Stocks fell after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, while investors eyed the presidential election.
The best-performing Dow stock this year is about to drop, wagers one trader.
Growth likely accelerated in the third quarter, potentially keeping the Fed on track to raise interest rates in December.
The S&P is down 1.4 percent since the start of earnings season in October, the worst monthly showing since January.
Andrew Keene of AlphaShark makes a bet on Caterpillar shortly after its earnings report; he sees the stock heading lower into the end of the year.
Tech giants Alphabet and Amazon are set to report earnings after Thursday's bell, and traders expect to see some big-money moves on the events.
Asia markets fell across the board on Wednesday, with Australian shares leading losses as oil prices withdrew further.
The "Fast Money" traders debated whether to jump on the dip in Caterpillar shares after the company posted mixed quarterly results on Tuesday.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss the trade on Caterpillar, following Kynikos Associates Founder Jim Chanos's comments shorting the company.
The "Fast Money" traders give you 3 ways to trade earnings from CAT.
U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday as one of the busiest days of the earnings season got under way, while oil prices slipped.
Jim Chanos shares his market views in an interview with CNBC's Scott Wapner.
Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates President and founder, explains why he is short the Caterpillar trade. Stephanie Link, TIAA Global Asset Management, weighs in.
The full CNBC interview with Jim Chanos.
CNBC's Michael Santoli breaks down the quarterly results for Caterpillar.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks ahead at the day's market action.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Tuesday, as investors prepared themselves for a deluge of earnings and data.
Caterpillar reported earnings that beat analysts expectations, but revenue fell short of estimates and the company lowered its full-year guidance.
Earnings should dominate Tuesday's trading session, from 3M and Caterpillar before the bell to Apple after the close.