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2009-08-31 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for GE, DOW, JNPR, HOG, and ZION. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/083109A (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR), Harley-Davidson, Inc....

2009-04-30 12:01:00

CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's "Sidewinder: Option Volume V. Open Interest" video from www.ONN.tv, hosted by Senior Derivates Specialist Jared Levy, covers notable options trading activity from: Dow Chemical Company (DOW) Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ENER) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090323/AQM046LOGO) Recorded live from downtown Chicago, the Sidewinder Report is a daily look at notable options activity and unusual price...

2009-02-05 07:00:00

Suggests Utilizing Bridge Loan to Close Transaction; Cutting Dividend, Raising Equity and Selling Bonds to Pay-Off Financing Cites Recent InBev Purchase of Anheuser Busch as Relevant Case Study NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Paulson & Co. Inc. ("Paulson") (Bloomberg: 573991Z), today announced it has corresponded directly with Dow Chemical ("Dow") suggesting a strategy to complete the acquisition of Rohm & Haas and refinance the bridge financing. Paulson holds 18.9 million shares...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

Feb. 19 webcast will provide insight on how Dow Chemical reduced inventory, improved visibility and increased planning efficiency ATLANTA, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Logility, Inc. (Nasdaq: LGTY), a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, announced today that it will be featured along with Dow Chemical in a Feb. 19 APICS vendor webcast on manufacturing planning. The APICS webcast "Get the Big Picture with Manufacturing Planning" will be held on Thursday, Feb....

2009-01-26 08:49:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) confirms it has informed Rohm and Haas that Dow will not close the proposed acquisition on or before January 27, 2009. Dow has determined that recent material developments have created unacceptable uncertainties on the funding and economics of the combined enterprise. This assessment is based on several macro-economic factors such as the continued crisis in global financial and credit markets combined...

2008-12-08 12:31:01

U.S. conglomerate Dow Chemical said Monday it would reduce its staff by 11 percent and shutter 20 facilities as part of a restructuring effort. The moves, expected to save $700 million a year in operating costs, means the loss of 5,000 jobs. Temporarily, 180 plants may be idled, the Financial Times reported. In addition, Dow Chemical would reduce its contracted staff by 6,000, the Times said. Transformation, by definition, requires a commitment to working differently, Dow Chief Executive...

2008-10-13 06:00:35

SUTTON, England, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS, the leading global publisher of chemicals information, today announces the winners in the ICIS Innovation Awards 2008, sponsored by Dow Corning. The winner in each of the four categories is: ExxonMobil Chemical Company (US) and affiliate TonenGeneral (Japan), for best product innovation Virent Energy Systems (US) for best innovation by an SME DSM Nutritional Products (Switzerland), for best business innovation Dow Chemical...

2008-09-24 09:00:36

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) (Midland, Michigan) is sticking to its old strategy, Geoffery Merszei, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, said at the recent 17th Annual Chemical and Ag Science Conference. But the difference this time is that the company is actually going to execute it, he said. One of Dow's major plans in action is the formation of K-Dow Petrochemicals, a joint venture with the Petrochemical...

2008-09-08 09:00:45

Aspen Technology, Inc. (OTC: AZPN.PK), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today introduced aspenONE V7 for Process Engineering. The new release of aspenONE software enables process industry companies to achieve the seven best practices of engineering excellence. -- The best practices enabled by aspenONE V7 reflect proven, state-of-the-art engineering work processes used by leading AspenTech customers. These process manufacturers and engineering &...

2008-09-02 21:00:00

By Ken Ward Jr. g ONLINE wvgazette.com Watch a video of witnesses describing Thursday nights blast, its aftermath. INSIDE: Thursdays blast was a stark reminder of the dangers of living with chemical plants, and of the fear for many residents that a Bhopal-like disaster could strike Kanawha County. 6A The Bayer CropScience plant where a worker died in a Thursday night explosion has a rocky safety history, including major federal violations three years ago and a state enforcement action...

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