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  • DUBAI, Nov 16- Kuwait plans to offer to the public the shares in Kuwaiti joint ventures which U.S. petrochemicals giant Dow Chemical Co plans to sell off, state news agency KUNA quoted a senior Kuwaiti executive as saying. Dow Chemical announced last week that as part of a $7- $8.5 billion divestiture plan, it would reduce its equity positions in all of its Kuwaiti...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.41 or 2.8 percent, to $51.37. DuPont Co. rose$. 25 or. 4 percent, to $70.80.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 67 or 1.3 percent, to $50.63. DuPont Co. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $70.68.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 73 or 1.5 percent, to $50.69. DuPont Co. rose$. 41 or. 6 percent, to $70.96.

  • Judge blocks Maui County from implementing GMO law Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 2:28 AM ET

    HONOLULU— Two leading developers of genetically engineered corn have sued Maui County to stop a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms. The lawsuit filed by Monsanto Co. and a Dow Chemical Co. unit in federal court in Honolulu asks a judge to immediately prevent the law from taking effect. The lawsuit said Monsanto would have to...

  • BOSTON, Nov 13- Hedge fund Third Point is considering launching a proxy contest at Dow Chemical Co after negotiations over board seats with the largest U.S. chemical company broke down on Thursday, two sources familiar with the talks said. Third Point, one of Dow's biggest investors with a 2 percent stake, had been talking to the company for months and was told last...

  • Monsanto, Dow unit sue Maui County over GMO law Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    HONOLULU— Two agricultural companies sued Maui County on Thursday to challenge a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms. Monsanto Co. and a Dow Chemical Co. unit filed the lawsuit in federal court in Honolulu, asking a judge to immediately prevent the law from taking effect and to invalidate the measure. The Maui law imposes a...

  • Nov 13- Dow AgroSciences' decision to severely restrict U.S. introduction of its Enlist genetically modified crops and herbicide- billed as the company's most important product launch ever- came after extensive talks with U.S. grain leaders who fear roiling trade with China, a company executive said on Thursday. The deep involvement of the grain industry in...

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $49.96. DuPont Co. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $70.55.

  • Nov 13- Dow AgroSciences' decision to severely restrict U.S. introduction of its Enlist genetically modified crops and herbicide- billed as the company's most important product launch ever- came after extensive talks with U.S. grain leaders who fear roiling trade with China, a company executive said Thursday. The deep involvement of the grain industry in...

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $49.85. DuPont Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $70.53.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.04 or 2.1 percent, to $50.94. DuPont Co. rose$. 52 or. 7 percent, to $71.00.

  • Cramer Remix: Apple & oil—what you need to know Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    With the stock at an all-time high and oil at a low, this is what "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer thinks you need to know.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 12 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$. 38 or. 8 percent, to $49.90. DuPont Co. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $70.48.

  • Nov 12- Dow AgroSciences said on Wednesday it will restrict sales of its new genetically modified corn and soybeans to prevent them from entering U.S. domestic or international grain marketing channels as it awaits import approval from China. The move by the agricultural unit of Dow Chemical Co is aimed at avoiding the type of market turmoil that hit Sygenta AG...

  • Nov 12- Dow AgroSciences said on Wednesday it will restrict sales of its new genetically modified corn and soybeans to prevent them from entering U.S. domestic or international marketing channels as it awaits import approval from China. The move by the agricultural unit of Dow Chemical Co is aimed at avoiding the type of market turmoil that hit Sygenta AG and...

  • Dow Chemical ups dividend, raises stock buyback Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    MIDLAND, Mich.— Dow Chemical said Wednesday that it is boosting its quarterly dividend 14 percent, more than doubling the amount of shares it can buy back and raising its target for selling more of its non-core assets. The company also said it plans to raise between $7 billion and $8.5 billion through asset sales by the middle of 2016. It said it still plans to raise...

  • *Expects to raise $7 bln- $8.5 bln from asset sales by mid-2016. Nov 12- Dow Chemical Co raised its asset sale target by as much as 42 percent to $8.5 billion and increased its share buyback plan by $5 billion, as it looks to thwart hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb's push to split the company. Shares of Dow Chemical, which also raised its quarterly dividend to 42 cents per...

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 31 or. 6 percent, to $49.83. DuPont Co. fell$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $70.19.

  • Midday movers: Dow Chemical, Google, Macy's & more Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers: