Ford delivered quarterly earnings that missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, but revenues were better than expected.
The company cited a strong dollar and weak agricultural markets in Brazil and other emerging markets for the decline in profits.
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Although abandoned mines are better known for the environmental problems businesses are finding innovative uses for old mines. NBCNews reports.
Pisani argues that Ferrari cannot have high growth, high price and high exclusivity because one aspect must be compromised.
Alcoa said it would split into two entities, acknowledging that its legacy aluminum operations and auto businesses were no longer compatible.
Caterpillar also lowered its guidance for 2015, saying expected sales and revenues are now $1 billion lower than previous estimates.
Materials stocks tumbled Tuesday, and according to some traders it could get even worse.
Stacey Gilbert, Susquehanna Capital Group, and Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, look at the materials sector, as global growth concerns multiply.
The two worst-performing stocks in the S&P find themselves at the center of the commodities selloff.
Batteries with their own transparent solar cells could as as energy collecting windows or smartphone screens.
According to USDA, net farm income is forecast to be $58.3 billion in 2015. That's far worse than the government's February outlook.
Australian iron ore miner Fortescue said FY profit dropped nearly 90% to $316M million on weak prices for the steel-making ingredient.
Jon Mabbitt, CEO of Applied Graphene Materials, discusses the wide variety of uses of graphene, which include creating cars that are more fuel-efficient, and regenerative medicines.
Copper miner Kaz Minerals' shares surged 20% on Thursday after Kazakhstan's central bank devalued the tenge, the Financial Times reports.
'Shade balls' have been dumped into Los Angeles reservoirs to protect the region's water supply from contaminants and from evaporation.
European markets finished Friday in the red, after investors digested the latest U.S. jobs report for July.
The "Halftime Report" traders give their under-the-radar picks for the second half of the day.
DuPont cut its full-year earnings forecast, citing the spin-off of its performance chemicals unit and a weak demand for agricultural products.
Martin Lakos, division director at Macquarie Private Wealth, expects a rebound in the prices of oil and iron ore soon, but gold will likely continue to suffer on the back of a strong dollar.
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