Oct 11- U.S. chemical maker Dow Chemical Co said it will sell its polypropylene licensing and catalyst business to smaller peer W.R. Grace& Co for $500 million.
KUWAIT, Oct 8- A unit of state-owned Kuwait Oil Company will launch a tender later this year to build facilities to extract heavy crude at a cost of up to 1.2 billion dinars, its chief executive said.
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*Major indexes rebound after week of losses. NEW YORK, Oct 4- U.S. stocks rose on Friday after losses driven by a federal budget stalemate, four days of a partial government shutdown and worries about a possible U.S. debt default if Congress fails to raise the U.S. borrowing limit.
NEW YORK, Oct 4- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Friday, recovering from recent losses driven by the ongoing budget stalemate in Washington. Dow Chemical rose 2 percent. Investors may start to react poorly if the weekend passes without an agreement, said Joseph Quinlan, chief market strategist at U.S.
The U.S. has been the "bright spot" in the global economy, but Japan has been a "surprise positive" lately, too, Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris said.
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WASHINGTON, Sept 11- The Obama administration on Wednesday authorized natural gas exports from a fourth U.S. facility, unexpectedly accelerating a review process that would-be gas exporters and their allies in Congress had criticized as too slow.
WASHINGTON, Sept 5- Think you have a new way of making wine? The Treasury Department has proposed new rules that would make the research tax deduction and, in more limited cases, the research tax credit applicable to supply and production costs.
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Dow Chemical is trading at its highest levels in more than two years, and the bulls are looking for more gains by early next year.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23- Apache Corp faces a difficult choice in Egypt: whether to sell its substantial oil and natural gas operations in the country or wait out the recent bloodshed. "The sooner they get the hell out of there, the better," Oppenheimer& Co analyst Fadel Gheit said. "
July 25- Dow Chemical Co will consider selling its epoxy, construction and chlorine businesses as it joins industry rivals in shedding units vulnerable to commodity price swings, its chief executive said.
*Sees adjusted EBITDA at $50- $60 mln in second half of 2013. Aug 5- U.S. chemical maker Rockwood Holdings Inc hopes to turn around the paint pigments business it has been trying to sell for a year as it expects raw material costs to halve. Other chemical makers such as DuPont, Huntsman Corp and Tronox Ltd are also considering options for their pigments business.
*Second-quarter adj profit $0.73 vs est $0.76. Aug 5- U.S. chemical maker Rockwood Holdings Inc, which is overhauling its business to focus on lithium production for batteries, reported a lower-than-expected profit, hurt by weakness in its paint pigments business.
In an effort to clean up the image of genetically modified crops, major seed and crop science companies launched GMOAnswers.com to answer questions about so-called GMOs.
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*Nasdaq gains on Facebook results; Dow, S&P edge higher. NEW YORK, July 25- The dollar and global equity markets fell on Thursday after mixed corporate earnings and renewed worries about growth in China weighed on investor sentiment, but a 30 percent jump in Facebook Inc shares lifted U.S. stocks from the doldrums.
*Caterpillar, the Dow's worst performer, falls for second day. *Facebook's best daily percentage gain boosts Nasdaq. NEW YORK, July 25- The Nasdaq got a lift from Facebook shares on Thursday, but the Dow and the S&P 500 stumbled over mixed earnings and weakness in the cyclical sector.