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Chemtura rises in premarket on $2.5B buyout offer


Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Chemtura's stock is up more than 17 percent in premarket trading after the specialty chemicals company agreed to a $2.5 billion...full story
updated 2016-09-26 07:42 PM
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Chemtura rises in premarket on $2.5B buyout offer

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Chemtura's stock is up more than 17 percent in premarket trading after the specialty chemicals company agreed to a $2.5 billion....Fullstory

2016-09-26 07:42 PM

Turkish markets hit by Moody's rating downgrade

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Turkey's stock markets and currency have fallen sharply after the country's credit rating was downgraded into junk status by Moody's. The Istanbul 100....Fullstory

2016-09-26 07:01 PM

German business confidence surges to highest since May 2014

Associated Press

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Japan's leader vows to accelerate economic measures, TPP

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2016-09-26 05:01 PM

Toshiba Launches the Industry's Leading-class Low On-resistance N-Channel MOSFETs for Load Switches in Mobile Devices

Associated Press

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2016-09-26 04:22 PM

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2016-09-26 01:22 PM

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