Chemical stocks

The IRS Gives Energy Investors a Gift

The IRS ruled that income from steam crackers qualify for MLP operating structure -- good news for income investors in general, and these companies specifically. More 

S&P 500 Close to Issuing a Buy Signal

Investors seem nervous, but the market has retained its constructive technical picture. More 

It May be Better to Sit This One Out

With virtually all internal indicators overbought, it is wise to remain on the sidelines. More 

Government-Induced Rally is Fragile

The market survived a test of the 50-day moving average, but the uptrend is tenuous. More 

Dow Misses Q2 Profit and Revenue Estimates

Dow Chemical posted second-quarter results that missed Wall Street forecasts on both earnings and revenues as global demand faltered. More 

DuPont: Lower Q2 Earnings Top Forecasts

DuPont posted second-quarter earnings that beat analysts expectation, but missed on revenues, and said profits for 2012 would be on the low side of estimates. More 

Market’s Short-Term Buy Signal Still in Force

The stochastic buy signal flashed Friday held despite Monday’s 50-point hit. More