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Chart Industries Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
Shares of Chart Industries have been given a consensus recommendation of "Hold" by the eleven brokerages that are currently covering the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports .

Molycorp: Oaktree $400MM Lifeline Is 2014's Most Expensive Loan
Molycorp, Inc. has raised capital three times in the past 18 months as losses and cash burn amid declining rare earth prices have gone unabated.

Saul Bass Gets to the Heart of Creativity
These are timeless questions, which also means they're timeless topics for the makers of art.

ASX Round-Up: Paladin, Independence Group and Alumina Enjoy Gains
The Australian Securities Exchange closed at 5,625.9 points today, up 1.5 points from the previous session.

Wallbridge secures bridge loan
Auramet has agreed to provide Wallbridge Mining with a bridge loan to help with its startup costs for the Broken Hammer mine near Sudbury.

Uc Rusal announces 2014 first half results
Production of value-added products continued to grow and reached a record 46.9% of total aluminium production in the second quarter of 2014.

Chart Industries Has Deflated On A Slower LNG Buildout
Weak Biomedical sales have hurt Chart's reported results, but it is the slower development of the U.S. LNG market and the erratic pace of the Chinese market that hurts more.

Noranda Loses Bid To Obtain Lower Electrical Charge From Ameren
As expected, the Missouri Public Service Commission has blocked the effort by Noranda Aluminum Inc. to get its electrical bill cut by about 25 percent.

American Electric Technologies CEO to Present at Euro Pacific Global Investment Conference
American Electric Technologies, Inc. , a leading provider of power delivery solutions for the global energy industry, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Charles Dauber will present at the fourth annual Euro Pacific Global Investment Conference on September 9, 2014 at the Sofitel Hotel in New York City.

Analyst: Waste Management cuts likely to be in the hundreds
Waste Management Inc. could be facing staff cuts reflective of the cuts they made in 2012, which resulted in the termination of roughly 800 workers, according to Al Kaschalk , an analyst at Wedbush Securities .

Williams-Sonoma Dips On Downbeat Q3 Forecast; Signet Jewelers Shares Jump
Midway through trading Thursday, the Dow traded down 0.31 percent to 17,069.84 while the NASDAQ declined 0.22 percent to 4,559.78.

Singular Research Begins Coverage on American Electric Technologies
The firm set a "buy" rating and a $8.40 price target on the stock. Singular Research's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 24.44% from the stock's previous close.

Why Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Stock Is a 'Sell' at TheStreet
About 4.8 million shares of Cliffs Natural Resources were traded by 11 a.m., compared to an average trading volume of about 5.6 million shares a day.

Why I Don't Like Casablanca's Plan For Cliffs And What I Would Do Instead
In July, activist investor Casablanca proved victorious in its proxy fight against Cliffs Natural Resources .

Asian Stocks Fall as Yen Strength Drags Down Japan Shares
BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's largest mining company, accounted for the largest drag on the regional gauge, dropping 1.2 percent in Sydney.

Dominican park would halt Canadian company's mine
Lawmakers in the Dominican Republic approved a plan Wednesday to create a national park in an area where a Canadian company has sought to expand mining operations.

Glencore, Jinchuan frontrunners to buy BHP's Nickel West
BHP, the world's largest mining company, announced plans last week to spin off businesses worth an estimated $16 billion but said that Nickel West in western Australia would not be part of the demerged group.

Commodities Today: Stocks Breaking Out And Industry News To Watch
Revisit PBR and point out to readers that the shares are at 52-week highs and looking to break out further.

Q&A: Should I Leave Chicago Bridge & Iron Alone?
Prescience Point did a great job at convincing the general public, but certain points might have been seriously overstated to make a nice profit on its short position.

First Point Minerals Provides Decar Update
Decar is under option to Cliffs Natural Resources Exploration Canada Inc., an affiliate of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. , pursuant to an option agreement entered into in November 2009.

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Plastics Industry News
1,492 Wild Country tires are recalled by Cooper
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling certain Wild Country Radial XTX Sport tires, size 265/65R18.

Eastman Chemical Company Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
Shares of Eastman Chemical Company have been given an average recommendation of "Buy" by the thirteen ratings firms that are covering the company, AmericanBankingNews.com reports .

Carlisle Companies Receives Buy Rating from KeyCorp
's stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by KeyCorp in a research note issued on Friday.

BusIness ledger
Winchester-based Trex Company Inc. has announced its participation in several financial conferences.

Albemarle, Israeli firm to produce polymeric flame retardants in new joint-venture
Baton Rouge-based chemical maker Albemarle and global manufacturer ICL, based in Tel Aviv, have formed a joint venture to produce ICL's FR-122P polymeric flame retardant and Albemarle's GreenCrest polymeric flame retardant.

Albemarle, Israeli venture to produce eco-friendly flame retardant
Albemarle Corp., a Baton Rouge-based specialty chemicals maker, and ICL, an Israeli manufacturer, have formed a joint venture to produce polymeric flame retardants that will replace hexabromocyclododecane, now found worldwide in the environment, animals and people.

Insider Selling: Craig M. Nikrant Sells 6,400 Shares of PolyOne Stock
PolyOne SVP Craig M. Nikrant unloaded 6,400 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 27th.

Today in the press
West Pharmaceutical Services, a $3 billion New York Stock Exchange-listed pharmaceutical firm, is in talks with the IDA about making an investment of hundreds of millions in the southeast creating hundreds of new jobs, according to The Irish Times.

Tighter resin prices leading to price hike for PE film
One of North America's largest film makers is pushing through a polyethylene price increase due, in part, to the tight resin market.

Grace 'Ruth' Cannon, DuPont Co. retiree
Grace "Ruth" Crawford Cannon, 84, of Milton, passed away Thursday Aug. 28, 2014, at Harrison House in Georgetown, surrounded by her family.

US Stock Futures Gain Ahead Of Consumer Data
US stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade, ahead of economic data.

Camden Green Party: Hampstead Heath dams project 'would cause enormous damage to landscape'
Cllr Sian Berry lodged an official objection to the scheme this week in which she objected to the much-criticised 15million proposals to enlarge or build new dams across the Heath.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co has earned a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Analyst RN reports .

No Monsanto, No Problem for Syngenta on Path to Deal: Real M&A
Syngenta and Monsanto held preliminary talks with advisers earlier this year about a combination that never came to fruition, people familiar with the matter have said.

Thursday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Materials
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This Week In Securities Litigation
In the roll-up to the Labor Day weekend, the SEC issued new rules regarding asset backed securities and credit rating agencies.

Ruling affects Illinois cancer cluster case
A Pennsylvania court ruling means a lawsuit can go forward accusing a chemical company of dumping toxins in Illinois, causing a deadly cancer cluster.

Albemarle Corporation to present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic ...
The presentation and webcast will be made available on Albemarle's website at www.albemarle.com under the Investors heading.

In brief: Spatz's Bakery reopens; Chemical Process Fast Start Training session begins Oct. 1
About a week after heavy rain caused its roof to collapse, Saginaw's Spatz's Bakery is back in business.

The Dow Chemical Company Target of Unusually High Options Trading
The Dow Chemical Company was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday.

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