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  • Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    HONOLULU— Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. Kendall Lamkey, chairman of the agronomy department at Iowa State University, said the initiative— if passed— could potentially make seed development more expensive for Monsanto Co. and a...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 53 or 1.1 percent, to $48.21. DuPont Co. rose$. 41 or. 6 percent, to $69.00.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $47.69. DuPont Co. rose$. 27 or. 4 percent, to $68.86.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 50 or 1.1 percent, to $47.18. DuPont Co. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $68.48.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $47.68. DuPont Co. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $68.59.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 24 or. 5 percent, to $47.85. DuPont Co. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $68.57.

  • The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California, argues that the Environmental Protection Agency did not adequately analyze the impact of one of the new herbicide's active ingredients, 2,4- D, before granting approval on Oct. 15 to Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide. "They did not do an adequate job," said Andrew Kimbrell, an attorney with...

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 01 or percent, to $47.60. DuPont Co. fell$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $68.50.

  • The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California, argues that the Environmental Protection Agency did not adequately analyze the impact of one of the new herbicide's active ingredients, 2,4- D, before granting approval on Oct. 15 to Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide. "They did not do an adequate job," said Andrew Kimbrell, an attorney with...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 60 or 1.2 percent, to $47.61. DuPont Co. fell$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $68.65.

  • US STOCKS-S&P 500 on track for best 5-day rally since 2011 Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:21 PM ET

    *Results from Broadcom and Yahoo lift tech shares. Tech names were among the biggest advancers a day after both Yahoo Inc and Broadcom beat revenue expectations. Broadcom shares climbed 6.9 percent to $39.90 while Yahoo was up 5.3 percent at $42.34; the two made up the S&P 500' s top percentage gainers.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 22- U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month as a rise in food and shelter costs offset a decline in energy prices.

  • Goldman exec: Mixed earnings reflect the economy Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:54 AM ET
    Gary Cohn, Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs president and COO Gary Cohn discusses how mixed earnings reflect the broader economy and prospects for U.S. growth.

  • 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,...

  • US STOCKS-Earnings lift Wall St for 5th straight day Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    *Results from Broadcom and Yahoo lift tech shares. Tech names were among the market's biggest advancers a day after both Yahoo Inc and Broadcom beat revenue expectations. Broadcom shares climbed 7.2 percent to $40.01 while Yahoo was up 5.7 percent at $42.47; the two made up the S&P 500' s top percentage gainers.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.01 or 2.1 percent, to $49.22. DuPont Co. rose$. 59 or. 9 percent, to $69.41.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St on track for 5th straight daily gain Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    Late Tuesday, both Yahoo Inc and Broadcom beat revenue expectations, and the stocks were the S&P 500' s two biggest advancers. Broadcom climbed 7 percent to $39.95 while Yahoo was up 6.4 percent at $42.77. Dow Chemical rose 1.6 percent to $48.98 after its results, helping to lift material stocks 0.6 percent.

  • US stocks open mixed; Yahoo among early gainers Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    Yahoo rose 6 percent after the Internet company reported a windfall from Alibaba's recent IPO. ETrade and Dow Chemical also rose after reporting earnings that were better than Wall Street analysts were expecting. European markets edged higher as investors were hopeful for new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: DOW beats     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 9:23 AM ET

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including Dow Chemical's two-part story, and 3D Systems.

  • Late Tuesday, both Yahoo Inc and Broadcom beat on revenue. Dow component Boeing edged 0.3 percent higher to $127.50 after its results, while Dow advanced 4 percent to $50.13. Yahoo climbed 5.4 percent to $42.34 while Broadcom added 6.3 percent to $39.70.