Chemicals and seeds producer DuPont reported an 8.5 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by lower costs.
China and Japan may have a frosty political relationship, but are thick as thieves when it comes to trade and investment.
Shares of Deere and other leading farm machinery stocks were plowed down on a bearish note from Piper Jaffray.
Cramer said he is excited for what Verizon's $4.8 billion deal to buy Yahoo means for AOL CEO Tim Armstrong.
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