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Anindya Barman

5 Chemical Growth Stocks to Buy on Industry's Positive Momentum

Strong end-market demand driven by higher industrial activities is expected to help the chemical industry to continue the momentum through this year. CC, OLN, ASIX, MEOH and TROX are worth betting on right now.

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Zacks Equity Research

PPG Boosts Automotive OEM Clearcoat Production in Germany

PPG Industries (PPG) plans to expand clearcoat production at its facility in Erlenbach, Germany, to score high on efficiency, sustainability and flexibility of clearcoats.

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Zacks Equity Research

Eastman (EMN) & Amorepacific Partner for Sustainable Packaging

Eastman (EMN) is selected as Amorepacific's partner to add sustainability through its molecular recycling technology to the latter's world-renowned beauty products.

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Zacks Equity Research

Here's Why You Should Retain Huntsman (HUN) in Your Portfolio

Huntsman (HUN) should gain from its downstream growth strategy and synergies of acquisitions amid raw material and logistics constraints.

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Sweta Killa

Materials ETF (REMX) Hits New 52-Week High

This materials ETF hits a new 52-week high. Are more gains in store for this ETF?

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Zacks Equity Research

Here's Why You Should Invest in Celanese (CE) Stock Now

Celanese (CE) gains on strong end-market demand, productivity actions, investments in high-return projects, and strategic acquisitions.

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Zacks Equity Research

B2Gold (BTG) Divests Stakes in Kiaka & Toega Gold Projects

B2Gold (BTG) divests its shareholding interest in Kiaka and Toega gold projects to gain from the royalty interest and the future development of these projects.

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Zacks Equity Research

Ashland (ASH) to Hike Prices of 1,4-Butanediol & Derivatives

Ashland (ASH) is increasing the price of 1,4 butanediol by 45 cents per pound.

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Zacks Equity Research

U.S. Silica (SLCA) to Up Industrial & Specialty Products Prices

U.S. Silica's (SLCA) plan to hike prices is driven by cost increases in energy, labor, transportation, materials and manufacturing.

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Zacks Equity Research

Implied Volatility Surging for TMC Stock Options

Investors need to pay close attention to TMC stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

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Zacks Equity Research

Nucor (NUE) Shares Up 101% YTD: What's Driving the Rally?

Nucor (NUE) benefits from demand strength across in end-markets and higher domestic steel prices.

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Nalak Das

Virus and Fed Dampen Investors' Morale: 5 Low-Beta Stock Picks

We have narrowed our search to five large-cap low-beta stocks that have provided higher returns than the market's benchmark the S&P 500 Index year to date. These are: TSCO, BG, EXPD, WSO and TMO.

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Swayta Shah

3 Stocks With Upgraded Broker Ratings for Profitable Returns

It is always advisable to follow broker rating upgrades for enhanced returns. So, we choose Interface (TILE), InterContinental Hotels (IHG) and Copa Holdings (CPA) as these have witnessed solid rating upgrades.

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Zacks Equity Research

Univar Solutions (UNVR) Up 36% YTD: What's Driving the Stock?

Univar (UNVR) is gaining from acquisitions, cost reductions, expense management, productivity actions and a robust liquidity position.

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Zacks Equity Research

Cabot (CBT) to Divest Purification Solutions Unit for $111M

Cabot (CBT) announces the selling off of its Purification Solutions business to One Equity Partners to divert resources to areas that promise strong growth and innovation.

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Zacks Equity Research

Westlake (WLK) to Buy Hexion's Epoxy Business for $1.2 Billion

Westlake (WLK) agrees to acquire Hexion's Rotterdam-based epoxy business to integrate and expand its portfolios.

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Zacks Equity Research

Vale (VALE) Trims Iron Ore Production Guidance for 2021

Vale S.A (VALE) lowers the top end of its 2021 iron ore production guidance to 320 million tons from 335 million tons, while maintaining the lower end at 315 million tons.

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Zacks Equity Research

Agnico Eagle (AEM)-Kirkland Lake Merger Gets Shareholder Approval

Agnico Eagle's (AEM) merger is approved by roughly 99.86% of the votes cast by its shareholders at the meeting, with a turnout of 69.62%.

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Zacks Equity Research

Why You Should Add Kronos Worldwide (KRO) to Your Portfolio

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) benefits from strong demand and higher selling prices for titanium dioxide.

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Nalak Das

Top 5 Picks to Gain From Wall Street's Omicron-Relief Rally

We have applied our VGM Style Score to narrow the search to the five stocks that have strong growth potential for the rest of 2021. These are: XOM, DVN, BLDR, CAR and WLK.

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Sejuti Banerjea

Should You Buy the Dip on the Omicron Scare?

We can make the most of the current volatility in the market to load up on some shares.

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Zacks Equity Research

Do Options Traders Know Something About DuPont (DD) Stock We Don't?

Investors need to pay close attention to for DuPont (DD) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

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Zacks Equity Research

Here's Why You Should Retain B2Gold (BTG) Stock Right Now

B2Gold (BTG) is worth retaining in the portfolio at the moment, owing to mine expansions, solid operational and financial performance as well as higher gold prices.

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Zacks Equity Research

Newmont (NEM) to Sell Kalgoorlie Power Business for $95M

Newmont (NEM) will receive $95 million from the sale of the Kalgoorlie power business.

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Zacks Equity Research

Here's Why Commercial Metals (CMC) is an Attractive Bet Now

Commercial Metals (CMC) will gain from solid steel demand across the end markets, driven by elevated spending on the residential and construction sector as well as focus on cost reductions.

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