DuPont chairwoman and CEO Ellen Kullman has announced she is retiring on October 16th. The FMHR traders take their positions in the name.
Monsanto sweetened its offer to buy Syngenta, valuing the Swiss company at around $47 billion.
Rescuers searched for toxic materials at the blast site in China city Tianjin to clear chemicals before any rainfall can create further toxic gas.
The death toll from massive explosions in China's port of Tianjin has risen to 112 and 95 people are missing,
China authorities ordered a mass evacuation from a 3 km area around the site of massive explosions in Tianjin as fresh blasts and fires broke out.
The death toll from huge explosions at a warehouse storing dangerous chemicals located near residences in the Chinese port city Tianjin climbed to 85.
Anton Ticktin, partner at The Valence Group, explains how profits and strong balance sheets are impacting the chemicals industry.
Anton Ticktin, partner at The Valence Group, discusses how activist investors are targeting companies in Europe and the impact they have on M&A.
Belgian chemical group Solvay will buy U.S. peer Cytec for $5.5 billion to boost its presence in lightweight composites for planes and cars.
Agricultural companies Monsanto and Syngenta are working with investment banks on a takeover deal, three sources familiar with the matter said.
Dow reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher margins in five of its six units.
Dow Chemical says it will separate a large part of its chlorine business in a deal that will give it control of Olin Corp.
European carmakers and chemical and tourism companies stand to gain most from the weak euro, while the airline sector looks set to be worst hit.
The U.S. refinery strike widened, with workers at the nation's largest refinery walking off the job, the United Steelworkers union said.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong potash sales and lower costs.
Stable, low oil prices are good because the drop in crude is supply-driven and will act as stimulus, Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris tells CNBC.
Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical CEO, shares his thoughts on how stable, low oil prices are impacting his company and the global economy.
Hedge fund Third Point is considering launching a proxy contest at Dow Chemical after negotiations over board seats broke down on Thursday.
Lowe's home improvement stores have been targeted this week with protests to stop selling pesticides that some consider harmful to bees.
DuPont reported a 52 percent jump in profit as operating margins rose in five of its seven businesses.