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  • *U.S. stocks fall on disappointing earnings; MSCI global index slips. NEW YORK, Jan 27- World stock indexes fell on Tuesday following disappointing company earnings, while the dollar retreated after an unexpected decline in U.S. durable goods orders. All three major U.S. stock indexes ended more than 1 percent lower, with shares of Microsoft, down 9.3 percent, and...

  • *Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. The group lost 3.3 percent in its biggest one-day drop since November 2011, in the wake of results from industry bellwether Microsoft. Industrial shares fell, led by Caterpillar.

  • Caterpillar and Microsoft are big market movers Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 4:32 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Caterpillar Inc., down $6.18 to $79.85. Freeport-McMoRan Inc., down $1.18 to $18.38.

  • *Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. The group lost 3.3 percent in its biggest one-day drop since November 2011, in the wake of results from industry bellwether Microsoft. Industrial shares fell, led by Caterpillar.

  • U.S. stocks are closing lower after disappointing outlooks from Caterpillar and Microsoft raised worries about future profit growth at companies. Microsoft shares slid 9 percent, the biggest fall among S&P 500 stocks. Caterpillar's stock fell 7 percent after the heavy equipment maker was hurt in the fourth quarter by restructuring costs, and issued a weak...

  • Stocks end lower; Caterpillar, Microsoft disappoint Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 4:09 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks dropped sharply on Tuesday, as earnings disappointed as did durable-goods data.

  • Why the Fed won't hike rates this year: Insana Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 3:49 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve wants to see inflation tick up, but Ron Insana sees the U.S. and other countries missing inflation targets this year. Here's why.

  • Jan 27- Procter& Gamble Co, the world's largest household products maker, said it no longer expects sales and core earnings growth this year, joining a host of companies in blaming a strong dollar for disappointing results and outlooks. P&G, which derives roughly two-thirds of revenue outside the United States, also reported lower-than-expected quarterly...

  • *Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. Industrial shares also underperformed, led by a decline in Caterpillar. Heavy machinery marker Caterpillar gave an outlook below expectations, warning that the recent plunge in oil prices would hurt its energy equipment business.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. AK Steel Holding Corp. rose 6.4 percent to $4.31 with 11,862,600 shares traded. AT&T Inc. fell. 4 percent to $33.04 with 14,693,200 shares traded.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Plantronics Inc. fell 9.8 percent to $47.01. Manning& Napier Inc. fell 9.0 percent to $11.27.

  • Midday Glance: Machinery companies Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Caterpillar fell $6.44 or 7.5 percent, to $79.59. Deere& Co. fell $2.45 or 2.8 percent, to $85.98. Terex fell $1.06 or 4.5 percent, to $22.46.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- A gauge of U.S. business investment plans fell for a fourth straight month in December, a potential sign that slowing global growth and falling oil prices were weighing on the economy. "The drop in will weigh on growth, though stronger consumer spending should keep GDP from slowing too much," said Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial in New...

  • 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 falling construction equipment sales and weakness in mining equipment orders due to lower...

  • Chicago trader: Short market on CEO's remark Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    A comment from an influential CEO is causing Chicago trader Jeff Kilburg to short the market.

  • Shares of Microsoft, down 9.1 percent, and Caterpillar, down nearly 8 percent, were among the biggest drags 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 the company warned that...

  • *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.