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Dow beats estimates

1:46 PM MDT | July 25, 2014 | Rebecca Coons

Dow Chemical's second-quarter results beat estimates as margins improved in its performance plastics segment and sales increased across all of the company's business segments. Dow reports second-quarter net income of $882 million, down 62.3% year-on-year...


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