Basic Materials

Dow Chemical Co's adjusted profit handily beat analysts' estimate as margins in its agricultural sciences business soared, helped largely by new crop protection products. 7 hours ago | Reuters
United States Steel, Apple, Tupperware, Electronic Arts and Gentex are big market movers 23 hours ago | ABC
Together, the two will create a stronger competitor to International Paper, with a combined market value of some $16 billion. 3 days ago | The New York Times
Packaging companies Rock-Tenn Co and MeadWestvaco Corp will combine to form a company worth $16 billion to take on market leader International Paper Co as demand for corrugated... 3 days ago | The New York Times
In The New, New Thing, Michael Lewis refers to the phrase business model as “a term of art.”  And like art itself, it’s one of those things many people feel they can recognize... 1 week ago | Harvard Business School
Highest-paid Executives Basic Materials Sector