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  1. Airgas vs. Air Products & Chemicals: Which is ...

    Learn about the two leading companies in the industrial and specialty gas industry, ...
  2. The Debt Report: The Materials Sector

    Find out why the U.S. materials sector has accumulated more and more debt each year ...
  3. The 5 Highest Paid Executives in the Materials ...

    Learn who the top-earning executives are in the basic materials sector and which ...
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  5. Analyzing Cliffs Natural Resources’ Return on ...

    Understand how declining sales, earnings and losses have affected Cliffs Natural ...
  6. Materials Sector: Industries Snapshot (DOW, DD)

    Explore the chemicals, packaging, construction materials and mining industries. See ...
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