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2 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Toronto stock market moves higher amid run of positive earnings news

The Toronto stock market was slightly higher Thursday amid another heavy slate of earnings news in Canada and the U.S. U.S. indexes were mixed, with the Dow Jones industrials down 3.78 points to 16,497.87 despite well-received earnings reports from General Motors and Caterpillar.

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Related Topix: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Mining

7 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

3M 1Q results improve, but miss Street's view

The maker of products from Post-it notes to industrial coatings and ceramics said Thursday that it earned $1.21 billion, or $1.79 per share, for the three months through March 31. A year earlier it earned $1.13 billion, or $1.61 per share.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M

8 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine

PotashCorp has Q1 earnings of US$340 million, says market conditions improving

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. says it had US$340 million of net income in the first quarter, down from the same time last year but better than the company had expected at the beginning of 2014.

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Related Topix: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Mining

12 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Clean Diesel Technol's Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Zacks

's stock had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a report issued on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings.Net reports.

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Related Topix: Clean Diesel Technologies

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Will Sanctions Affect Russian-U.S. Arctic Oil Partnerships?

On Friday, Russian state-owned gas giant Gazprom announced both its first shipment of Arctic offshore oil as well as a renewed strategic alliance with Royal Dutch Shell .

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Related Topix: ExxonMobil Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, BP plc, Vladimir Putin

Investopedia

Is The Nanotech Craze Over? Not For These 2 Stocks

A couple of months ago, the fund planners at Invesco PowerShares closed the book on one of the most unusual chapters in investing history, announcing a move to shut down the PowerShares Lux Nanotech Portfolio exchange-traded fund .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Financial Markets, Scientific Instruments, Semiconductors, Electronics, FEI, Altair Nanotechnologies, Biotech, Flamel Technologies SA, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Business Wire

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2014

The dividend is payable on June 16, 2014 to shareholders of record on June 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Praxair

Washington Examiner

Dow Chemical 1Q net income jumps

Dow Chemical said Wednesday its first-quarter net income jumped 75 percent, helped by easy comparisons to a prior-year period weighed down by hefty one-time charges.

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

The Hartford Courant

Dow Chemical profit tops estimates on strong margins

Dow Chemical Co , the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as cost controls helped to boost margins in businesses that make coatings, plastics and crop-protection products.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Agriculture, Science, Ansonia, CT

Daily Mail

Former Fortune 500 executive charged with murder after his failed...

A former Fortune 500 executive has been charged with murder after his failed attempt to kill himself in a New Hampshire car crash killed a couple expecting a baby.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, PPG Industries

City Pages

Where are the free earplugs at Minneapolis clubs?

Last weekend, a new Minneapolis ordinance officially went into effect requiring clubs to provide free earplugs to all patrons and employees.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M

AmericanBankingNews.com

Corning Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Corning was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of January.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Corning Cable Systems, Telecom, Corning, Electronics, Dow Corning

Freshnews

FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation for Bayer's Investigational...

Bayer HealthCare today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Office of Orphan Products Development has granted orphan drug designation for its investigational Ciprofloxacin Dry Powder for Inhalation for the treatment of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis .

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Biotech, Bayer AG, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Marketing

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the first quarter of 2014 of $170 million, or $1.25 per share.

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Related Topix: Neomend, Financial Services, Discover Financial Services, Manufacturing, W R Grace , C R Bard, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Super Micromputer, Software, Computers

Business Journal

Monsanto's Hugh Grant sells $10 million worth of stock

The following purchases or sales of stock or exercises of options in St. Louis-based companies or in companies with local subsidiaries have been reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission by officers, directors and owners of more than 10 percent of the company's stock.

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Related Topix: Monsanto

Examiner.com

Local businesses and colleges see the value in good internships

Huffington Post's Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money and power.

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Related Topix: Air Products and Chemicals, Trexlertown, PA

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: SCIENCE: Cadoxton pupils making bath bombs

GETTING hands on with science, pupils from Barry schools used chemistry to create bath bombs and bubbles during a visit to Dow Corning.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Dow Corning, Chemistry, Science

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Marion Body Works Announces Exclusive Coatings Supplier Partnership With PPG

Marion Body Works, a leading manufacturer of Fire & Emergency apparatus, Commercial truck bodies, aluminum custom cabs, custom engineered vehicles, and Defense products, announced that it has established an exclusive vendor partnership with PPG Industries .

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Related Topix: PPG Industries, Manufacturing

Business Journal

Secrets of 3M's codemaster

Corporate codes of conduct may be ever-evolving, but some things don't change. That's partly why 3M Co., when it came time to educate its workers on social-media rules, used a video featuring former chairman William McKnight .

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M, MMM

AmericanBankingNews.com

Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Air Products & Chemicals is set to announce its Q214 earnings results on Wednesday, April 23rd.

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Related Topix: Air Products and Chemicals

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