Deere (DE -4.4%), Joy Global (JOYG -5.4%) and Caterpillar (CAT -5.5%) were the darlings of...

|About: Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)|By:, SA News Editor

Deere (DE -4.4%), Joy Global (JOYG -5.4%) and Caterpillar (CAT -5.5%) were the darlings of stock-pickers just a few months ago - ready to ride a wave of global corporate spending led by explosive growth in China. Now all 3 have shed 10% of their value in a week and analysts are starting to downgrade. Can large-cap manufacturers recover with the R-word getting bandied around?