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  • March 10- Chemicals maker DuPont said it expected severe cold weather and storms in North America and business disruptions in Ukraine to hurt its first-quarter earnings and revenue. Freezing weather across North America has delayed the start of planting season this year, while political unrest in Ukraine has hurt DuPont's seed deliveries.

  • *Boeing finds cracks in wings of Dreamliners in production. *Facebook shares hit another record after UBS raises target. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. stocks dipped on Monday, weighed down by soft data out of China and Boeing's latest production setback.

  • China's exports unexpectedly tumbled in February, falling 18.1 percent from a year earlier and swinging the trade balance into deficit. The data underscored recent concerns about the outlook for China's economy, even though the Lunar New Year holidays were blamed for the slide.

  • *Each company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. FMC's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a life-high of $83.94 on Monday on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • *Facebook shares hit another record after UBS raises target. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. stocks fell on Monday weighed by soft data out of China, lingering concerns over Russia's claim over part of Ukraine and Boeing's latest production setback.

  • China's exports unexpectedly tumbled in February, falling 18.1 percent from a year earlier and swinging the trade balance into deficit. The data underscored recent concerns about the outlook for China's economy, even though the Lunar New Year holidays were blamed for the slide.

  • *Iron ore stocks in China swell to record 105 mln tonnes. SINGAPORE, March 10- Chinese steel futures hit record lows and spot iron ore prices posted the biggest one-day fall in over four years on Monday after China's trade balance swung into deficit and amplified fears of a slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy.

  • New spat emerges in South Africa's platinum strike Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 11:44 AM ET

    JOHANNESBURG, March 10- A public spat emerged on Monday between South Africa's labour mediator and the Chamber of Mines over the former's handling of talks to end an almost seven-week strike in the platinum sector, further dashing hopes of any breakthrough.

  • March 10- Chemical manufacturer FMC Corp said it would split into two companies, one comprising its minerals business and the other its agricultural solutions, health and nutrition businesses. FMC's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a life-high of $83.94 in morning trade on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.

  • *Copper and oil hit by China, U.S. jobs data knocks gold. LONDON, March 10- World stocks edged off a six-year peak and commodities from copper to crude oil tumbled on Monday as surprisingly weak Chinese trade data rattled investors already on edge over the crisis in Ukraine.

  • *Iron ore stocks in China swell to record 105 mln tonnes. SINGAPORE, March 10- Chinese steel and iron ore futures fell to their lowest levels ever on Monday after a surprise drop in exports swung China's trade balance into deficit last month and amplified fears of a slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy.

  • *Each company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. March 10- Chemical manufacturer FMC Corp said it would split into two companies, one comprising its minerals business and the other its agricultural solutions, health and nutrition business.

  • March 10- Chemical manufacturer FMC Corp said it would split into two companies, one comprising its minerals business and the other its agricultural solutions, health and nutrition business. FMC said the split would be through a tax-free distribution of shares in the new companies to its shareholders.

  • INDIANAPOLIS, March 10- Dan Kittle has spent more than a decade waiting for this day.

  • *Copper, oil hit by China, stronger US jobs knocks gold. LONDON, March 10- World stocks paused near a six-year peak and commodities from copper to crude tumbled on Monday as surprisingly weak Chinese trade data rattled investors already on edge over the crisis in Ukraine.

  • *Vale risks losing more than $1 billion invested in Guinea. LONDON/ CONAKRY, March 7- A technical committee in Guinea has recommended the government strip BSG Resources and its partner Vale of the rights to exploit a giant iron ore deposit because the panel alleges BSGR obtained the concession through corruption, sources close to the matter said.

  • SYDNEY, March 10- Meteorologists were on Monday monitoring a slow-moving cyclone that has intensified off the east coast of Australia, but said it was unlikely to affect a key mining and commodity export district.

  • SYDNEY, March 10- Shanghai copper dropped by its 5 percent daily limit on Monday to its lowest in more than four years after weak Chinese trade data fanned concerns over its metals industry following the country's first domestic bond default last week.

  • VANCOUVER/ TORONTO, March 9- Private equity firms are going underground. In the past, they have largely shunned mining acquisitions, as the volatility of commodities prices and cash flow made it difficult to structure leveraged deals.

  • Speak up, top French advisor tells women in business Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    LONDON, March 7- The first time Anne Meaux met Indian billionaire Lakshmi Mittal he laughed at her. The incident was an early example of an ability to tell unpalatable truths to powerful people that has since propelled Meaux to the position of France's top PR advisor.

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