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  • FACTBOX-GMO crops have history of controversy Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Oct 29- Since commercialization of the world's first genetically engineered crops in 1995-1996, there has been an ongoing debate globally about the safety and effectiveness of the crops. On Nov. 4, voters in Oregon and Colorado will weigh in on proposed laws that would require foods made with genetically engineered crops and sold in those states to be labeled...

  • Oct 28- DuPont said there were "competitive advantages" in keeping its businesses together after higher operating margins in five of its seven units helped the company report a slightly better-than-expected quarterly profit. Activist investor Nelson Peltz has urged DuPont to separate its agriculture, nutrition and health, and industrial biosciences...

  • Early Movers: DD, PFE, AET, TWTR, MSG, WMT & more Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Oct 28- DuPont's third-quarter profit scraped past the average analyst estimate as the company's cost-cutting efforts helped to boost operating margins in five of its seven businesses. DuPont has unveiled plans to cut $1 billion in annual costs by 2019. The company is also spinning off its performance chemicals business, which makes materials such as...

  • DuPont profit jumps 52 pct as margins improve Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Oct 28- DuPont, the biggest U.S. chemicals producer by market value, reported a 52 percent jump in quarterly profit as operating margins rose in five of its seven businesses. Net income attributable to DuPont rose to $433 million, or 47 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $285 million, or 30 cents per share, a year earlier. Net sales fell 3 percent to...

  • DuPont profit jumps as margins improve Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    DuPont reported a 52 percent jump in profit as operating margins rose in five of its seven businesses.

  • Oil and earnings the main attractions (for now) Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:54 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 15, 2014.

    As markets await Fed's move to end the quantitative easing program when it releases its statement Wednesday, traders keep eyes on oil and earnings.

  • What traders are watching while they wait for the Fed Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:38 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 15, 2014.

    As markets await Fed's move to end the quantitative easing program when it releases its statement Wednesday, traders keep eyes on oil and earnings.

  • Cramer: Ebola, the Fed and earnings, oh my Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Can the bull market continue? In preparation for earnings season to continue next week, Jim Cramer gives his take on what to expect.

  • Dow Chemical to cut $1B in costs over 3 years Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    Dow Chemical said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins.

  • Oct 22- Dow Chemical Co, the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins. Rival Dupont has said it plans to shave off $1 billion of annual costs by 2019.. Ethane crackers in North America could maintain their cost advantage status even at $80 oil,...

  • *Adjusted profit $0.72 per share vs est $0.68. *Revenue up 5 pct at $14.41 billion. Oct 22- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected profit as margins rose for the ninth straight quarter in its plastics business, its biggest, due to low raw material costs.

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 21- U.S. firm Honeywell International Inc's joint venture with chemicals company DuPont to produce a new refrigerant for car air conditioning systems to meet new environmental rules may be anti-competitive, the European Commission said on Tuesday, following a near-three year probe. When Honeywell and Dupont announced a joint venture to...

  • World may not have enough food by 2050: Report Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:03 PM ET
    Farmers harvest rice on a field next to residential buildings on the outskirts of Hanoi on October 13, 2014.

    A new report says unless the world increases its agriculture production now, a growing population may not have enough food by 2050.

  • U.S. Ebola fears fuel new demand for protective gear Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 7:41 PM ET

    After Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan was diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, and later died, U.S. hospitals rapidly increased orders for protective equipment. Without additional intervention or changes in community behavior, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates there could be up to 1.4 million Ebola cases in West Africa by January...

  • Makers of Ebola protective gear soaring Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    A member a HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the home of the Texas nurse who contracted Ebola from a patient.

    Two companies have seen their stock prices more than double in the past week thanks to speculation on Ebola worries.

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks ended about 2 percent higher on Wednesday as markets extended gains on the FOMC minutes and recovered from Tuesday's selloff.

  • *Three of four advanced biofuel plants use Novozymes enzymes. Biomass conversion could transform Novozymes in future. But as commercial production of transportation fuel made from plant waste rather than valuable corn finally starts in the United States, Brazil and Europe, Novozymes has already turned its gaze towards bioplastics and even diapers.

  • 7 companies that could be the next to split: Pros Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    Dan Ives of FBR Capital and the CNBC "Fast Money" traders discuss which companies could be next to split.

  • Scary October start for stocks; Russell in correction Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 4:30 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks fell Wednesday as investors considered payrolls data and a report on manufacturing.