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  • Oct 28- DuPont's third-quarter profit scraped past the average analyst estimate as the company's cost-cutting efforts helped to boost operating margins in five of its seven businesses. DuPont has unveiled plans to cut $1 billion in annual costs by 2019. The company is also spinning off its performance chemicals business, which makes materials such as...

  • The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California, argues that the Environmental Protection Agency did not adequately analyze the impact of one of the new herbicide's active ingredients, 2,4- D, before granting approval on Oct. 15 to Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide. "They did not do an adequate job," said Andrew Kimbrell, an attorney with...

  • 17 stock trades in 91 seconds Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:24 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The "Fast Money" traders share how they're playing weakness in the stock market.

  • The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California, argues that the Environmental Protection Agency did not adequately analyze the impact of one of the new herbicide's active ingredients, 2,4- D, before granting approval on Oct. 15 to Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide. "They did not do an adequate job," said Andrew Kimbrell, an attorney with...

  • Cramer: Ignore the moronic market and buy here Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Jim Cramer tries to make sense of the moronic market activity, and suggests investors buy, buy, buy these stocks instead.

  • Cramer: Time to shop the drop Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    As the market dropped on Wednesday, Jim Cramer thinks this could be an entry point opportunity to buy stocks for those who missed the market bottom.

  • Dow Chemical to cut $1B in costs over 3 years Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    Dow Chemical said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins.

  • US STOCKS-S&P 500 on track for best 5-day rally since 2011 Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:21 PM ET

    *Results from Broadcom and Yahoo lift tech shares. Tech names were among the biggest advancers a day after both Yahoo Inc and Broadcom beat revenue expectations. Broadcom shares climbed 6.9 percent to $39.90 while Yahoo was up 5.3 percent at $42.34; the two made up the S&P 500' s top percentage gainers.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 22- U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month as a rise in food and shelter costs offset a decline in energy prices.

  • Goldman exec: Mixed earnings reflect the economy Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:54 AM ET
    Gary Cohn, Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs president and COO Gary Cohn discusses how mixed earnings reflect the broader economy and prospects for U.S. growth.

  • Oct 22- Dow Chemical Co, the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins. Rival Dupont has said it plans to shave off $1 billion of annual costs by 2019.. Ethane crackers in North America could maintain their cost advantage status even at $80 oil,...

  • US STOCKS-Earnings lift Wall St for 5th straight day Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    *Results from Broadcom and Yahoo lift tech shares. Tech names were among the market's biggest advancers a day after both Yahoo Inc and Broadcom beat revenue expectations. Broadcom shares climbed 7.2 percent to $40.01 while Yahoo was up 5.7 percent at $42.47; the two made up the S&P 500' s top percentage gainers.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St on track for 5th straight daily gain Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    Late Tuesday, both Yahoo Inc and Broadcom beat revenue expectations, and the stocks were the S&P 500' s two biggest advancers. Broadcom climbed 7 percent to $39.95 while Yahoo was up 6.4 percent at $42.77. Dow Chemical rose 1.6 percent to $48.98 after its results, helping to lift material stocks 0.6 percent.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: DOW beats  Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 9:23 AM ET

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including Dow Chemical's two-part story, and 3D Systems.

  • Late Tuesday, both Yahoo Inc and Broadcom beat on revenue. Dow component Boeing edged 0.3 percent higher to $127.50 after its results, while Dow advanced 4 percent to $50.13. Yahoo climbed 5.4 percent to $42.34 while Broadcom added 6.3 percent to $39.70.

  • *Adjusted profit $0.72 per share vs est $0.68. *Revenue up 5 pct at $14.41 billion. Oct 22- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected profit as margins rose for the ninth straight quarter in its plastics business, its biggest, due to low raw material costs.

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1230 GMT / 8.30 AM ET Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    LONDON- European shares slip and the euro hit a one-week low as reports that at least 11 banks could fail a region-wide financial health check this weekend offset hopes of corporate bond buying by the ECB. MADRID/ VIENNA- The European Central Bank cautions against speculation over the outcome of its stress tests after a media report says at least 11 banks have...

  • Early movers: BA, DOW, SWK, TSLA, YHOO Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:41 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • NEW YORK, Oct 22- Boeing Co and Dow Chemical were among the biggest movers of Wednesday's premarket session, with both stocks higher in the wake of strong results. Dow Chemical rose 2.7 percent to $49.50 before the bell after the company also reported better-than-expected earnings, helped by higher sales in its plastics and performance materials business...

  • UPDATE 1-Dow Chemical profit beats as plastics sales rise Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    Oct 22- Dow Chemical Co, the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit for the fourth time in a row, helped by higher sales in its plastics and performance materials business units. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization at the unit, the company's biggest by sales, rose 31 percent to $1.27 billion in...