Not All Chemical Companies Benefit From Lower Oil Prices

Oil prices have plunged dramatically since mid-2014.Brent closed at $48.40 today on the NYMEX. This is a far cry from the over $100 a barrel that seemed to be the floor up until a few months ago. Conventional wisdom holds that lower crude oil prices should benefit chemical firms as they use oil as one of the …

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Airgas: A Superb Stock To Own in the Chemicals Sector

One of the best sectors to own during any market is the chemical sector. Though they are cyclical chemical stocks tend to perform well in the long-run. In the mid-cap chemicals space, one of the names investors can consider is Airgas Inc (ARG). The company is an industrial gas distributor with a solid track record. …

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