Mosaic Co


  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan- based Potash Corp is reviewing its $4.5 billion worth of investments in China's Sinofert Holdings Ltd, Israel Chemicals, Jordan's Arab Potash Co PLC and Chile's SQM. Tilk said he is content with the influence Potash holds at Arab Potash and Sinofert. No decisions have been made, and Potash Corp would not act without consulting the...

  • *Uralkali suspends work at mine after water flows in. *Uralkali is key market player, part-owned by Putin ally. MOSCOW/ YEKATERINBURG, Russia, Nov 19- Shares in Russia's Uralkali, the world's top potash producer, fell sharply for a second day on Wednesday after a mine accident that could reduce global supplies and push up prices of the crop nutrient worldwide.

  • UPDATE 1-Agrium to cut 500 jobs, sell some businesses Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 5- Canadian fertilizer producer Agrium Inc will cut 500 jobs and look to sell several noncore businesses as it aims to find $475 million in savings by 2017, Chief Executive Chuck Magro said on Wednesday. Agrium will also target savings from reducing working capital at its farm retail business and trimming operating and administrative...

  • Oct 30- Mosaic Co on Thursday forecast record-high global phosphate and potash shipments in 2015 despite concerns that weak crop prices would reduce farmers' fertilizer purchases. Corn and wheat prices plunged this autumn to multiyear lows amid a huge but delayed U.S. harvest. Dan Basse, president of research company AgResource said on Wednesday in Winnipeg...

  • Oct 30- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co's quarterly profit jumped 63 percent as it sold more phosphate at higher prices. "The improving demand momentum for both potash and phosphates that started in the fourth quarter of 2013 continued," Chief Executive Jim Prokopanko said in a statement. The company, however, said its phosphate sales volumes would fall to...

  • Fertilizer maker Mosaic's quarterly profit jumps 63 pct Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    Oct 30- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co's quarterly profit jumped 63 percent as it sold more phosphate at higher prices. The company's net earnings rose to $202 million, or 54 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $124 million, or 29 cents per share, a year earlier. "The improving demand momentum for both potash and phosphates that started in the...

  • Oct 16- U.S. farmers are cutting back on spreading fertilizer this autumn in response to a drop in crop prices to multi-year lows and a delayed harvest, dealers say, warning of a pullback that will be felt from grain markets to Canadian potash mines. Reductions in fertilizer use of an estimated 10 to 50 percent by volume could hit profits of producers such as Potash...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 3- A pickup in fertilizer demand has brightened the outlook for North American potash companies who suffered through plunging prices and profits after a European trading consortium collapsed in 2013..

  • Aug 6- Canadian fertilizer and farm retail dealer Agrium Inc's second-quarter profit beat Wall Street estimates as it gained from the inclusion of sales from Viterra Inc's retail centers. Agrium's U.S.-listed shares rose 2 percent to $94 in after-hours trading.

  • MOSCOW, July 29- Russia's Uralkali, the world's largest potash producer, said it may increase the price for a new 2015 supply contract with China by 10 percent, pressing efforts to restore prices to levels seen before last year's slump.

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    The bond market is giving the stock market angst.

  • Early movers: MRK, GE, DTV, AIG, APC, CS & more Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 7:54 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 11, 2014

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

  • Two big issues for stocks this week Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 3:36 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, speaks at The Economic Club of New York on April 16, 2014.

    Testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Ukraine are what traders say could most affect markets in the week ahead.

  • Bottom-fishing in the materials stock sector Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Joy Global mining machinery.

    Most investors shy away from materials stocks, opening up some opportunities for some value stock bargains.

  • Midday movers: Tesla Motors, Newmont Mining & More Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    A Tesla Model S sedan is seen plugged into a new Tesla Supercharger.

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • U.S. stock index futures ticked higher, ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first testimony before Congress.

  • Next up for markets—Janet Yellen Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 6:54 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed chair's first testimony before Congress is the big event for markets in the week ahead, as traders sift through economic data.

  • Your first trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 3:10 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Early movers: JCP, JPM, FB, AAPL & more Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

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

  • Insiders favor selling as market hits new highs Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 4:36 PM ET

    A strong sell bias continues among company insiders across the market, as stocks breach trough historic levels.