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CHICAGO, Feb 19- Sick of hearing Americans complain about the winter weather? Because the corporate kvetching has only just begun.
NEW YORK, Feb 13- Interpreting U.S. economic figures in the last couple of months has taken on a familiar pattern: wonder about possible weakness in demand, and then shrug and dismiss it all as a product of bad weather.
Feb 11- Ingersoll-Rand Plc, the maker of Trane air conditioners and Thermo King mobile refrigeration units, forecast first-quarter profit below analysts' estimates, hurt partly by weak U.S. construction spending in a colder-than-usual winter.
Feb 11- Ingersoll-Rand Plc, the maker of Trane air conditioners and Thermo King mobile refrigeration units, reported a higher quarterly revenue as demand increased for its heating and cooling systems and mobile refrigeration systems.
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Dec 4- SPX Corp, which has been under pressure from its largest shareholder to boost its stock price, said it would sell its entire stake in an electrical equipment joint venture to partner Emerson Electric Co for $571 million. Ingersoll-Rand Plc has spun off its security business, while Timken Co is hiving off its steel division.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
This is a big week for earnings, but there are some encouraging signs that both earnings and guidance are not going to be as disappointing as feared.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
A lot of traders are eager to see the market drop three to five percent so they can buy lower going into the end of the year. However, so far, so far that's been wrong.
*Third-qtr adj profit from cont. ops $1.16/ shr vs est $1.10. *Expects revenue $3.5- $3.6 bln vs est $3.6 bln. Oct 18- Ingersoll-Rand Plc, the maker of Trane air conditioners and Thermo King refrigeration units, reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by rising demand for heating and cooling systems in a rebounding U.S. housing market.
Oct 18- Ingersoll-Rand Plc, the maker of Trane air conditioners and Thermo King refrigeration units, reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by a rebound in the U.S. housing market. Third-quarter net income fell 48 percent to $165.9 million, or 56 cents per share, from $321.6 million, or $1.03 per share, a year earlier.
Assa Abloy, which makes one in ten locks worldwide, is the muscle behind brands such as Yale. People will rely more on a secure identity than a physical key, provided over the net into your mobile phone, "says Johan Molin, Assa Abloy's lean 54- year-old chief executive.
It looks like the market is stalling, said Cramer. What, if anything, can drive it higher?
Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz had a tough second quarter with his Trian Partners funds vastly underperforming the S&P 500, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.
Caterpillar's earnings disappointment was caused by the company's undue optimism, and CEO Doug Oberhelman is to blame, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
If there is a catalyst looming in the distance that could send markets spiraling into a selling frenzy, most pros think it’s Europe.
If all you followed were Google and Microsoft, you might have reason to be depressed about earnings. But look a little beyond them and you'll cheer up.
Ingersoll-Rand CEO Michael Lamach discusses how his company benefits from the housing market, and activist investor Nelson Peltz's plans to spin-off the security business.
The S&P 500 is closing out April in positive territory, which would make it the sixth consecutive month of gains.