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US stocks traded higher Monday after China disclosed some relatively strong economic data
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) announced it is taking over DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) on a $26.2 billion deal to create a new consumer giant worth $45 billion-plus.
Wall Street stocks ended lower on Friday, capping a day of heavy trading with investors mostly pulling back from initial concerns over an escalating trade dispute between the United States and China.
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The planned tie-up could decrease competition in the farming sector, said Iowa Republican Charles Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The German drugmaker made its offer for the Missouri agribusiness May 10 and announced details of the all-cash deal Monday.
The German drugmaker and the U.S. agrichemicals firm both independently confirmed speculation about a deal but did not provide any details of the offer.
The chemicals and seed producer said its global cost savings and restructuring plan was on track and still expects savings of $730 million this year.
The state-owned Chinese company is near to acquiring the Swiss seeds and pesticides group for around $42 billion.
The chemicals and seed producer is intensifying its cost cutting in advance of a planned merger with Dow Chemical.
The chemical giant said Tuesday that the layoffs are part of its plan to pare operations before a planned merger with Dow Chemical.
The marriage between the Michigan-based Dow Chemical Co. and the Delaware-based DuPont Co. could mean factory closures.
Global mergers and acquisitions activity topped $4.75 trillion this year, with more than 37,000 deals announced so far.
The combined company, to be named DowDuPont, will eventually be split into three independent, publicly traded companies.
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Kevlar inventor Stephanie L. Kowlek said she was surprised when the polymer she invented saved thousands of lives.
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As the EPA considers whether to reduce ethanol blend requirements, biofuel supporters say doing so would raise gas prices and carbon emissions.
Opponents of the law have raised $22 million, while supporters have collected a paltry $7 million.
Chinese ag-chem companies are moving into the lucrative U.S. pesticide market.
To battle growing criticisms about GMOs, a group of biotech companies including Monsanto and DuPont have launched a new website, GMO Answers.
The agreement settles DuPont's long-running patent dispute over Monsanto's line of genetically modified seed products.
“Supertasters” often experience bitter and sweet flavors more intensely and feel the burn from spicy foods more keenly.
MannKind Corp, Alcatel Lucent SA, Cirrus Logic, Ford Motor, Alliance Resource Partners, Radian Group, HSBC Holdings Plc and DuPont are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Monday.
Most of the Asian markets declined Wednesday as sentiment deteriorated following the weak earnings reports and the downgrade on five of the Spanish regions by Moody’s.
Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N), the largest U.S. chemical firm, announced Tuesday it plans to cut 5 percent of its workforce and shutter 20 plants as part of a restructuring program amid a slowing global economy.
U.S. chemical giant DuPont cites a slowdown in Asia, a decline in electronics and a widely used chemical as a reason for the cuts.