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4 hrs ago | Reuters

Sluggish Latin American results show risks for U.S. companies

U.S. companies are reporting sluggish financial results in Latin America, showing the risks they face in relying on Brazil and other emerging markets in the region for growth.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M, Construction, Insurance, Caterpillar, Champaign, IL

8 hrs ago | Medical News

Phase 3 trial: NEXAVAR tablets fail to meet primary endpoint in HER2-negative breast cancer patients

Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., an Amgen subsidiary , today announced that an investigational Phase 3 trial of NEXAVAR tablets in patients with advanced breast cancer did not meet its primary endpoint of improving progression-free survival .

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Biotech, Startups, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Amgen, Healthcare Industry, Xeloda, Capecitabine (generic), Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Q3 Fiscal 20... )--Ferro Corporation announced today that it will conduct a conference call on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results f... )--Visa Inc. today announced financial results for the Company's fiscal third quarter 2014.

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Related Topix: Digi International, Computers, Annaly Mortgage Management, Real Estate, Restaurant Management, Starbucks, Ferro Corporation, Manufacturing, St Joe

Benzinga

Markets Steady Despite Mixed Economic Data

The Commerce Department reported that new home sales fell in the month June, while initial jobless claims came in better than expected.

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Related Topix: 9, Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Banking, Financial Services, Ubs Ag, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Beverages, PepsiCo

Ag Professional

Syngenta announces new Plene for sugar cane in Brazil

Syngenta announced plans to broaden and scale up its Plene platform of integrated sugar cane solutions.

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Related Topix: Syngenta AG, Agriculture, Science

Plastics News

BASF posts growth in second quarter

German chemical giant, BASF SE, has announced a 1 percent growth in sales for the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, reporting sales of 18.5 billion euros .

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Related Topix: Basf Ag, BASF

Ledger-Enquirer.com

3M 2Q profit rises 6 percent

The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics posted net income of $1.27 billion, or $1.91 per share, in the quarter ending June 30, compared with $1.2 billion, or $1.71 per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M

Prince George Citizen

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This Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, shows a display of Scotch tape, a 3M brand, in a Walmart store in Robinson Township, Pa.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M, Robinson Township, PA

Wall Street Journal

BASF Lifted by Specialty Chemicals

German chemicals giant BASF SE said Thursday that second-quarter net profit jumped 12%, boosted by its industrial and specialty chemicals division, despite a deteriorating global economic outlook and heightened geopolitical risks.

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Related Topix: Basf Ag, Functional, Inc

AME Info

Rolta wins multi-million dollar follow-on award for engineering systems for Sadara, Saudi Arabia

Rolta International Inc., announced that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract from Sadara Chemical Company to implement a comprehensive Engineering System at its complex, which will be the world's largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheStreet.com

Why Hexcel (HXL) Stock Declined Today

The 2.4 million shares that were traded today was three times more than the company's three month daily average..

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Related Topix: Electronics, Manufacturing, Hexcel, Financial Markets

KWBU-TV Waco

Could Medicaid Expansion Boost the Texas Economy?

A new study from Families USA suggests taxi drivers are among the 1.5 million Texans who would get health insurance if Texas expanded Medicaid eligibility.

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Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Hawkins

The Washington Post

Buffett Faces End of $255 Million a Year From Dow Chemical

Dow Chemical Co. shares rallied past $53.72 today for the first time in nine years.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Rohm and Haas, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Midland, MI

Business Journal

W.R. Grace acquisitions boost sales in second quarter

W.R. Grace & Co.' s late-2013 acquisition of Dow Chemical Co.' s polypropylene licensing and catalyst unit boosted profit in the second quarter, helping the chemical maker beat Wall Street's expectations.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, W R Grace

The Modesto Bee

Dow Chemical 2Q profit drops, revenue rises

The specialty chemical company's earnings after preferred stock dividends dropped to $882 million, or 73 cents per share, from $2.34 billion, or $1.87 per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Midland, MI, Business News

The Daily Star

Saudi bourse surges on plan to open market to FDI

File - Brokers monitor a screen displaying stock market index at an investment bank in Riyadh, June 9, 2013.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Exxon Mobil says it will follow new anti-bias rules

Exxon Mobil Corp. has said it will comply with the new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, while still sidestepping the question of whether it will formalize that by changing the language of its corporate policy.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Freshnews

3M Introduces the Emphaze AEX Hybrid Purifier

The new 3M Emphaze AEX Hybrid Purifier, the first in a series of chromatography and membrane chromatographic products, combines three unique 3M technologies - advanced polymer materials, fine fiber nonwovens, and membranes - to deliver an all-synthetic clarifying product line containing both a novel anion exchange nonwoven media, and a fine ... (more)

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M

NewsOK.com

Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

Exxon Mobil Corp. says it will comply with new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, but isn't saying whether it will formalize that wording in its corporate policies.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Minyanville

As Russia's Isolation Grows, Oil Companies Caught in Middle

The confrontation between Russia and the West took a turn for the worse with the downing of a Malaysian airliner on July 17, and that could spell trouble for several major oil companies operating in Russia.

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Related Topix: ExxonMobil Chemical, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, BP plc, Oil & Gas, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Vladimir Putin

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