Tech Startups Stoke Market For IPOs

After years of remaining on the stock market’s sidelines, a number of highly valued Silicon Valley technology companies are now gearing up to go public as soon as next year. Among the IPO candidates are ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc., and data-mining specialist Palantir Technologies Inc. Should they follow through,…

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DowDuPont to Record $4.6 Billion Charge as Agriculture Unit Suffers

DowDuPont Inc.’s agriculture unit is taking a $4.6 billion charge in the third quarter after the business lowered its long-term expectations on sales and profits, a move that underscores challenges agribusinesses are facing in the Americas. DowDuPont said in securities filings Thursday that it recalculated the fair value of goodwill and other intangible assets on…

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