Why Dow and DuPont Decided to Merge

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Dow and DuPont have announced the biggest merger plan in the history of the chemical industry. As a measure of their role in the economy, the new combine would then split into three new companies focused on agriculture, plastics and so-called "specialty chemicals." Brooke Sutherland, columnist for Gadfly, Bloomberg's new site for fast commentary, considers what the merger will mean for investors and agriculture.

Credits

Guest:
Brooke Sutherland - Bloomberg Gadfly - @blsuth

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Paul von Zielbauer, Gideon Brower