The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.» Read More
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
*To raise $1 bln from sale of corporate assets. July 23- Dow Chemical Co said it would raise about $1 billion from the sale of corporate assets such as rail cars and that it was reviewing joint ventures, part of a plan to raise as much as $6 billion through asset sales.
The pre-2008 economy should be viewed as a bubble and growth rates will be much more subdued, Dow Chemical Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris tells CNBC.
Whirlpool missed profit and revenue expectations by a wide margin, and cut their full year forecast.
July 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose and margins improved due to higher prices and a tight control on costs.
July 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose across its businesses and margins improved due to higher prices and a tight control on costs.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on shareholder activism and Dan Loeb's Third Point stake in Dow.
July 23- Dow Chemical Co said its second-quarter net profit fell 62 percent from a year earlier, when it received $2.2 billion in damages from Kuwait's state chemical company for pulling out of a petrochemical venture in 2008..
Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical chairman & CEO, breaks down his company's second quarter numbers and weighs in on Dow's plans to divest corporate assets it no longer needs.
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
While stocks have generally moved higher, winning themes have emerged for the second half of the year.
*Stakeholders include private equity firms CVC Capital and CD&R. Univar sources chemicals from over 8,800 producers worldwide, including Dow Chemical Co, Exxon Mobil Corp and Eastman Chemical Co.. The company, which gets more than half of its revenue from the United States, listed Akzo Nobel, Kellogg Co, Ecolab Inc and FMC Corp among its customers.
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June 26- Chemicals maker DuPont cut its operating profit forecast for the second quarter and the full year, saying sales in its agriculture and performance chemicals units increased at a slower pace than it had expected. DuPont has been focusing on its agriculture business, its biggest, for the past few quarters.
Before you put your next dollar in stocks, Cramer would like a word about cyclical versus secular stocks.
*Syngenta declines to comment on report of Monsanto talks. ZURICH, June 24- Syngenta's shares jumped on Tuesday after a media report that the Swiss crop chemical maker had been in talks about a $40 billion takeover by U.S. rival Monsanto Co to create the world's largest agrochemical company.
*Syngenta declines to comment on report of Monsanto talks. ZURICH, June 24- Syngenta's shares jumped on Tuesday after a media report the Swiss crop chemicals maker had been in talks about a $40 billion takeover by U.S. rival Monsanto Co. to create the world's largest agrochemicals company.
"Houston has had this incredible growth rate but the lack of skilled workers could slow us down," said Patrick Jankowski of the Greater Houston Partnership. The Houston economy grew 5.3 percent in 2012, trailing only San Francisco while outpacing the wider U.S. economy, according to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.