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2 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Syngenta AG, Agriculture, Science

5 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Syngenta AG, Financial Markets

Tue Apr 15, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Dow AgroSciences

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Courthouse News Service

Death Blamed on New Blood Thinner

Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer "fervently marketed" an anticoagulant drug, Xarelto, "with no regard to the accuracy and misrepresentations of their misleading advertising," and without regard for reports of 356 serious, disabling or fatal injuries in a single quarter which it was the primary suspect, the heir of a woman who allegedly died from ... (more)


Related Topix: Hardcore, Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Marketing

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Star Tribune

'Threepenny Opera' in Minneapolis offers wiles and charms

REVIEW: Wendy Knox's production has glorious music, even if it sometimes takes a bit of time to get to those numbers.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Hawkins, Music, Entertainment

Corning Rating Lowered to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus

They currently have a $20.00 price objective on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus' price target indicates a potential downside of 1.86% from the company's current price.


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

Seeking Alpha

The Tortoise Series: Part 19 - Potash Corp. Fertilizer Or Just A Load Of Manure?

This is part 19 in a continuing series on building a dividend income equity portfolio with lower market risk and boosted yield using covered option writing.


Related Topix: Mining, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Canada, Agriculture, Science


Symrise wins battle for Diana Group with a 1.3bn bid

German flavours and aromas specialist Symrise has won the battle for French flavour and ingredients producer Diana, after agreeing a deal that values the firm at a 1.3bn.


Related Topix: International Flavors and Fragrances, Food

Dow Chemical told that women in the workforce help drive profits

Karen Horting, executive director and CEO of the Society of Women Engineers, said diversity in the workforce is good for the bottom line.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Michigan


High lake levels exist after heavy winter snows

Somewhere out under the thousands of square miles of ice on the Great Lakes is water, much of it visible on the Buffalo Waterfront as it eventually flows under the ice boom.


Related Topix: Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, Michigan

Dallas Morning News

Highland Capital can't sue over exclusion from Lyondell's $1 billion loan deal

Dallas-based hedge fund Highland Capital Management LP can't sue UBS Securities LLC for being excluded from a $1 billion syndicated loan in the Lyondell Chemical Co.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Lyondell Chemical, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Stamford, CT

West Australian

Indonesian lawmaker jailed in Alstom-Marubeni bribe case

Indonesia's main anti-corruption court sentenced a lawmaker to three years' jail Monday for accepting bribes from French company Alstom and Japan's Marubeni in a multimillion-dollar contract.

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Related Topix: Marubeni, Food, Grocery

PPG Industries Given Buy Rating at Citigroup Inc.

's stock had its "buy" rating restated by analysts at Citigroup Inc. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings News reports.


Related Topix: PPG Industries, Manufacturing


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