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BEIJING, June 3- China has begun levying an anti-dumping tax on a chemical imported from the European Union and the United States, the Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday, the latest in a string of issues that could fuel rising trade tensions.
*225 stocks hit 52- week highs on the NYSE and the Nasdaq. NEW YORK, May 28- The S&P 500 snapped a four-session winning streak on Wednesday to end just shy of a third straight record closing high.
BRUSSELS, May 28- The European Union tackled deep divisions on genetically modified crops on Wednesday by striking a compromise pact that is likely to make it easier for them to win approval while allowing some countries to ban them.
*To pay minority shareholders $14 in cash for each PetroLogistics unit. May 28- A Koch Industries Inc unit will take PetroLogistics LP private in a deal worth $2.1 billion, including debt, gaining control of a plant that can convert cheap U.S. shale gas into propylene, a key petrochemical used to make plastics.
May 8- Vermont on Thursday became the first U.S. state to mandate labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms as Governor Peter Shumlin signed a law that is expected to be challenged in court by some food and agriculture companies.
May 8- Vermont on Thursday became the first U.S. state to mandate labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms as Governor Peter Shumlin signed a law that is widely expected to be challenged in court by some food and agriculture companies.
Investors—some of whom have been singed by the recent setbacks—are beginning to think that the era of goodwill despite meager earnings is ending.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the key takeaways from Third Point's first quarter letter about its performance. The firm is still critical of Dow Chemical, and likes SoftBank.
BEIJING, April 28- China's top refiner Sinopec Corp is scaling back billions of dollars in petrochemical investments in the face of growing U.S. competition in the sector and rising local opposition to oil and gas plants over environmental concerns.
*First-qtr earnings per share $0.79 vs est. April 23- Dow Chemical Co said it expected margins to grow in almost all of its businesses in the near term, after tight cost control helped it lift margins in the first quarter.
*Boeing rallies after results, outlook; AT&T drops. NEW YORK, April 23- U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as strong results from Boeing failed to inspire investors to keep pushing equities higher following six straight days of gains.
April 23- Dow Chemical Co, the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported a stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as cost controls helped to boost margins in its divisions that make coatings, plastics and crop-protection products. Dow Chemical cut 5 percent of its workforce and shuttered 20 plants in late 2012..
*Boeing rallies after results, outlook; P&G edges down. *Key earnings on tap; Apple, Facebook out after the close. *Boeing Co reported first-quarter revenue that beat expectations and lifted its core earnings forecast to reflect a tax settlement gain, sending shares up 2.7 percent to $131.05 in premarket trading.
April 23- Dow Chemical Co, the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as cost controls helped to boost margins in businesses that make coatings, plastics and crop-protection products.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
April 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a 75 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher prices for its plastics products and higher margins in most of its businesses. Net income rose to $964 million, or 79 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $550 million, or 46 cents per share, a year earlier.
Most of these investors are looking for a dialogue to improve value, says Andrew Liveris, President, Chairman & CEO of Dow Chemical, sharing his thoughts on activist investors.
We overcame transport and weather issues in North American, says Andrew Liveris, President, Chairman & CEO of Dow Chemical, breaking down his company's first quarter results of $0.79 EPS on revenues of $14.46 billion.
US stock index futures seesawed as investors awaited another wave of major earnings, including Dow-listed Boeing and Procter & Gamble.
About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.