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  • The herbicide is considered safe by the EPA, as well as many foreign regulatory agencies, including in the European Union. That could change, the EPA said in a statement Friday. "Given increased public interest in glyphosate, EPA may recommend sampling for glyphosate in the future," the agency said in an email response to a Reuters inquiry.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 02 or 1.9 percent, to $1.04. Consol Energy Inc. unchanged at $31.14. Peabody Energy fell$. 10 or 1.9 percent, to $5.19.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 08 or 2.5 percent, to $3.16. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 15 or 1.6 percent, to $9.29. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 13 or 2.5 percent, to $5.36.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 11 or. 9 percent, to $12.76. GoldCorp fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $19.81. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $23.57.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $49.66. DuPont Co. fell$. 70 or 1.0 percent, to $71.55.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 23 or 1.8 percent, to $12.88. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $23.60.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.21. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 16 or 3.1 percent, to $5.39. Silver Wheaton rose$. 51 or 2.6 percent, to $19.75.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 28 or 2.2 percent, to $12.93. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 16 or. 7 percent, to $23.78.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.26. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 08 or. 8 percent, to $9.52. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 23 or 4.4 percent, to $5.46.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 34 or. 7 percent, to $49.41. DuPont Co. fell$. 83 or 1.1 percent, to $71.42.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 01 or. 5 percent, to $1.05. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 19 or. 6 percent, to $30.95. Peabody Energy rose$. 11 or 2.1 percent, to $5.40.

  • "China is importing about 30,000 tonnes of tin concentrate a year from Myanmar. There is skepticism about whether Indonesian producers will sign up to the idea of cutting exports, "said Robin Bhar, an analyst at Societe Generale. Indonesia's tin association said its members and PT Timah, the country's biggest tin exporter, will not trade at prices below $17,000 a...

  • "China is importing about 30,000 tonnes of tin concentrate a year from Myanmar. There is scepticism about whether Indonesian producers will sign up to the idea of cutting exports, "said Robin Bhar, an analyst at Societe Generale. Indonesia's tin association said its members and PT Timah, the country's biggest tin exporter, will not trade at prices below $17,000 a...

  • LONDON, April 17- A pullback in bearings maker SKF and crop chemicals group Syngenta weighed on European equities on Friday, keeping a lid on the region's stock markets after a strong run so far this year. Some traders said lingering worries over Greece were also leading investors to trim back positions and take profits on the stock market rally.

  • LONDON, April 17- European stock markets lost ground on Friday, with bearings maker SKF and crop chemicals group Syngenta among the worst performers after posting tepid figures. SKF shares fell 4 percent after the Swedish company forecast flat demand for its products in the second quarter, while Syngenta declined by 3 percent after reporting lower sales.

  • MELBOURNE, April 17- London tin capitulated to more than five-year lows on Friday and is on track for a brutal 11 percent weekly fall, as growing supply from Myanmar and torpid demand punish prices. *The tumble in tin prices is likely to trigger production cuts at some smelters in top exporter Indonesia and also in China, industry group ITRI said on Thursday.

  • *Major court decisions expected this year- Gold Reserve. CARACAS, April 16-- Gold Reserve Inc, a small Canadian miner that lost its crown jewel in a 2009 expropriation, is targeting Venezuelan assets as it seeks to collect a $750 million arbitration award that would put new strains on the cash-strapped government's finances. With higher-profile cases including...

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 02 or 1.9 percent, to $1.06. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 36 or 1.2 percent, to $31.14. Peabody Energy rose$. 11 or 2.1 percent, to $5.29.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 36 or. 7 percent, to $49.75. DuPont Co. rose$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $72.25.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 09 or 2.7 percent, to $3.24. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 13 or 1.4 percent, to $9.44. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 06 or 1.1 percent, to $5.23.

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