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  • *Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with Microsoft and Caterpillar shares down sharply after quarterly results, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment. Microsoft fell nearly 9 percent to $42.93 the day after the Dow component reported results.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 27- Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday cut its 2015 profit outlook and warned the plunge in oil prices would hurt its energy equipment business, sending shares tumbling as much as 8 percent. During the fourth quarter, Caterpillar's energy business helped offset weakness in mining equipment orders due to lower prices for copper, coal and iron ore and a drop in...

  • *Sees 2015 operating profit of $4- $4.20/ share vs est $4.46. Several companies, including Caterpillar Inc, Microsoft Corp and Procter& Gamble Co, have blamed the stronger dollar for their weak results and outlook. DuPont forecast 2015 operating earnings of $4- $4.20 per share, and said it expects sales "to be even with" 2014' s $34.72 billion.

  • Shares of Microsoft and Caterpillar weighed on U.S. stocks. Microsoft's results showed the main engine of its historic earnings power, selling Windows and Office software to big businesses, is waning. Caterpillar's quarterly profit came in below analysts' expectations and it warned that lower oil prices will hurt 2015 results.

  • Dow plunges after weak earnings, econ news Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:52 AM ET

    The Dow was off 357 points, or 2 percent, to 17,321 as of 10:42 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday and at one point slid as much as 390 points. Caterpillar and Microsoft, which are members of the Dow, reported weaker results, and their shares fell sharply. Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell 3.4 percent in December following a 2.1 percent decline in November, the...

  • *Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, with Microsoft and Caterpillar shares tumbling after quarterly results, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment. Microsoft fell 10 percent to $42.27 the day after the Dow component reported results.

  • Early Glance: Machinery companies Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    Caterpillar fell $6.19 or 7.2 percent, to $79.84. Deere& Co. fell $1.97 or 2.2 percent, to $86.46. Terex fell $1.25 or 5.3 percent, to $22.27.

  • Bull or bear market? This week will tell Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:01 AM ET

    After gaining no new ground in December or January, this bull market has officially stalled. That's about to change this week.

  • Cat CEO's appeal to the Fed: Don't hike rates soon Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 9:47 AM ET
    Doug Oberhleman, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar.

    Caterpillar's Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC the Fed should put off raising interest rates given the "fragile economy."

  • NEW YORK— The U.S. stock market is opening sharply lower following disappointing corporate earnings and weak economic news. Caterpillar's stock fell 7 percent after the heavy equipment maker was hurt in the fourth quarter by restructuring costs and issued a weak outlook. Technology giants Apple and Yahoo will disclose their results after the close.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Tuesday, with Microsoft and Caterpillar shares tumbling after both posted earnings, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment.

  • *Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. stocks were set to open sharply lower on Tuesday, with Microsoft and Caterpillar shares down more than 8 percent each after posting earnings, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment. Microsoft fell 8.4 percent in premarket trading the day after the Dow...

  • 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.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 27- Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday warned the recent fall in oil prices would hurt its energy equipment business in 2015 and gave an outlook for the year below market expectations after posting a disappointing fourth quarter net profit. During the fourth quarter, Caterpillar's energy business helped offset lower prices for copper, coal and iron ore...

  • Caterpillar CEO: Lower oil hits earnings, outlook Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:47 AM ET

    Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC he's looking for a soft year 2015.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 27- Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday reported lower quarterly net profit that missed expectations as lower prices for copper, coal and iron ore hurt mining equipment orders, and warned the recent fall in oil prices would make for a difficult year in 2015.. Chief Executive Officer Doug Oberhelman said without a doubt Caterpillar faces a "tough year in 2015.".

  • *Caterpillar shares slide as low oil prices hurt profit. *Microsoft shares tumble a day after results. NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, weighed by company earnings results including those of sector bellwethers Microsoft and Caterpillar.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 27- Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday reported a lower net profit that came in below market expectations, as lower prices for copper, coal and iron ore hurt its mining business and warned the drop in oil prices would hurt its business in 2015.. The Peoria, Illinois- based company reported a fourth-quarter net profit of...

  • Caterpillar CEO to Fed: Don't raise rates  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:09 AM ET

    Cat Chairman and CEO Officer Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC that the economy isn't strong enough. "I would put it off, definitely."

  • CAT CEO: Looking at 'soft' year ahead  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:03 AM ET

    Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar CEO, discusses his company's quarterly results and how low oil prices has impacted the bottom line.