Dow Chemical second-quarter earnings

Dow Chemical Swings to a Profit

Dow Chemical (DOW) reported second quarter earnings of 50 cents a share, compared with a loss of 47 cents a share in the second quarter of 2009. The company%u2019s sales rose 20 % from a year earlier, driven by a 19% price gain, the company said in a statement. Sales rose in all operating segments and geographic areas.