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  1. Oil Prices Crashing: Will It Hurt These Chemical Plays? - Analyst ...

    December 18, 2014
    Crashing oil prices have put a spate of chemical companies at risk of losing their shale-derived feedstock cost advantage.
  2. Chemical Industry Looking Up Amid a Few Worries - Industry Outlook

    December 15, 2014
    Chemical Industry Looking Up Amid a Few Worries - Industry Outlook
  3. Chemical Industry Looking Up Amid a Few Worries - Zacks Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    Chemical Industry Looking Up Amid a Few Worries - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  4. Chemical Industry Recovery Stays the Course - Industry Outlook

    August 12, 2014
    Chemical Industry Recovery Stays the Course - Industry Outlook
  5. How To Improve Your Results With The F-Score

    November 1, 2013
    Back in 2000, an associate professor at the University of Chicago, Joseph Piotroski, wrote a paper titled Value Investing: ...
  6. PX-JSW Steel: Bonds Grow Stronger - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    A couple of days after announcing a supply contract with Usha Martin, Praxair Inc's (PX) subsidiary in India, Praxair India ...
  7. Another Quarter Of Discontent For Energy Services?

    December 17, 2012
    Early warnings point to another bad quarter for service companies.
  8. BASF's Deal For Pronova Shows The Importance Of Good Nutrition

    November 23, 2012
    BASF ties up another high-grade fish oil company in Pronovna, adding to the recent rise in popularity for the fish oil space. ...
  9. Earnings Scorecard: DuPont - Analyst Blog

    November 7, 2012
    Chemical and industrial products behemoth E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company's (DD) second-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings ...
  10. Schlumberger's: The Reliable Name In An Unreliable Sector

    October 25, 2012
    Schlumberger leads its sector, but how much is leadership worth?
  11. DuPont Products Show More Yield - Analyst Blog

    October 4, 2012
    Chemical and industrial products behemoth E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company's (DD) Optimum AQUAmax products displayed ...
  12. Huntsman Boosts MDI Capacity - Analyst Blog

    August 13, 2012
    Huntsman Corporation (HUN) recently announced that it has conducted engineering studies to expand the Polyurethanes' methylene ...
  13. Is Basic Energy Already Priced For The Worst Case?

    August 1, 2012
    Basic Energy's valuation seems to assume a much worse decline than the company is seeing. Although the stock looks undervalued, ...
  14. Is Basic Energy Services An Overlooked Stock?

    February 27, 2012
    Despite underperforming over the last six months, Basic Energy offers an impressive valuation discount.
  15. Land Drilling Cycle Tries For One More Year

    February 9, 2012
    Oil companies have not yet seen the impact of cuts in dry gas drilling. Most of this activity is shifting to oil and liquid ...
  16. Germany Could Be A Value Play In 2012

    January 17, 2012
    Analysts predict that Germany's exports and internal consumption will allow the nation to sustain economic growth and escape ...
  17. 3 Reasons To Own DuPont

    January 6, 2012
    In mid-December, DuPont trimmed its earnings per share. No matter, there's still reason to own its stock.
  18. Has Greif Reset Expectations?

    December 13, 2011
    Greif is suffering from tough conditions in Europe.
  19. A Superior Offer For Complete Production

    October 14, 2011
    Superior makes a bid for further energy service consolidation.
  20. Fertilizer Wars Heat Up

    October 5, 2011
    As our population continues to grow, increasing food production will be paramount. Hence, the historically boring fertilizer ...
  21. Syngenta's Growth Strategy

    July 14, 2011
    Seed-maker Syngenta merged its two major divisions in an effort to boost growth. The market is not yet sure how well this ...
  22. A Look At Basic Energy Services

    July 11, 2011
    This company offers a range of oil services to U.S. operators, and it has seen extra growth from core operations in the Permian ...
  23. Superior Energy Services Operations Review

    June 24, 2011
    Superior Energy Services is exposed to drilling activity in both the onshore and offshore areas and gets its business from ...
  24. Finding High Growth In Chemicals

    June 21, 2011
    Although many industrial stocks have lost some luster in the face of a slowing global economy, the chemicals industry is ...
  25. J2 Global Competes Against All Odds

    August 7, 2009
    J2 Global continues to succeed despite its outdated attachment to the fax machine. Learn about its stock and the chances ...
  26. Be Careful With Basic Energy Services

    February 20, 2009
    The company's well-servicing business is contracting rapidly. Investors may want to wait until its February 26 Q4 earnings ...
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