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12 Stocks That Will Be Rocked By UPS And Caterpillar Today

|Includes: AA, BHP, CN-OLD, CNW, CSX, EXPD, FCX, FedEx Corporation (FDX), NSC, NUE, UNP, VALE

Today we'll see how bellwethers UPS (NYSE:UPS) and Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) are faring in the current economy.

To what extent have they experienced a slow-down? What's their outlook?

Given UPS's broad feel for economic activity via trade and Caterpillar's gauge of construction activity around the world, this duo's prospects will drive transportation, commodities, steel, and machinery.

FedEx (NYSE:FDX)
FedEx (<a href='https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/FDX' title='FedEx Corporation'>FDX</a>)
Caterpillar's business says much about commodities demand: BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
Caterpillar
Caterpillar's business says much about commodities demand: Alcoa (NYSE:AA)
Caterpillar
RAILROADS: Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP)
RAILROADS: Union Pacific (<a href='https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/UNP' title='Union Pacific Corporation'>UNP</a>)
RAILROADS: CSX (NYSE:CSX)
RAILROADS: CSX (<a href='https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/CSX' title='CSX Corporation'>CSX</a>)
RAILROADS: Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC)
RAILROADS: Norfolk Southern (<a href='https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/NSC' title='Norfolk Southern Corporation'>NSC</a>)
DELIVERY SERVICES: Expeditors Intl
DELIVERY SERVICES: Expeditors Intl
TRUCKING: Conway (NYSE:CNW)
TRUCKING: Conway (<a href='https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/CNW' title='Con-Way Inc.'>CNW</a>)
CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY: CNH Global (NYSE:CNH)
CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY: CNH Global (<a href='https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/CNH' title='CNH Global N.V.'>CNH</a>)
Caterpillar's business says much about commodities demand: Freeport McMoRan (NYSE:FCX)
Caterpillar
COMMODITIES: Vale (NYSE:VALE)
COMMODITIES: Vale (<a href='https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/VALE' title='Vale S.A.'>VALE</a>)
STEEL: Nuecor (NYSE:NUE)
STEEL: Nuecor (<a href='https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/NUE' title='Nucor Corporation'>NUE</a>)


Disclosure: No Positions