The company is moving away from the basic chemicals business that built its reputation. If it succeeds, it wants to simply be called 'Dow.'
Those seeking to support Motor City would be better served by purchasing shares of dividend-paying companies based in Michigan.
The third-quarter season had a shaky start, with companies struggling to meet lowered expectations.
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Whole Foods upgraded to 'outperform' and Kraft Foods downgraded to 'hold.'
This may seem like a long shot, given the city's recent bankruptcy, but a basket of local publicly traded companies has served investors quite well this year.
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