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  • WASHINGTON, Aug 22- The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, a victory for domestic producers hoping to benefit from a boom in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.23. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 04 or. 3 percent, to $14.07. Silver Wheaton fell$. 01 or percent, to $24.83.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $53.18. DuPont Co. fell$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $65.98.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 01 or. 5 percent, to $3.21. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 32 or. 8 percent, to $40.24. Peabody Energy fell$. 10 or. 6 percent, to $16.22.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 15 or. 8 percent, to $18.30. Gold Fields rose$. 08 or 1.8 percent, to $4.24. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 24 or. 9 percent, to $26.37.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday voted to impose anti-dumping duties against steel pipe imports from seven countries, exempting two, handing a victory to domestic producers who had complained that the cheap imports were undercutting their prices.

  • 2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after deaths Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death.

  • COLUMN-Tin: A couple of corrections: Andy Home Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    LONDON, Aug 22- The last few days have brought a couple of "official corrections", to coin news agency jargon, about the tin market. Because the second "official correction" came from Peter Kettle, markets manager at ITRI. Speaking in the Reuters Global Base Metals Forum earlier this week, he conceded that the forecast deficit is unlikely to appear this year.

  • LONDON, Aug 22- London copper hit its highest price in a fortnight on Friday and was on track for its biggest weekly rise since early July as brightening U.S. economic prospects eclipsed concerns over China and Europe.

  • ULAN BATOR, Aug 22- China and Mongolia have signed 26 new deals on railroads, mining and power generation during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit that began on Thursday, Mongolia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. Closer economic relations with China may be landlocked Mongolia's answer to recent economic woes.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 22- London copper held steady on Friday but was eyeing its biggest weekly gain since early July on brightening prospects over global growth, but caution over China's stuttering property markets kept traders cautious and capped gains.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.26. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 22 or 1.5 percent, to $14.03. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 33 or 3.5 percent, to $9.07.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 27 or 1.4 percent, to $18.45. Gold Fields fell$. 07 or 1.7 percent, to $4.16. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $26.61.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $53.07. DuPont Co. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $66.30.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 07 or 2.1 percent, to $3.20. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 19 or. 5 percent, to $39.92. Peabody Energy fell$. 35 or 2.1 percent, to $16.32.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 22- Asia petrochemicals firms are building tanks and retooling plants to store and process liquefied petroleum gas imported from the United States, counting on a flood of supply from the shale boom to replace costlier naphtha as a raw material.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 38 or 2.0 percent, to $18.35. Gold Fields fell$. 10 or 2.4 percent, to $4.13. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 22 or. 8 percent, to $26.51.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 05 or 1.5 percent, to $3.24. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 25 or 1.8 percent, to $14.00. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 42 or 4.5 percent, to $8.98.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 04 or 1.2 percent, to $3.23. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $39.70. Peabody Energy fell$. 44 or 2.6 percent, to $16.23.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $53.31. DuPont Co. rose$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $66.50.

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