Durable Goods Orders Rise

U.S. durable-goods orders leap 11.2% in July on strong demand for cars and trucks

Published: Aug. 26, 2020 at 9:47 a.m.

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Gulf Coast Storm Update

USGC refiners, petchems shut down as Laura approaches

17:02 PM | August 25, 2020 | Clay Boswell

US Gulf Coast refiners and petrochemical producers are battening down the hatches in preparation for Hurricane Laura,

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PDH Margins Improve

US PDH margins reach 10-month high amid reduced propylene supply

Author: Michael Sims


HOUSTON (ICIS)–US propane hydrogenation (PDH) margins have reached 10-month highs as production issues have elevated polymer-grade propylene (PGP) prices.

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Risky Business

Close to 150 large companies went bust in Q2 2020

29 July 2020 In the second quarter of 2020,

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Consumer Prices

US Consumer Prices Surge As Food & Medical Costs Jump

by Tyler Durden Wed, 08/12/2020 – 08:36

Following yesterday’s hotter-than-expected producer price data (led by a surge in energy costs and day-trading),

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Covid Tally

Gross Domestic Product

Q2 GDP Releases:
The size of the Covid-19 Crater

Allianz SE | Munich | Jul 31,

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Olin Update

US Olin to continue idling capacities, Texas closure on track for end 2020

Author: Stefan Baumgarten


HOUSTON (ICIS)–Olin will continue idling plants as it adapts to weakness in demand,

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