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  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.98 or 4.6 percent, to $45.01. DuPont Co. rose $1.00 or 1.4 percent, to $72.71.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 08 or 7.7 percent, to $0.90. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 53 or 1.8 percent, to $29.26. Peabody Energy rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.12.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 32 or 2.5 percent, to $12.29. Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $5.67. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 09 or. 4 percent, to $24.17.

  • Eastman Chemical beats Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 5:27 PM ET

    KINGSPORT, Tenn. _ Eastman Chemical Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $16 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.54 per share. Eastman Chemical shares have dropped 9.5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has dropped nearly 2 percent.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 29- Canadian Oil Sands Ltd, the largest-interest owner in the Syncrude oil sands project, slashed its dividend and further reduced 2015 capital spending on Thursday as fourth-quarter profit dropped 87 percent due to lower oil prices. Canadian Oil Sands said net income in the quarter was C $25 million, or 5 Canadian cents per share, down from C...

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.76 or 4.1 percent, to $44.79. DuPont Co. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $71.82.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:23 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 14 or 4.3 percent, to $3.10. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 36 or 3.2 percent, to $10.93. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 42 or 6.7 percent, to $5.83.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 46 or 3.6 percent, to $12.15. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 54 or 2.2 percent, to $23.72.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:23 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 06 or 6.3 percent, to $0.91. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 44 or 1.5 percent, to $29.35. Peabody Energy fell$. 09 or 1.5 percent, to $6.01.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 29- Gold prices tumbled more than 2 percent to a two-week low on Thursday, while silver fell more than 6 percent and platinum more than 3 percent as the U.S. That's what's turned gold down here, "said Bill O'Neill, co-founder of commodities investment firm LOGIC Advisors in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Spot gold fell to a two-week low of $1,251.86...

  • Potash's profit beats as sales rise, costs fall Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    A worker prepares a railcar to transport potash from the Potash of Saskatchewan Lanigan mine in Lanigan, Sasketchewan, Canada.

    Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong potash sales and lower costs.

  • Potash Corp's shares rose more than 3 percent Thursday in Toronto and New York, touching their highest level since May 2012 in Toronto. Potash Corp sold 2.5 million tonnes of potash, the most ever in a fourth quarter and up 42 percent year over year. Potash Corp, the second-biggest potash producer by output after Russia's Uralkali OAO, reported fourth-quarter...

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.21. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 11 or 1.0 percent, to $11.18. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 14 or 2.2 percent, to $6.11.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 21 or 1.7 percent, to $12.40. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 42 or 1.7 percent, to $23.84.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 02 or 1.6 percent, to $0.96. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $29.73. Peabody Energy rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.12.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 94 or 2.2 percent, to $43.97. DuPont Co. fell$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $71.53.

  • Dow Chemical tops 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:13 AM ET

    MIDLAND, Mich. _ Dow Chemical Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $819 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 68 cents per share. Dow Chemical shares have dropped roughly 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has decreased roughly 3 percent.

  • Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co's adjusted profit handily beat analysts' estimate as margins in its agricultural sciences business soared, helped largely by new crop protection products. The company plans to raise $7.5 billion to $8 billion from asset sales by mid-2016. Net income available for the company's shareholders fell 24 percent to $734 million, or 63 cents per...

  • Bemis beats 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    NEENAH, Wis. _ Bemis Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $59.1 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 56 cents per share. Analysts expected $1.08 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Jan 29- Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, the world's biggest fertilizer company by market capitalization, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong potash sales and lower costs. Potash Corp, the second-biggest potash producer by output after Russia's Uralkali OAO, said on Thursday that improving phosphate market conditions are...

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