TITLE

US prognosis for 2007

AUTHOR(S)
Chang, Joseph; Baker, John
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/8/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 48, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the profit outlook of the U.S. chemicals sector for 2007. Despite the profitability of the North American chemical industry in 2006, Wall Street is split on a commodity cycle downturn in 2007. In November 2006, Merrill Lynch analyst Don Carson downgraded the ethylene sector on a weaker earnings outlook. Markets analyst Frank Mitsch sees the potential for an upturn early in 2007 as inventories are restocked.
ACCESSION #
23760413

 

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