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  • DuPont Sales Fall as Severe Weather Curbs Seed Buying

    DuPont Co., the maker of Pioneer genetically modified corn, reported lower-than-expected first- quarter sales and earnings after North American farmers delay preparations for planting because of severe winter weather.

  • Ellen Kullman Takes DuPont in New Directions: Interview

    DuPont Co. is known for its dominance in chemicals, but since becoming chief executive officer in 2009, Ellen Kullman has pushed the 210-year-old company into unexpected new businesses. Kullman discusses her plans in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Aug. 13 edition.

  • DuPont’s Kullman Says China Growth to Benefit Solar Unit

    DuPont Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker by market value, said its solar-materials and pigments businesses will be the biggest beneficiaries from a growing Chinese economy.

  • DuPont to Buy Back Shares as Profit Tops Estimates

    DuPont Co., the biggest U.S. chemical maker by market value, will repurchase $5 billion of its shares after posting fourth-quarter earnings that exceeded analysts’ estimates.

  • Lilly CEO Urges Extension of Research Tax Credit (Transcript)

    Eli Lilly & Co. Chief Executive Officer John Lechleiter said during a panel discussion in Washington that U.S. lawmakers should renew the research-and- development tax credit to make it easier for companies to compete globally. The Oct. 5 event, sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable and hosted by Bloomberg News in Washington, centered on ways to spur innovation.

  • DuPont Says Demand May Not Rebound Until Second Quarter

    DuPont Co., the U.S. chemical maker that posted a 10 percent drop in fourth-quarter sales volumes, said demand may not fully recover until the second quarter.

  • DuPont Considers Impact of Swings on Pigment Unit

    DuPont Co., the biggest producer of titanium dioxide pigment, is considering whether earnings volatility from the whitening chemical mean the business should be sold, Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman said.

  • Obama Aide Outlines Ways to Promote Innovation (Transcript)

    Five corporate executives and seven university leaders discussed with John Holdren, President Barack Obama’s science adviser, and David Kappos, head of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, ways to boost the economy through promoting innovation during an Oct. 5 event in Washington sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable and hosted by Bloomberg News.

  • Patent Office Must Control Funds, MIT Leader Says (Transcript)

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Susan Hockfield said during a panel discussion in Washington that Congress must keep its pledge to let U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, or PTO, have control over all the fees it collects to promote innovation and spur job creation. The Oct. 5 event, sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable and hosted by Bloomberg News, centered on ways to spur innovation.

  • DuPont Profit Tops Estimates as Solar Helps Electronics Unit

    DuPont Co., the biggest U.S. chemical maker by market value, posted third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates on higher sales volumes at units that make materials for solar panels and bullet-resistant vests.

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