

    Dutch chemical group Akzo Nobel said on Thursday it expected 2007 revenues of 10.2 billion euros ($15.10 billion), reassuring investors about its coatings unit performance and lifting its shares.

  • Safety Stocks Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 6:41 PM ET

    We may have hit a bottom, but there's still plenty of risk out there. Cramer offers up two stocks to get you through it.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • DuPont Profit Gets Boost From Emerging Markets Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 9:50 AM ET

    U.S. chemical major DuPont said Tuesday that fourth-quarter earnings rose before special items, helped by increased profits from its performance materials business and strong agricultural sales in Brazil.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Speculating on LSB Industries Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | 7:47 PM ET

    A little legal help from Congress and this stock could be a real winner, Cramer says.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Helium: Not Just for Parties Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 10:42 AM ET

    Demand for this gas is so tight it's being compared to oil. Here's how Cramer recommends playing it.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Germany's Bayer will cut 1,500 jobs at its plastics unit -- 10 percent of the division's workforce -- despite a higher-than-expected rise in group quarterly operating profit, it said on Tuesday.

  • European Market Close Lower on Weak Earnings Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | 1:20 PM ET

    Europe's major indexes closed lower Tuesday as investors remained cautious in the run up to Wednesday's Federal Reserve decision and in the wake of a generally disappointing batch of major earnings reports.

  • BASF Raises Outlook after Rising Quarterly Profits Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | 6:47 AM ET

    BASF raised its full-year profit forecast after third-quarter operating profit came in as expected thanks to acquisitions, higher demand and prices for its chemicals and agrochemicals products.

  • Dow Chemical Profit Falls on Acquisition Costs Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 8:19 AM ET

    Dow Chemical Thursday reported lower-than-expected third-quarter profit, hurt by a change in German tax law and a charge for acquisition costs.

  • European Stocks Close Higher in Global Rally Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 11:57 AM ET

    European markets closed firmly higher Tuesday, boosted by a rally in the U.S. and Asia and a further retreat by oil prices from record highs.

  • CNBC Europe Video: Earnings Roundup Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 11:24 AM ET

    It was a busy Tuesday for earnings reports, with several big-name companies issuing latest results. Here's what market analysts and corporate executives appearing on CNBC Europe had to say about the latest numbers.

  • DuPont's Earnings Rise on Strong Overseas Growth Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 9:22 AM ET

    Chemical maker DuPont said on Tuesday that third-quarter profit rose more than 8 percent as higher international seed sales offset weakness in the U.S. housing and auto markets.

  • Despite Cost Cuts, Akzo Nobel Profit Falls Short Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 3:05 AM ET

    Dutch chemical group Akzo Nobel said on Tuesday its third-quarter core profit rose 11 percent, supported by its chemical unit and cost cutting at its decorative coatings business.

  • European Stocks Close Lower on Bank of America Miss Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 11:39 AM ET

    European stocks finished in negative territory Thursday, after a sharper-than-expected drop in Bank of America's third-quarter profit caused by the credit crisis dragged financial and banking stocks lower.

  • Akzo Nobel Unveils $2.8 Billion Buyback Program Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 6:29 AM ET

    Dutch chemical group Akzo Nobel unveiled a 2 billion euros ($2.8 billion) share buyback and raised its dividend payout ratio on Monday as it seeks shareholder approval for its $16.3 billion purchase of Britain's ICI.

  • Game Plan for the Week of Sept. 24 Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | 10:17 AM ET

    Trust Cramer: Expensive oil is good for the market. So is the weak dollar.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Brighter Mood Spurs BASF, Schering-Plough Bond Plans Wednesday, 19 Sep 2007 | 5:44 AM ET

    German chemical company BASF plans to sell a 7-year euro benchmark bond, one of the banks managing the sale said on Wednesday, as the outlook for credit markets brightened.