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U.S. stock prices could continue to correct, but it's too soon to say whether this is the big one.
CNBC's Melissa Lee, Diminic Chu and CNBC contributor Stephanie Link dissect the numbers on Grainger and CSX.
Good news to see some cyclicals (Materials, Energy, Tech) trading up; not good to see all 20 Dow Transports down earlier in the day.
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Stocks finished near session highs Tuesday, recovering losses from their biggest one-day drop this year, boosted by a batch of upbeat earnings results and some better-than-expected economic reports.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew takes a closer look at three companies reporting first quarter numbers; including Johnson & Johnson, W.W. Grainger, and Goldman Sachs.
Slowing growth signs are everywhere, not just in China.
Earnings season kicks into high gear in the week ahead. Plus, at least 10 Fed speeches. How risk-averse are investors? Oh, this is going to put them to the test. Rest up.
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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK-- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:. Murphy Oil Corp., up $4.74 at $63.74. Murphy Oil is spinning off its retail gasoline business into a separate company to focus on oil exploration and production.
CHICAGO-- W.W. Grainger Inc., which sells power tools and other industrial equipment, said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income fell 15 percent, in part because it set aside money for an anticipated settlement related to some government contracts.
GLENVIEW, Ill.-- Illinois Tool Works Inc. said on Monday that CEO David Speer is taking a leave of absence because of health concerns, and it named Vice Chairman E. Scott Santi as acting CEO. Spokeswoman Alison Donnelly declined to provide any details about Speers' condition.