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NEW YORK-- Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $48.65. DuPont Co. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $65.77.
March 14- Trinseo SA, a plastics maker backed by Bain Capital, filed again with U.S. regulators to raise up to $200 million in an initial public offering of common stock.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $48.79. DuPont Co. rose$. 55 or. 8 percent, to $66.26.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $48.80. DuPont Co. rose$. 52 or. 8 percent, to $66.23.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 29 or. 6 percent, to $48.74. DuPont Co. fell$. 72 or 1.1 percent, to $65.71.
*Each company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. FMC's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a life-high of $83.94 on Monday on the New York Stock Exchange.
March 10- Chemical manufacturer FMC Corp said it would split into two companies, one comprising its minerals business and the other its agricultural solutions, health and nutrition businesses. FMC's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a life-high of $83.94 in morning trade on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS, March 10- Dan Kittle has spent more than a decade waiting for this day.
Using fresh data, NERA Economic Consulting concluded again that gas exports would increase real household income and gross domestic product in the United States, despite raising natural gas prices.
*Follows forecast-beating profit at U.S. rivals Dow, DuPont. LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Feb 25- BASF, the world's largest chemicals company by sales, predicted a small rise in operating profit this year, with an uncertain economic outlook tempering its optimism over growing demand from automakers and consumer goods companies.
We are just providing information, "said Michael Livingston, a government agricultural economist and one of the authors of the report, prepared by the USDA's Economic Research Service.
BlackBerry shares rose after investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point hedge fund disclosed it had bought 10 million shares in the smart phone maker.
TORONTO, Feb 18- BlackBerry shares rose more than 6 percent in early trading on Tuesday after investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point hedge fund disclosed it had bought 10 million shares in the smartphone maker and technology company.
PARIS, Feb 17- France published a decree on Monday to prevent the planting of genetically modified maize as a stopgap measure, while the government works on changes to domestic and European laws to ensure a longer-term ban. Annual sowing of maize in France gets under way in the second half of March.
If there's a Holy Grail in the stock market, Cramer says it's got to be this.
Feb 12- Dow Chemical Co's "lack of transparency" makes it difficult to determine whether the petrochemical giant should be split up or kept together, hedge fund titan Daniel Loeb said on Wednesday.
Third Point said Dow Chemical's lack of transparency makes it difficult to determine whether the company should be split up or kept together.
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*Britain backs GM crop; France opposed, Germany abstains. European Commission endorsement of insect-resistant Pioneer 1507, developed jointly by DuPont and Dow Chemical, would end a decade-long debate and break Monsanto's monopoly in Europe's small market for GMO crops.