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*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.
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.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
*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.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 6- In the past, billionaire investor Daniel Loeb would often wait for an industry conference before revealing his investment ideas. Such announcements-- including Loeb's bet on Dow Chemicals and Kyle Bass' bet on General Motors-- often lead to big swings in share prices as other investors pile on.
*Fed to reduce stimulus by another $10 billion per month. *Boeing, Yahoo shares fall after results; Facebook up late. NEW YORK, Jan 29- U.S. stocks dropped more than 1 percent on Wednesday, hitting session lows after the Federal Reserve stuck with its plan to scale back stimulus even in the midst of emerging market turmoil.
Bond prices rose after the after the Federal Reserve released the minutes of its most recent policy committee meeting on Wednesday.
CNBC's Kate Kelly thinks companies will face more pressure from activist investors in the future.
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.