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Aston Martin is recalling most of its cars built since 2007 after discovering a Chinese supplier was using counterfeit plastic in a part.
DETROIT, Feb 5- Aston Martin expanded a recall on Wednesday to cover most of its sports cars built since late 2007 after discovering a Chinese sub-supplier was using counterfeit plastic material in a part supplied to the British luxury sports carmaker.
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with equities rebounding after a rout the prior day.
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Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co hiked its dividend and tripled its share buyback program, but signaled that it was in no hurry to fall in line with activist shareholder Daniel Loeb's demands to spin off its slow-growing petrochemical businesses. Shares of Dow Chemical, the largest U.S. chemical maker by sales, rose as much as 6 percent in early trading on Wednesday.
Facing pressure from activist investor Dan Loeb, Dow Chemical chief Andrew Liveris told CNBC that Warren Buffett supports his vision for the company.
Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co reported a quarterly profit that comfortably beat market expectations, hiked its dividend and tripled its share buyback program, joining rival DuPont in increasing shareholder returns amid investor activism.
Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and tripled its share buyback program to $4.5 billion, joining rival DuPont in increasing shareholder returns amid investor activism.
Treasury prices were little changed before a $32 billion auction of two-year fixed-rate notes.
Jan 28- DuPont's quarterly profit doubled, beating market estimates, as its strong push into agriculture paid off, and the chemical maker said it would buy back $5 billion in stock. DuPont shares were up about 2 percent at $61.30 in premarket trading on Tuesday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Jan 28- DuPont posted a quarterly profit that doubled and beat market estimates, helped by higher margins at its businesses that sell seeds and make materials for solar panels. Dupont is concentrating on growing its high-margin agriculture, food, specialty materials, and alternative energy businesses.
Jan 28- DuPont's fourth-quarter profit doubled, driven by strong insecticide sales in Latin America and earlier seed shipments in North America, and the company announced a new $5 billion share buyback program.
NEW YORK, Jan 26- Wall Street managed to avoid major selloffs in 2013, but bears look ready- and anxious- to take command. Another cut to the central bank's monthly purchase of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities- to $65 billion from $75 billion- is all but certain, based on policymakers' recent comments.
NEW YORK, Jan 24- Wall Street managed to avoid major selloffs in 2013, but bears look ready- and anxious- to take command. Another cut to the monthly purchase of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities- to $65 billion from the current $75 billion- is all but certain, based on policymakers' recent comments.
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*Germany accused of breaching EU law on car refrigerants. *European Commission gives Germany two months to respond. BRUSSELS/ STUTTGART, Jan 23- The European Commission launched legal proceedings against Germany on Thursday over Daimler's refusal to remove a banned refrigerant from new cars, the latest in a series of clashes between Brussels and Berlin.
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Jan 21- Activist investor Daniel Loeb has taken a major stake in Dow Chemical Co, urging the largest U.S. chemical maker by revenue to spin off its lucrative but slow-growing petrochemical unit and focus on specialty materials.
General Mills said it has stopped using genetically modified ingredients in its Cheerios as the U.S. branded foods manufacturer hopes the move will firm up customer loyalty.