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  • Air Products: Cutting Edge of Alt. Energy? Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 6:24 PM ET

    This company's making moves to increase its market footprint while reducing the carbon one we leave behind.

  • Dow Chemical Hikes Prices 20%, Citing Energy Costs Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 10:49 AM ET

    Dow Chemical, the biggest U.S. chemical manufacturer, said on Wednesday it would hike prices for all its products by up to 20 percent next month, the latest signal that escalating energy prices were stoking inflation.

  • A View from the Top: What the CEOs are Saying Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 9:39 AM ET

    Chief executives from around Europe discussed their companies' earnings, opportunities and the challenges they face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Wednesday.

  • European Earnings: Commerzbank Disappoints Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 6:05 AM ET
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    Commerzbank had the most disappointing earnings results out of Europe Wednesday, as the German bank's first-quarter net profit fell 54 percent and it announced a 244 million euro ($377.9 million) writedown.

  • Stop Trading!: Monsanto Is Key to Food Crisis Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 3:26 PM ET

    The company's genetically modified seeds are just what the world needs.

  • Dow Chemical Profit Slips, Energy Costs Drag Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 7:07 AM ET
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    Dow Chemical said on Thursday that first-quarter earnings fell slightly from a year-ago, hurt by lower volumes in North America and soaring crude oil and natural gas costs.

  • European Earnings: Bayer Beats Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 5:50 AM ET

    Earnings from a smorgasbord of European companies revealed a mixed business environment Thursday, with the likes of Bayer and Swedbank beating expectations, while Peugeot Citroen and Stora Enso missed.

  • European Earnings: Germany's Highs and Lows Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 12:03 PM ET

    German companies dominated European earnings headlines Wednesday with tech heavyweight Infineon reporting a quarterly loss, but IKB, the first German subprime casualty indicating a smaller-than-expected loss.

  • Stocks Close Lower as Oil Tops $119 Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 5:21 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower Tuesday after disappointing guidance from Texas Instruments.

  • Oil Surge, Earnings Drag Down Stocks Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 2:32 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower Tuesday after disappointing guidance from Texas Instruments.

  • Stocks Slide Amid Earnings Disappointment Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 11:49 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Tuesday after disappointing guidance from Texas Instruments.

  • DuPont Profit Up, but Shares Fall on Cautious Outlook Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 8:39 AM ET
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    Chemical company DuPont said on Tuesday that first-quarter profit rose 26 percent, spurred by robust demand for its biotech seed offerings and crop protection chemicals.

  • European Earnings: Inflation Hits, Helps Profit Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 4:32 AM ET

    Rising food and energy prices took a toll on the bottom line of Associated British Foods -- the owner of retailer Primark -- the company said on Tuesday.

  • DuPont Raises First-Quarter Profit Outlook Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 6:43 AM ET

    Chemical maker DuPont raised its profit forecast Thursday, saying strong growth in its agriculture businesses and emerging markets should help offset weakness in U.S. housing and automotive markets.

  • Stop Trading!: WaMu's 'Radically Mispriced' Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    The stock's down 10% Tuesday. Cramer says it should be lower.

  • Five High-Yielding Stocks to Own Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 8:11 PM ET

    It's best to play it safe in this market. Let these hefty dividends do the work for you until things turn up.

  • Euro Stocks End Lower on Economy Fears Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 12:25 PM ET

    European stocks closed lower across the board Thursday, following two days of gains, as fears over the health of the global economy remained.

  • Lightning Round: Sprint, Visa, Mosaic and More Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | 7:35 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Rentokil Hires ICI Team in Fight for Recovery Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 6:00 AM ET

    Pest control to parcel delivery firm Rentokil Initial is parachuting in the management team that turned around chemicals group ICI in a bid to recover from two profit warnings that have hammered its shares. 

  • Stop Trading!: Bear's Market Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 3:11 PM ET

    Bear Stearns needs to get bought right now, Cramer says. Also, his silver lining stocks.