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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
Caterpillar, Apple, 3M — Trade sensitive stocks fell on Tuesday after President Donald Trump suggested he may want to delay a trade deal with China until after the 2020 presidential election. Trump later said Tuesday’s market drop is “peanuts” and won’t force him to make a bad China trade deal. Shares of Caterpillar fell 2.4%, Apple dropped 2.5% and 3M sank 1.8%.
Lands’ End — Shares of the clothing company soared 13% after reporting same store sales growth of 8.3% or the third quarter. Analysts expected no growth. Lands’ End also reported earnings per share 2 cents above estimates and…