FORTUNE -- Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris closed out Fortune's "Brainstorm Green" conference on April 18, telling the audience about how his company plans to make products that hit certain criteria, one of which is "to affect all humanity" in a positive way.
Then he began to talk about fried chicken.
Dow (DOW) is working on its consumer product business, according to Liveris, which includes a canola oil that is free of trans-fats. "This is a breakthrough product that could make Kentucky Fried Chicken good for you," Liveris said. And humanity rejoices.
Bolstered by rumors and strong sales, AAPL has soared nearly 175% from its 2009 low
Riding piggyback on 1.5% rise in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Apple (AAPL) opened the new trading year by posting an all-time record high Monday, closing 136 points above its 2009 low of $78.20, set on Jan. 20.
Shares closed Monday at $214.1, up 3.28 points (1.56%) for the day. The stock has climbed steadily since mid-December MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 4, 2010 4:37 PM ET
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