Deutsche Bank: Slowing Volumes and Rising Costs Will Pressure Second-Quarter Earnings; Specialty Makers Are Hardest Hit (update, adds earnings)

12:05 PM | July 14, 2008 | Kerri Walsh

Second-quarter European chemical industry earnings will continue to be squeezed by slowing volumes, unfavorable currency exchange rates, and rising raw material costs, “but with some modest worsening”...