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1 hr ago | Bloomberg

Sabic Seeks China Expansion on Rising Costs, Lower Sales Prices

Saudi Basic Industries Corp. plans to expand global investments, mainly in China , as the world's largest petrochemicals maker posts a lower first-quarter profit amid a shortage of raw materials in its home market.

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Related Topix: Saudi Basic Industries, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, World News

5 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

SABIC registers SR 6.44 billion net profits in 1st quarter

WAM RIYADH, 20th April, 2014 -- Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, SABIC, has achieved net profits amounting to SR 6.44 billion in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2014, down 1.83 % compared to the same period last year.

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Related Topix: Saudi Basic Industries

9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Sullivan would join Senate millionaire's club if elected

If Dan Sullivan were elected, he'd join the Senate millionaires' club, according to his Senate candidate financial disclosure report.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, RPM International, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, Girdwood, AK

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Korea Herald

[Ferry Disaster] Corporate Korea sends aid and volunteers to Jindo

Korean companies are working to provide the necessary aid and emotional support as the nation still rocks from shock and grief over the tragic accident involving the Sewol ferry.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Group, Electronics

Newsalert

Can You Spot The Racist, Homophobic Anti-Semites In This Special 10 Item Quiz?

John Hawkins has a pop quiz for those concerned with racism: As we all know, racism, homophobia and anti-Semitism are very bad and should be condemned.

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Business Journal

Taylor Morrison building Houston-area community for active seniors

Scottsdale-based Taylor Morrison will build 700 homes in a new 257-acre community, Bonterra, for active seniors 55 years old and above.

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Related Topix: Irving, TX, ExxonMobil Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas

The Times-Tribune

Hearing set in dispute between DiBileo, commissioners

A judge will hear arguments later this month on a request by the Lackawanna County commissioners to throw out Controller Gary DiBileo's lawsuit over access to the employee time-keeping system.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna County, PA, Computers, Kronos, Software

Examiner.com

Cold air, shipwrecks, and heavy rain

Cold air, shipwrecks, and heavy rain top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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Related Topix: Weather, Michigan, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, North America, Canada, World News, Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Arkansas Online

Other days

100 YEARS AGO April 19, 1914 COTTER - Mrs. John Hawkins, wife of a constable at Galena, Mo., a small town north of here, on the White river division, made an arrest yesterday in the absence of her husband and held the prisoner until the arrival of a deputy sheriff.

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Related Topix: Hawkins, Galena, MO

Fri Apr 18, 2014

City Pages

Best Sound Team

In 2012, First Avenue made a tremendous improvement to its decade-old sound system.

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PaintSquare

PPG Launches 2014 on a High Note

Shedding some businesses and adding others, the world's largest paint and coatings company started 2014 with a bang, ringing up double-digit sales growth in the first quarter and its highest global volume growth in three years.

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Related Topix: PPG Industries, Manufacturing

Business Journal

Hilsheimer walking away with $1.3M severance check from Scotts

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. is giving former CFO Larry Hilsheimer two years' worth of salary as severance after one year on the job.

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Related Topix: Scotts, Scotts Miracle-Gro

The Lebanon Daily News

This Week in the Civil War

This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, April 20: Confederate ram at battle of Plymouth, N.C. Confederate forces, in a joint operation of ground troops and an ironclad ram CSS Albemarle, attacked the federal garrison at Plymouth, N.C. near the mouth of the Roanoke River on April 17, 1864.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, NC, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle, US Military, US Navy

Ctnewsjunkie.com

Leaders Try To Put Grass Seed Debate Behind Them

It's been a week since the House, in a rare move, defeated a bill that would have banned genetically modified grass seed just one day after the Senate passed it.

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Related Topix: Scotts, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Business Journal

Big day for PPG Industries - record financials, annual meeting and stock price zooms

It was a big day for the Pittsburgh-based company, which reported record first quarter net sales and net income and increased its common share dividend by 6 cents to 67 cents per share to the delight of shareholders at the annual meeting.

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Related Topix: PPG Industries, Manufacturing

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Providence weather: A cloudy but warmer Good Friday

Forecast discussion: High pressure moving over Nova Scotia at the moment helped bring bright sunshine to Providence on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation

The Washington Post

Ackman-Backed Platform to Buy Chemtura Unit for $1 Billion

Platform Specialty Products Corp., a chemicals company co-founded by billionaire Nicolas Berggruen and backed by hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, agreed to buy Chemtura Corp.'s agrochemicals business for about $1 billion.

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Related Topix: AckmanZiff Real Estate Group, Financial Services, Macdermid, Science / Technology

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The bonds ... )--Re: GRANITE MORTGAGES 03-2 PLC EUR 52,300,000.00 MATURING: 20-Jul-2043 ISIN: XS0168771748 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 22-Apr-2014 TO 21-Jul-20... )--Re: Granite Master Issuer Plc USD 94,600,000.00 MATURING: 20-Dec-2054 ISIN: US38741YDN67 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 22-Apr-2014 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Challenge, CA, Manufacturing, PPG Industries

AmericanBankingNews.com

Honeywell International (HON) Releases Quarterly Earnings, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

Honeywell International announced its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $1.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts' consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.02, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports.

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Related Topix: Honeywell International, Aerospace-Defense, Aegis Mobile, Control Group, Startups, EMS Group, LTD, UOP LLC, Honeywell

Brandon Sun

DuPont just shy on first-quarter projections, citing extensive winter storms that culled sales

DuPont's agricultural sales suffered and its operating costs rose during extensive winter storms that dragged on first-quarter earnings, although volumes increased in the company's industrial segments and margins improved in almost every one of them.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Wilmington, DE

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