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The earnings train is about to leave the station, with reports due Tuesday from three Dow components, some transportation names and Apple.
Good news to see some cyclicals (Materials, Energy, Tech) trading up; not good to see all 20 Dow Transports down earlier in the day.
A spring swoon? Over the weekend, there was a lot of chatter about whether this was the start of a more serious market correction.
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
Sectors that capture the global economy are down today: transportation, multi-industry, and tech stocks.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day and what traders are looking out for on Friday.
Trian Partners chief Nelson Peltz was the second billionaire on CNBC's "Squawk Box" last week to laud the prospects of Legg Mason.
Stocks struggled to hold their gains Monday, as investors remained reluctant to jump in amid ongoing "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
U.S. stock market futures were mixed Monday despite worries over Italy and ongoing negotiations over the looming "fiscal cliff."
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Ingersoll-Rand is preparing to spin off its security technology business, and to boost its buyback and dividend.
Ingersoll-Rand confirmed on Monday that it is to spin off its security technology business and announced a $2 billion share buyback.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has eliminated almost all of its stakes in Johnson & Johnson and General Electric.
NEW YORK, Oct 24- A leading indicator of U.S. construction activity jumped last month, led by demand for new apartment buildings, suggesting U.S. builders and their suppliers may see more work in coming months.
NEW YORK-- Ingersoll-Rand PLC said Friday its third-quarter net income more than tripled, helped by easy comparisons to a prior-year quarter hurt by charges related to the sale of a business.
Investment bank Credit Suisse raises its rating on the advertising agency sector and hotels sector to "benchmark" from "underweight," arguing that the stocks in these sectors could benefit from a rise in U.S. consumer spending. However, the outlook is far less strong in Europe, " Credit Suisse strategists write in a note.
--We are affirming our' A-' long-term and' A-2' short-term corporate ratings on Tyco and wholly owned finance subsidiary Tyco International Finance S.A.. Rating Action On Oct. 3, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its' A-' long-term and' A-2' short-term corporate ratings on Tyco and wholly owned finance subsidiary Tyco International Finance S.A..
CNBC's David Faber reports shareholder activism is on the rise and Nelson Peltz is taking a seat on the board at Ingersoll-Rand.
Earnings trend continues: Most companies beat, but revenues are light. It happened again today with General Electric and Ingersoll Rand: Both beat on the bottom line, both are a bit light on the topline.
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