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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Ackman-Backed Platform to Buy Chemtura Unit for $1 Billion

Platform Specialty Products Corp., a chemicals company co-founded by billionaire Nicolas Berggruen and backed by hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, agreed to buy Chemtura Corp.'s agrochemicals business for about $1 billion.

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Related Topix: AckmanZiff Real Estate Group, Financial Services, Macdermid, Science / Technology

8 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The bonds ... )--Re: GRANITE MORTGAGES 03-2 PLC EUR 52,300,000.00 MATURING: 20-Jul-2043 ISIN: XS0168771748 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 22-Apr-2014 TO 21-Jul-20... )--Re: Granite Master Issuer Plc USD 94,600,000.00 MATURING: 20-Dec-2054 ISIN: US38741YDN67 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 22-Apr-2014 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Challenge, CA, Manufacturing, PPG Industries

12 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Honeywell International (HON) Releases Quarterly Earnings, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

Honeywell International announced its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $1.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts' consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.02, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports.

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Related Topix: Honeywell International, Aerospace-Defense, Aegis Mobile, Control Group, Startups, EMS Group, LTD, UOP LLC, Honeywell

16 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

DuPont just shy on first-quarter projections, citing extensive winter storms that culled sales

DuPont's agricultural sales suffered and its operating costs rose during extensive winter storms that dragged on first-quarter earnings, although volumes increased in the company's industrial segments and margins improved in almost every one of them.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Wilmington, DE

17 hrs ago | Express India

Samsung Group launches ChatON 3.5 version

ChatON is also India's first messaging application to feature English-to-Hindi and Hindi-to-English instant translation feature.

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Related Topix: Samsung Group, Electronics, Semiconductors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

TEMECULA: Three kitties take author viral on Amazon.com

Author Michael Meyer from Temecula has found success with a $.99 cent novel that he's selling through Amazon.

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Related Topix: Temecula, CA, Ciba Specialty Chemicals Holding, 9

Final Call

True education starts with knowledge of self and God says Final Call editor

The message from Final Call editor Richard B. Muhammad was simple at the "Education Is the Key" conference sponsored by Our Time, Inc., and Education Voices: True education starts with a knowledge of God and self, education allows you to solve your problems and the elders and parents are responsible for the education of children and youth.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Family, Kids

Business Journal

Si Group to acquire businesses from specialty chemicals manufacturer, boost workforce by 500

Bozich, president and CEO of SI Group, says the acquisition of Albermarle's businesses is the largest deal in SI Group's history.

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Related Topix: Schenectady County, NY, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Niskayuna, NY, Chemistry, Science

GuruFocus.com

Dividend Discount Model Indicates a Buy for Potash Corporation

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is the world's largest integrated fertilizer and related industrial and feed products company by capacity.

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Related Topix: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Mining

Food Industry

BASF vitamin production returns to normal after fire

BASF's vitamin A and E production is close to resuming normal service after a fire ripped through its German plant on March 12. Citral-based aroma chemicals were also affected in the 'Force Majeure' but BASF said it had been able to reignite production within the four weeks it had estimated a week after the incident.

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Related Topix: BASF, Basf Ag, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

KICD-AM Spencer

Syngenta Blames Slow Sales On Tough U.S. Winter

It's been a tough winter all over the United States. West Coast farmers are short of rain and farmers throughout the Midwest are staring at frigid fields.

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Related Topix: Syngenta AG, Agriculture, Science

Benzinga

Top 4 Mid-Cap Stocks In The Chemicals-Major Diversified Industry With The Lowest PEG Ratio

Below are the top mid-cap chemicals-major diversified stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of PEG ratio.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Financial Services, Concord EFS, Oil & Gas, Ashland

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Syngenta sees bigger hit from weak emerging market currencies

Syngenta AG, the world's largest maker of crop chemicals, expects weak emerging markets currencies to have a bigger hit on full-year earnings than previously assumed, it said on Wednesday, as it posted higher first-quarter sales.

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Related Topix: Syngenta AG, Financial Markets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

FarmingUK

Stewardship warns growers of increased leatherjacket threat

Growers are being warned that there is an increased threat to grass leys, following a bumper year for the leatherjacket pest in 2013.

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Related Topix: Dow AgroSciences

HeraldSun.com

Bayer CropScience opens Bee Care Center in RTP

Each year, the United States loses about a third of its honeybee population, said David R. Tarpy, an associate professor and extension beekeeper at N.C. State University.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Biotech, Bayer AG, Agriculture, Science, Research Triangle Park, NC, Life, Food, Honey, Apiculture

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Work continues on CF Industries training center near Salix, IA plant

And, Tuesday Woodbury County's Board of Supervisors approved an underground utilities permit for construction of a new CF industries recruiting and training center.

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Related Topix: CF Industries, Salix, IA, Woodbury County, IA, Calhoun County, IA, Rockwell City, IA

The Virginian-Pilot

Neighborhood | Albemarle River, Chesapeake

The subdivision began in June 2012 with construction of single-family homes by Summit Construction Corp. and Graf Construction.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Paper, Chesapeake, Chesapeake, VA, Celebrities, Mark Dacascos

Sys-Con Media

Flotek Industries Announces Appointment of Amerr Mahgoub as Vice...

As the leader of Flotek's Middle Eastern business development and marketing team, Mahgoub will focus on development of new and existing markets for Flotek, including the development of markets served by the Flotek-Gulf Energy joint venture based in the Sultanate of , Mahgoub joined Schlumberger as a field engineer.

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Related Topix: Flotek Industries, Marketing, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

The Hartford Courant

3M board opposes proposal for shareholder actions without vote

Post-it notes maker 3M Co said its board opposed a proposal by shareholder James McRitchie to allow investors holding enough shares to take a particular action through written consent without putting it to a vote.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M, MMM, Ansonia, CT

Korea Herald

Are Samsung, Hyundai at odds?

Hyundai Motor Group's relations with LG Chem and SK Innovation seem to have reached a new high as Hyundai Motor is teaming up with LG Chem, and Hyundai affiliate Kia Motors with SK Innovation, for electric car battery supplies.

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Related Topix: LG Chem, Hybrid, Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai, BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW

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