NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $52.79. DuPont Co. fell$. 45 or. 6 percent, to $71.04.» Read More
Dow Chemical reported a surprise quarterly profit, excluding special items, Thursday and also said that the U.S. economy has bottomed.
A late rally pushed stocks higher Tuesday following better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components. The Dow logged its seventh-straight gain, the Nasdaq, it's tenth.
The Dow advanced Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.
Chemical company DuPont reported a sharp fall in quarterly net income Tuesday, citing weak sales, restructuring charges and the adverse impact of currency exchange rates.
The Dow bolted out of the gate Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.
Futures indicated a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday ahead of a slew of earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Capitol Hill testimony.
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Dow Chemical said Tuesday it hopes to sell about $1.63 billion in common stock to pay down debt from its recent acquisition of Rohm & Haas.
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Dow Chemical and Rohm & Haas are in "longshot talks" to settle their dispute over Dow's stalled takeover of Rohm, CNBC learned, citing sources familiar with the situation.
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