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How Dow Chemical May Be Escaping Low Energy Prices

Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported its fourth-quarter results Thursday before the markets opened as $0.85 in earnings per share (EPS) and $14.4 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson ...
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Is This the End of an Era for the Chemical Giants?

Merrill Lynch’s Kevin McCarthy released a report on the major chemical companies early this week, and it takes a more cautious view on the industry. The caution is related to ...
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3M Solid Earnings, but Valuation Concerns Remain

Tuesday before the markets opened, 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) released its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.81 in earnings per share and $7.7 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates ...
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How Caterpillar Is Fighting Its Earnings Headwinds

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the heavy equipment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.35 ...
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DuPont Earnings Boosted by Cost Cutting

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings Tuesday before markets opened. For the quarter, the chemical giant posted operating earnings per share ...
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Why Caterpillar Earnings Could Be Wrecked by the 2015 Outlook

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will report fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings Tuesday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates for $1.55 in quarterly earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Analyst Shows Why GE Likely to Keep Raising Its Dividend

When General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported its fourth-quarter earnings, the conglomerate gave a little bit for the bulls and a little bit for the bears. We are starting to ...
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General Electric Earnings In-Line as Energy Segments Falter

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.56 on revenues of ...
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How Low Oil Prices Could Impact GE Earnings

Before the markets open Friday, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) will report its fourth-quarter results. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.55 in diluted earnings per share on $42.12 billion ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for DuPont in 2015

Can you believe that the bull market is now almost six years old? In 2014, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index rose by ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for United Technologies in 2015

What will investors look for in 2015, now that the bull market that is almost six years old? Stocks have risen exponentially from the selling climax bottom in March of ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for GE in 2015

The bull market is nearing six years old, and the markets rose yet again in 2014, with gains of 7.5% in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and 11.4% for the ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Caterpillar in 2015

The bull market is entering its sixth year. While 2014 brought gains of 7.5% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and 11.4% for the S&P 500 Index, outside of ...
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Honeywell Tempers 2014 Sales Guidance, Provides 2015 Forecast

At the end of its third fiscal quarter, Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) raised its full year 2014 earnings per share (EPS) guidance to a range of $5.50 to $5.55 ...
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General Electric’s Dividend Hike of 5%

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) announced Friday morning that the company is raising its quarterly dividend by 5% ($0.01) to $0.23 per share payable in January to shareholders of record ...
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