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  • *Apple, P&G, Stryker also see headwinds. NEW YORK, Jan 27- A slew of U.S. multinational companies, from DuPont to Procter& Gamble, showed that a strong U.S. dollar hurt their earnings, and several blue-chip exporters said the situation will get worse if the greenback holds its strength. The pain is hitting multiple sectors, including industrial companies such as 3 M Co,...

  • *Apple also at risk; Microsoft shares plummet on currency concern. NEW YORK, Jan 27- A slew of U.S. multinational companies from DuPont to Microsoft Corp showed that a strong U.S. dollar is hammering their earnings, with several blue chip exporters predicting the situation will get worse if the greenback holds its strength. The pain is hitting multiple sectors...

  • Multinational earnings hit hard by strong dollar Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:31 AM ET

    The impact has crossed sectors, ranging from industrials to technology, affecting companies that garner a large portion of their sales from outside the United States. United Technologies, which gets about 62 percent of its sales from outside the United States, cut its 2015 full-year outlook due to the negative impact from the stronger dollar, sending its...

  • Dow futures off nearly 300 points after data miss Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 9:05 AM ET
    A line of snow plows prepares to battle the blizzard on Lexington Ave in New York City on Jan. 26, 2015.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a sharply lower open as major U.S. corporates missed fourth quarter earnings expectations.

  • Jan 27- 3 M Co, the maker of adhesives and abrasives including Post-it notes, reported a lower-than-expected 2 percent rise in quarterly revenue, hurt by a stronger dollar. The effect was most marked in Europe, Middle East and Africa, where 3 M's sales fell 6.4 percent. Net income attributable to 3 M rose to $1.18 billion, or $1.81 per share, in the fourth quarter ended...

  • Early movers: FB, MSFT, PG, PFE, CAT & more Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 7:57 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • 3M profit rises 7 pct, reaffirms 2015 targets Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 7:50 AM ET

    Jan 27- 3 M Co, the maker of Scotch tape and Post-it notes, reported a 7 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit as sales rose across its businesses and the company reaffirmed financial targets for 2015.. The company said net income attributable to 3 M rose to $1.18 billion, or $1.81 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $1.10 billion, or $1.62 per share, a...

  • ST. PAUL, Minn.— 3 M's profit rose 7 percent in the fourth quarter and sales increased at all its business units, though revenue fell short of Wall Street expectations. 3 M Co. makes consumer, medical and business products, including Post-it notes, Scotch tape, industrial coatings and ceramics. 3 M expects full-year earnings between $8 and $8.30 per share.

  • Asian stocks tumble after weak US corporate earnings Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 4:11 AM ET

    The companies that rattled the market included Microsoft, Caterpillar and Procter& Gamble. It was the biggest one-day decline for the blue-chip index since Jan. 5. "That theme,' Boy, this is the year earnings are going to come back,' suffered a little bit of a setback," said Sean Lynch, co-head of global equity strategy at Wells Fargo Investment Institute.

  • Cramer Remix: Follow the leaders to market victory Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 7:24 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    Whether it's football or the stock market, leadership matters. “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on the CEOs who have serious game.

  • Cramer's plan for biggest earnings week of the year Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:20 PM ET
    Inside Alibaba Group Holdings headquarters.

    Next week marks the most important earnings week of the year, and Jim Cramer thinks a few companies will surprise investors.

  • PREVIEW-Low oil prices put pressure on GE shares Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 2:22 PM ET

    Jan 22- For massive conglomerate General Electric Co, the plunge in oil prices stands to both help and hurt. Since 2007, GE has invested $14 billion in this once-fast-growing unit through acquisitions. "We recognize that lower oil prices will affect this business, but no one knows how much yet," said Charlie Smith, chief investment officer of Fort Pitt Capital, which...

  • Midday movers :Lands' End, Southwest Airlines & more Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:06 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • As dollar catches fire, US companies break a sweat Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    A container is loaded at the Port of Baltimore.

    The U.S. dollar's spike may hit trade and manufacturing as its strength is disruptive to U.S. exports and companies with big overseas sales.

  • Time to cut the cord on global power grid Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 2:59 PM ET

    It's time for energy utilities and grids to cut the old-school cord, says Terry Tamminen.

  • Weak oil, strong dollar dominate market chatter Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 4:23 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    There are three macro themes that are continuing to play out in 2015, all driven by bandwagon mentality.

  • Microsoft is rushing to catch Amazon in the cloud Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks past the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash.

    Microsoft won the software game by selling its Windows suite to the biggest companies. Scott Guthrie's job is to reach some of the smallest.

  • Cramer’s perfect recipe for a Santa Claus rally Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 6:13 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Jim Cramer is seeing some good signs in the economy right now. Could they be the perfect ingredients for a Santa Claus rally?

  • Chinese pollution, American profits Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:43 PM ET
    A man wearing a 3M mask in Beijing

    China's severe pollution problems have been a boon to at least one big American company.

  • You won't believe these company perks Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Companies are rolling out a growing list of lifestyle-oriented benefits aimed at engaging and retaining top talent. Here are the tops.