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  • Early movers: DOW, BBRY, GME, RH, YHOO & more Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:49 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *Dow Chemical to spin off unit, merge it with Olin. NEW YORK, March 27- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, setting indexes up for a full week of daily declines, as the dollar index added to the previous session's rebound ahead of a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. *Dow Chemical shares jumped near 8 percent in premarket trading after it announced the...

  • Dow Chemical to take control of Olin Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:34 AM ET

    March 27- Dow Chemical Co said it would separate a large part of its chlorine business and merge it with Olin Corp in a deal that will give Dow control of Olin.

  • March 13- DuPont rejected hedge fund Trian Fund Management LP's proposal to add two nominees each to the chemical conglomerate's board and the board of a unit the company plans to spin off, in a letter to activist investor Nelson Peltz. Direct representation by a Trian principal cannot result in a "mutually acceptable resolution," DuPont said in the letter, which...

  • Why a nasty insect is getting the EPA's attention Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 3:49 PM ET
    An ear of corn hangs in a field outside Tiskilwa, Ill.

    A destructive insect's growing resistance to genetically modified corn seeds is costing American farmers as much as $2 billion annually.

  • March 12- Activist investor Nelson Peltz told CNBC on Thursday that he was willing to accept two seats on DuPont's board, including one for himself, which is double the number the chemical conglomerate is willing to give his hedge fund. Peltz and Trian Fund Management LP, engaged in a proxy battle with DuPont for the past six months, also want to nominate two people...

  • Hunger for welders fuels community college demand Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    C.J. Molina, center, a veteran and father of four, takes a graveyard-shift welding class at San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas, Jan. 27, 2015.

    The demand has created an unusually close partnership between the energy industry and community colleges to train people for disappearing skills. The NYT reports.

  • Cramer Remix: Where's the Nasdaq bubble? Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:02 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    As Apple hits new highs, "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is betting on it to lift the Nasdaq.

  • Cramer: Dow's back, baby. And still a bargain! Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:30 PM ET
    Andrew Liveris, CEO of Dow Chemical at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    This chemical company has made all the right moves to decouple itself from oil prices, and Jim Cramer sees dollar signs in the future.

  • India's Modi bets on GM crops for green revolution Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 | 10:49 PM ET
    A worker harvests onions on a farm near Umrana, Maharashtra, India, on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

    Modi is looking to reverse India's effective ban on genetically modified food crop trials in a bid to boost the country's dismal farm productivity.

  • NEW DELHI, Feb 22- On a fenced plot not far from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home, a field of mustard is in full yellow bloom, representing his government's reversal of an effective ban on field trials of genetically modified food crops. India placed a moratorium on GM aubergine in 2010 fearing the effect on food safety and biodiversity.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 10- One goal for U.N. climate talks is to stop industry fleeing Europe to escape regulatory costs, a Dow Chemical director said on Wednesday, adding there was no need to intervene in the EU carbon market to drive up prices. The European Union has sought to lead efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions with its Emissions Trading System, the world's...

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 10- One goal for U.N. climate talks is to stop industry fleeing Europe to escape regulatory costs, a Dow Chemical director said on Wednesday, adding there was no need to intervene in the EU carbon market to drive up prices. The European Union has sought to lead efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions with its Emissions Trading System, the world's...

  • Here's how to find winners when rates rise Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    After a better-than-expected jobs report, it may be finally time to dust off those rising-rate trades.

  • Cramer Remix: It's time to invest in this Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 7:16 PM ET
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    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer makes a bold call on where it’s time to move money now.

  • Cramer: Buy these US stocks on Europe's next drop Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 6:11 PM ET
    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, right, speaks as German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel looks on during a press conference after a meeting in Berlin, Feb. 5, 2015.

    With Greece causing turmoil in Europe, Jim Cramer cannot ignore the upside potential for these U.S. stocks.

  • *Says was considering a Trian nominee as additional board member. *Says Trian wants Nelson Peltz himself on DuPont board. Feb 5- Trian Fund Management turned down DuPont's proposal to consider appointing one of the activist investor's nominees to the company's board as the fund wanted its chief executive, Nelson Peltz, to get a seat, the chemical maker said.

  • Midday movers: Boeing, Kate Spade, Viacom & more Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
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    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Early movers: MCD, F, DOW, BABA, COH & more Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:21 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co's adjusted profit handily beat analysts' estimate as margins in its agricultural sciences business soared, helped largely by new crop protection products. The company plans to raise $7.5 billion to $8 billion from asset sales by mid-2016. Net income available for the company's shareholders fell 24 percent to $734 million, or 63 cents per...