Jan 8- Activist investor Nelson Peltz, one of DuPont's largest shareholders, stepped up his fight to break up the industrial conglomerate, as his Trian Fund nominated himself and three other members to the board. Trian Fund Management L.P., which Peltz heads, said on Thursday that investment funds it manages own 24.3 million DuPont shares worth about $1.8 billion.
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MARTINSVILLE, Va.-- Titanium production is under way at RTI International Metals Inc.' s new $135 million plant in Martinsville, Va.. Pittsburgh- based RTI says the plant produced its first certified commercial aerospace titanium product on Thursday.
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There are still some things made in America. Inside a massive building in Niles, Ohio, furnaces burning at temperatures of up to 4,000 degrees are melting titanium, a lightweight but strong metal which goes into airplanes, tanks, and artillery.
All eyes are on corporate earnings this week as 20 percent of all U.S. publicly traded companies report quarterly results. Bespoke Investment Group co-founder Paul Hickey looked at 2,240 stocks and found just nine stocks that have gone up every time earnings day has rolled around.
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An upbeat view on banks and higher oil prices drove both the Dow and S&P higher on Thursday.
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Kaiser Aluminum profit beat estimates Tuesday on soaring demand for aerospace and defense products. What's the trade as airlines and governments build up their fleets around the world?
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