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U.S. markets face some important economic data and a slew of corporate earnings reports, but European news will once more likely drive the direction Thursday.
It could be, but Cramer thinks a few things need to happen first.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer says Ingersoll-Rand is one of the most beaten down industrial stocks out there, and investors need to pay attention when the company reports next week because it has the potential to be a terrific turnaround story, but only if management lowers the bar; takes ownership of past failures; and lays out a credible plan for the future.
It's a problem: since dropping in the beginning of August, the market has a hard time putting together consecutive strings of up or down days.
Third-quarter earnings season begins in earnest when Alcoa reports results on Oct. 11. For those looking to get a head start on trading earnings, several big names report results this week, including Costco, Yum Brands, Marriot International and Constellation Brands.
Stocks closed out the worst quarter in almost three years amid fears over the global recovery and finished near session lows for the day as investors were reluctant to stay long ahead of the weekend.
Traditionally Q4 is the best quarter of the year. But where can you possibly find opportunity in a market like this one?
While investors are warily watching Europe, another risk for stocks is lurking and it could make October a spooky month. It's the earnings season, which has been a period of good news during the recovery. However, this quarter may change that because while the numbers should be strong, the company commentary may be cautious to scary.
Ingersoll-Rand's shares take a hit today as the manufacturing supplier lowers its Q3 earnings forecast. Insight on whether this is a sign of things to come as investors gear up for another earnings season, with Dirk van Dijk, Zacks Investment Research and John Scherr, WhisperNumber.com.
Global stocks are weaker on softer economic reports: In China, the HSBC/Markit index remained at 49.9, still in contraction territory. Industrial production in South Korea also fell by 1.9 percent in August, more than expected.
The gang reveals how they're playing stocks with the S&P, Dow and Nasdaq all in correction territory.
Stocks sold off sharply to end at session lows Tuesday with the Dow down for an eighth day amid economic worries and even after President Obama signed a bill to avoid a debt default.
Sitting at an eight-month low, the S&P Industrials sector has officially entered correction mode, falling 12.5 percent from its April 29 high.
Another lousy day over there, with many markets down two to three percent. In recent days, the U.S. markets have usually come off their lows after Europe closed at about 11:30am ET. But retail sales for July, out on Thursday, may be a modest bright spot.
The stock market continues to be very sensitive to headlines on EU and U.S. debt talks this week. The Dow is up over 140 points as of this writing and is just shy of this month’s highs. The blue chip index is now just less than 100 points below its 3-year high set back at the end of April.
Both the Dow and the S&P 500 kicked off the month of June with their worst-performing day since August 11, 2010.
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