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Profits In China Deaccelerate
While it remains enormous by the standards of any major economy, earnings growth at China’s largest publicly traded companies has slowed from the breakneck pace of two years ago and is likely to cool further, Standard and Poor’s Index said on Tuesday. The decline reflects, in part, falling energy prices, which have a large effect on China’s corporate sector.
Plant Closures May Boost Dow's Pricing Power
A recent decision by Dow Chemical to shut down certain plants could have a positive pricing impact for the company, according to a recent report from UBS Investment Research. Dow Chemical (nyse: DOW - news - people ) announced Thursday that it will close certain operations, including two plants in Canada and one in Italy,
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