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Freeport-McMoRan Announces Results of Offer to Purchase Senior Notes

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) announced that as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 4, 2014, pursuant to the cash tender offer by its subsidiary, Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC, the Company has received tenders of $1.66 billion aggregate principal amount of outstanding notes and accepted $1.14 billion aggregate principal amount of the Notes for total aggregate consideration of $1.26 billion.
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Freeport-McMoRan Announces Positive Drilling Results at Holstein Deep and Dorado Development Projects in Gulf of Mexico

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) announced positive drilling results from the Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas (FM O&G) 100-percent-owned Holstein Deep and Dorado development wells in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM).
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Court Approves LDK Prepack

LDK Solar Systems Plan Confirmed

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming LDK Solar Systems' Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization.
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Freeport-McMoRan to Purchase up to $1.25 Billion of Senior Notes

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) announced a modified “Dutch Auction” cash tender offer by its subsidiary, Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC, for several series of its notes.
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Dow Chemical Declares 14% Dividend Increase; Adds $5 Billion to Share Repurchase Program

Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a 14 percent increase in the Company’s dividend, from $0.37 per share to $0.42 per share in the fourth quarter.
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Declining Metals Prices Crimp Freeport-McMoRan Results, but Operating Results Better Estimates

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) reported net income attributable to common stock of $552 million, $0.53 per share, for third-quarter 2014, compared with $821 million, $0.79 per share, for third-quarter 2013 and $1.5 billion, $1.47 per share, for the first nine months of 2014, compared with $2.0 billion, $1.96 per share, for the first nine months of 2013.
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Builders FirstSource Reports Top-Line Growth with Bottom Line Crimped by Investments

Builders FirstSource (NASD: BLDR) reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 that included a year-over-year sales increase of 7.9% to $434.9 million.
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Dow Chemical Solid Quarterly Results Well Received by Shareholders

Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW) reported sales of $14.4 billion in the latest quarter, up 5 percent versus the year-ago period.
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Freeport-McMoRan Sells Canadian Mining Operation for $1.8 billion Cash

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) announced that it will sell its 80 percent ownership interest in the Candelaria/Ojos del Salado copper mining operations and supporting infrastructure to Lundin Mining Corporation (TSX:LUN)(OMX:LUMI) for $1.8 billion in cash and contingent consideration of up to $0.2 billion.
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Dow Chemical Updates Planned Divestments and Outlines Other Portfolio Actions

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced several updates regarding divestiture and portfolio management actions.
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