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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dow Chemical agrees to add board members Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Dow Chemical Co. has agreed to add four new members to its board of directors after pressure from hedge fund activist Daniel Loeb's Third Point. In January, Third Point disclosed that it bought a stake in Dow, calling it its biggest investment. Third Point currently has a 1.9 percent stake in the company.

  • Nov 21- Dow Chemical Co said it would add four independent directors to its board as part of an agreement with hedge fund Third Point LLC. The four directors will be included in Dow's nominees for election at the 2015 annual meeting. Reuters reported earlier this week that Third Point was considering a proxy contest after negotiations over board seats with the...

  • Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    Investors on Friday cheered news of an interest rate cut in China and the possibility that Europe's central bank will step up stimulus efforts in the region. "What it suggests is that these central banks are prepared to do even more to stimulate growth, to stimulate demand, and that always equates to better stock markets," said Quincy Krosby, a market strategist at...

  • 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.

  • Anti-corporate groups to stop protesting Davos Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    GENEVA— Two anti-corporate campaign groups said Wednesday that they will stop staging protests at the World Economic Forum because they believe the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Switzerland is no longer relevant. Instead, the groups said they would focus their work on promoting a plan— to be put to referendum in Switzerland— that would...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $51.20. DuPont Co. fell$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $70.57.