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Lanxess Moves to Acquire Chemtura

Shares of Chemtura Corp. (NYSE: CHMT) saw a solid gain in Monday’s session after the company announced its acquisition by Lanxess. According to the deal, Chemtura is being acquired for $2.5 billion. Both ...
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Forterra Gears Up for IPO

Forterra has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the offering is valued ...
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Eagle Materials Moves to Acquire CEMEX Ohio Operation

Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP) announced early Monday that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cemex’s Fairborn Ohio cement plant, and related assets. As a result shares ...
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Even With Note 7 Recall, Samsung Is 23% of South Korean Economy

The recall of its Galaxy Note 7 has rocked Samsung. The disaster has pushed the company's shares down. However, it is not it is not in any financial trouble. Parent ...
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Honeywell Plans Spin-Off Dividend for Early October

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) took another step in its evolution when it announced that its board of directors has declared a pro rata dividend of AdvanSix common stock to ...
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Have Plunging Big Rig Sales Doomed Navistar?

Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The heavy truck and engine maker reported a diluted net loss per share of $0.42 on ...
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Will Volkswagen Diesel Engines Save Navistar?

Navistar International Inc. (NYSE: NAV) announced a strategic alliance with the truck and bus division of Volkswagen that included an unspecified equity investment by the German automaker and framework agreements ...
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3D Printing Stocks Get Lift From GE Acquisitions

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) announced Tuesday morning that it plans to acquire two European 3D printing companies for a total price of $1.4 billion. Both companies will be put ...
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Joy Global Earnings Take Back Seat to Pending Merger

Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The mining equipment maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $0.10 ...
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Will a Merger of Equals Be Enough for Potash Corp. or Agrium?

When investors hear the term "merger speculation," they usually tend to get excited. These often mean huge premiums for the company being acquired. But in a "merger of equals," that ...
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Why BHP Billiton Shares Could Rise Another 25%

BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) had been trending lower for the past few years, until shares bottomed in January, when they kicked it into gear and began a more bullish pattern. ...
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Caterpillar Is DJIA’s Best Performing Stock, Up 22%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 18,000 in mid-April and closed Friday at 18,395.40, up 5.57% for the year to date. The best performing stock among the Dow 30 has ...
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Should Caterpillar Still Be the Best DJIA Stock of 2016?

It almost seems too good to be true, but Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is still the best performing of the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average components so far in 2016. ...
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What Analysts Are Saying After Deere’s Earnings

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Friday. Shares made a handy gain in Friday’s session (13.5%), as this company blew out estimates on ...
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Why Deere Is Raising Profit Guidance

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The farm and heavy equipment maker posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.55 on revenues ...
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