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Beer in aluminum bottles on the way

...City Beer, is asking an additional $1 per case. The brewery has partnered with Alcoa Inc., the world's largest aluminum maker, to produce aluminum bottles that keep beer colder for as much as 50 minutes longer than a glass bottle, Alcoa officials...
Stocks finish mixed as bull market shows age

...inflation and recession. Solid earnings and outlooks from a handful of companies helped the Dow, which rose after aluminum maker Alcoa reported higher profits despite rising energy costs and lower prices for aluminum. But the gains narrowed in...
More investors turning to stodgy cyclical stocks

...Caterpillar, up 59 percent since mid-March; lumber giant Georgia-Pacific, which has jumped 68 percent; and aluminum maker Alcoa, up about 48 percent. Mitch Zacks, vice president and director of research at Zacks Investment Research...
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Investors watch to see how Nike affects Dow

...analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices. In years past Alcoa signaled the traditional start of earning season, but the aluminum maker was one of three companies dropped in the recent Dow shake up.
Wall Street says stocks are bargains, others say risky bet

...months of the year versus a drop of nearly 7 percent this quarter.Earnings of materials companies like Alcoa, an aluminum maker, are somehow expected to rise 40 percent in the last three months. They're expected to drop nearly 11 percent...
Markets drop after crisis severity rises

...Exports had climbed 2.6 percent in January to an all-time high.Alcoa dropped 6 percent to $16.70 after the aluminum maker's first-quarter revenues fell short of expectations. Alcoa, one of the 30 companies that make up the Dow average...
Late rally pushes stocks up

...America Corp., which was down more than 20 percent Monday, rose 16.7 percent, the most of any stock in the Dow. Aluminum maker Alcoa Inc. was up 8 percent.Technology company MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. led the S&P 500 higher, gaining...
Stocks down in afternoon trading

...that it had beaten analyst expectations by 4 cents a share was warmly greeted Wednesday, as the world's largest aluminum maker saw its shares go up 64 cents, or 2.3 percent, to trade at $28.83. Duke Energy Corp. rose 51 cents to $18...
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Canadian aluminum maker bids on rival PARIS - Reviving an once-spurned merger effort, Canada's Alcan launched Monday an unsolicited euro3.4 billion...
Alcoa taking bid to shareholders

...taking a hostile $4.2 billion takeover bid directly to Reynolds' shareholders. Alcoa, the world's largest aluminum maker, is offering $65 a share in cash for No. 3 Reynolds -- a takeover aimed at maintaining Alcoa's dominance in...