U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) stands on stage with his wife Heidi and their daughters Catherine and Caroline, after he confirmed his candidacy for president during a speech at Liberty College in Lynchburg, Virginia, March 23, 2015.
Although the Canadian company started to make money again much sooner than many observers had expected, much of that profitability can be traced to its cost-cutting initiatives.
... * Dow Chemical to spin off unit, merge it with Olin. * Healthcare buoys indexes as biotechs bounce back. * Fed Chair Janet Yellen to speak shortly before the closing bell.
Dow Chemical Chief Executive Andrew Liveris unveiled the most decisive move of his decade-long campaign to shift Dow out of the commodity chemicals business today, announcing an agreement to sell its chlor-alkali business to Olin in exchange for $2 ...
Bad weather and rising gasoline prices pushed U.S. consumer sentiment a bit lower in March. The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index slipped to 93 this month from 95.4 in February.