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Dow Whacks 2,500 Jobs, 2 Dow Corning Plants

The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) announced Tuesday morning that it is cutting 2,500 jobs (4% of its workforce) as it integrates its recently completed acquisition of Corning Inc.'s (NYSE: ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CIGNA, Dow Chemical, Dupont, Rio Tinto, Tesla, Travelers and Many More

Last Friday and this Monday saw extremely ugly post-Brexit trading in the stock market. Banking stocks were hit the hardest, as were most companies and sectors tied to Europe. Tuesday's ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA Monday

June 27, 2016: Markets opened down again Monday after a full weekend of fretting about the Brexit vote. Again a stronger dollar has weighed heavily on the basic materials and ...
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Ag Commodities, Companies Slapped Hard by Brexit Vote

As with commodity markets in energy and basic materials, the U.K. vote to abandon the European Union is taking a toll on agricultural commodities markets Friday morning. So far, at ...
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The Largest Company in Every State

America’s largest companies tend to be located in major metropolitan areas. New York City alone is home to the headquarters of more than 70 of U.S.'s 1,000 largest public companies, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Thursday

June 16, 2016: Markets opened lower Thursday but equities showed some spunk by trading on an upward trend for nearly the whole day. Asian and European markets traded lower and ...
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The 4 Stocks Weighed on the DJIA Tuesday

June 14, 2016: Markets opened lower for the fourth straight session Tuesday as the dollar rose sharply versus the euro and investors wait for Wednesday's announcement from the FOMC on ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Thursday

June 2, 2016: Markets opened lower Thursday while investors waited to hear results from the OPEC meeting in Vienna. Alas, no change to the current policy sending oil prices lower ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the Dow Wednesday

June 1, 2016: Markets opened lower Wednesday and by mid-morning had reached a state of the wobbles around the break-even line that lasted for most of the rest of the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Tuesday

May 31, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday but only the Nasdaq Composite was able to hold above the break-even line in time for the closing bell. Only the counter-cyclical telecom ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the DJIA Higher on Thursday

May 26, 2016: Markets opened higher again Thursday but both the Dow and the S&P weren't up to the task of trading higher for long. The S&P 500 finally poked ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the Dow on Monday

May 23, 2016: Markets opened essentially flat Monday following some weakness overseas on economic data from Japan and the eurozone. Bayer's $62 billion offer for Monsanto boosted U.S. equities a ...
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Bayer Rationalizes $62 Billion Offer for Monsanto

German conglomerate Bayer Monday morning released details of its widely presumed offer for Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON). The maker of everything from aspirin to fertilizer has offered to pay $122 ...
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Monsanto Gets Good News, Genetically Engineered Seeds Are Safe

A day before Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) confirmed that it was holding discussions with Bayer regarding an acquisition by the German company, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine ...
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Monsanto, Once the Hunter, Now the Prey

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) tried for four years to acquire Germany-based Syngenta A.G. (NYSE: SYT), before finally giving up in February when China National Chemical (ChemChina) offered around $46 billion ...
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