GO
Loading...

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co

More

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.36 or 2.6 percent, to $52.84. DuPont Co. rose$. 72 or 1.0 percent, to $72.15.

  • UPDATE 2-Dow Chemical, Dan Loeb settle board debate Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Nov 21- Dow Chemical Co averted a proxy fight with Dan Loeb's hedge fund, Third Point LLC, by agreeing to add four independent directors to its board, sending its shares up as much as 4.5 percent. The company has agreed to add to the board two Third Point nominees- former Foster Wheeler AG CEO Raymond Milchovich and Steve Miller, the non-executive chairman of AIG.

  • US stocks jump after surprise rate cut from China Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    U.S. stocks are rising after a surprise interest rate cut in China and hints that the European Central Bank will step up its economic stimulus efforts. Caterpillar and DuPont led the gains in the Dow. Sotheby's jumped 8 percent after the auction house's chief executive, William Ruprecht, said he would step down.

  • Nov 21- Dow Chemical Co said it would add four independent directors to its board as part of an agreement with Daniel Loeb's hedge fund, Third Point LLC, avoiding a proxy battle. The $17.5 billion hedge fund was considering a proxy contest after negotiations with Dow over board seats broke down, Reuters had reported on Thursday. The fund is known for pushing...

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.40 or 2.7 percent, to $52.88. DuPont Co. rose $1.08 or 1.5 percent, to $72.51.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. unchanged at $51.48. DuPont Co. rose$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $71.43.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $51.42. DuPont Co. rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $71.35.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $51.27. DuPont Co. fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $71.01.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 59 or 1.1 percent, to $51.48. DuPont Co. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $71.25.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 43 or. 8 percent, to $51.65. DuPont Co. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $71.04.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $51.96. DuPont Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $71.20.

  • HOUSTON, Nov 19- Four workers who died on Saturday at a DuPont and Co plant in Texas were accidentally asphyxiated by chemicals, the coroner's office said on Wednesday, another finding that suggests the victims were not wearing full safety equipment. A DuPont spokesman declined to say if the victims were caught by surprise by the chemical or sent to repair a leak...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 95 or 1.9 percent, to $52.07. DuPont Co. rose$. 69 or 1.0 percent, to $71.16.

  • Wrongful death suit filed in Texas chemical leak Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 2:04 PM ET

    HOUSTON— The widow of one of four workers killed in a Houston- area DuPont chemical plant leak has filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking more than $1 million. The lawsuit filed Monday in Houston names E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., plus the manager of the plant in La Porte. Three other workers, including Gilbert Tisnado's brother, Robert Tisnado, also died during...

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 53 or 1.0 percent, to $51.65. DuPont Co. rose$. 71 or 1.0 percent, to $71.18.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $50.93. DuPont Co. rose$. 40 or. 6 percent, to $70.87.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $51.12. DuPont Co. fell$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $70.47.

  • The evolution of insect resistance "is a great threat" long- term to the sustainability of the GMO crop biotechnology that has become a highly valued tool for many U.S. farmers, according to Fangneng Huang, an entomologist at Louisiana State University and lead researcher for a three-year study. The research documents resistance by fall armyworms in the...

  • Chemical plant had some environmental violations Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:59 PM ET

    LA PORTE, Texas— State records show dozens of minor or moderate state environmental violations since 2009 at a Houston- area DuPont chemical plant where four people died from toxic fumes over the weekend. The plant, however, which covers 600 acres along the Houston Ship Channel in LaPorte and has operated since 1956, has received a satisfactory rating from the...

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 51 or 1.0 percent, to $50.87. DuPont Co. fell$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $70.47.