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Wall St tumbles with Microsoft, Caterpillar; data weighs

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, with Microsoft and Caterpillar shares tumbling after quarterly results, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment.

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Oil edges up on weaker dollar; traders wary of big stock build

NEW YORK - Oil rose on Tuesday as a weaker dollar propped up commodities priced in the currency, but gains were limited by fears of another large build in U.S. crude stocks and that the seven-month long selloff in oil has yet to peak.

11:50am EST

P&G warns of drop in full-year net sales as dollar strengthens

- Procter & Gamble Co , the world's largest household products maker, said net sales would fall 3-4 percent in the full year due to a stronger dollar, sending its shares down 3 percent in premarket trading.

8:44am EST

Lockheed Martin profit forecast misses on lower pension income

- Lockheed Martin Corp , the Pentagon's largest arms supplier, forecast 2015 earnings below analysts' estimates due to lower pension income.

10:57am EST

Pfizer's 2015 forecast disappoints, crimped by generics, dollar

- Pfizer Inc reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results as sales of vaccines and cancer drugs increased, but the company forecast 2015 earnings below Wall Street expectations, citing patent expirations and the stronger dollar.

7:31am EST

DuPont plans $4 billion share buyback

- DuPont , under pressure from activist investor Nelson Peltz to improve shareholder returns, said it plans to buy back up to $4 billion of its stock using a dividend expected from a spinoff of its performance chemicals business.

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