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  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- Illinois Tool Works Inc is nearing a deal to sell its industrial packaging unit for more than $3 billion, with buyout firms Carlyle Group LP and Onex Corp competing in the final stretch of the auction, people familiar with the matter said. It could not be learned, however, if Illinois Tool Works has granted exclusivity to either bidder.

  • International Paper 4th-qtr profit nearly doubles Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 7:23 AM ET

    Feb 4- International Paper Co, the largest North American producer of corrugated shipping boxes, said on Tuesday that fourth-quarter profit nearly doubled due in part to strong sales to Amazon.com Inc and other retail customers.

  • *Deal includes $250 mln in cash, $650 mln in notes. *Verso shares up more than 300 percent to $2.75. Jan 6- Coated paper maker Verso Paper Corp said it would buy privately held NewPage Holdings Inc for about $900 million in cash and Verso bonds to form a larger company that can withstand increasing pressure from digital media.

  • Jan 6- Coated paper producer Verso Paper Corp said it would buy privately held NewPage Holdings Inc for $1.4 billion. The combined company will have annual sales of about $4.5 billion and 11 manufacturing facilities located in six states. NewPage shareholders will receive $250 million in cash and $650 million in notes.

  • GUANGZHOU, Dec 19- The first day's trading in what will be by far the largest carbon market in China kicked off briskly on Thursday with pricing in line with expectations, as Beijing continues its drive to slow its rapid growth of heat-trapping emissions.

  • Excess capacity in China: IP CEO     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    It's tough to produce profits in China, says John Faraci, International Paper chairman & CEO, explaining why his company is looking to find growth in Russia.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 25- At least six major private equity groups are competing to buy the industrial packaging segment of Illinois Tool Works Inc, in a deal that could fetch more than $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • *Third-quarter adj EPS $0.31/ shr vs est $0.25. Oct 31- Canada's Resolute Forest Products Inc reported a better-than-expected profit for the fourth straight quarter as demand for its pulp products improved, sending its shares up 15 percent in early trade.

  • Butt Wipes May Clean Up the Male Grooming Market Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Howard Stern was right: Wet wipes may be the next big thing in male grooming. Dollar Shave Club introduces a toilet paper alternative.

  • Does Ping An's Move Signal More Curbs Coming? Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 2:29 AM ET

    A move by China's Ping An Bank to ban its regional branches from approving mortgages may signal that Beijing is set to tighten controls on the property market to calm prices.

  • IP CEO: 'It's All About Cash'     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    John Faraci, Chairman & CEO of International Paper, breaks down the paper company's better-than-expected fourth quarter numbers and discusses where he see growth opportunites.

  • Duo Behind Paperless Post     Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 11:47 AM ET

    James Hirschfeld,and Alexa Hirschfeld, Paperless Post, discuss why the e-card powerhouse is going back to paper cards.

  • Toilet Paper Ads in a Bathroom Near You? Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 11:33 AM ET
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    Entrepreneurs Jordan and Bryan Silverman have turned men's penchant for bathroom reading into a unique new business. Do they actually have customers?

  • Cramer's Top Dividend Stocks 2012 Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 9:27 AM ET
    Whether or not the stock market continues to rally, Jim Cramer recommends investors seek the protection of stocks with serious dividends. After all, if the stock market falls and the economy worsens, dividend-paying stocks will pay investors to wait until things get better. The "Mad Money" host especially likes “accidental high-yielders” — the stocks with small payouts that wouldn’t ordinarily offer high yields. Because of downward pressure in the markets, which has hurt their share prices, thos

    We pulled together a list of Cramer's favorite dividend plays. Read on and pick one or two for your portfolio. They could offer just the kind of defense that you need.

  • Cramer’s Earnings 'Game Plan' for Friday Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host shares his earnings expectations for International Paper, Procter & Gamble and V.F. Corp.

  • Domtar CEO on the Paper Business     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

    John Williams, Domtar Corporation president/CEO discusses the company celebrating its fifth year at the NYSE, and the state of the paper business.

  • International Paper CEO: We’re Seeing Good Growth Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 6:21 PM ET

    IP Chairman and CEO John Faraci talks to Cramer about the company’s growth and its pending merger with Temple-Inland.

  • Cramer's Top Dividend Stocks 2011 Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 9:36 AM ET
    In chaotic and difficult market environments, Jim Cramer recommends investors seek the protection of stocks with serious dividends. After all, dividend-paying stocks pay investors to wait until the market calms and the economy improves.

    We pulled together a list of Jim Cramer's favorite dividend plays. Read on and pick one or two for your portfolio.

  • Despite being rebuffed in its initial efforts, CEO John Faraci said IP will push forward with the deal.

  • Bullish on Stocks     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 12:25 PM ET

    Making a case for Weyerhaeuser, with David Barse, Third Avenue Management.

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