The job cuts represent about 4.2% of Dow’s workforce of 59,500, which includes 10,000 Dow Corning employees.
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While Boeing reported an accounting loss on refueling tankers in the period--its third such charge --investors focused instead on cash and 787 Dreamliner gains.