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Ask Matt: Is Joy Global's pain over?

Q: Is Joy Global's pain over?

A: Talk about a business that's more pain than joy: Supplying equipment to the commodity industry. Falling commodity prices are putting a squeeze on the entire industry.

Weak demand for commodity gear is causing a startling lack of joy for investors in Joy Global. The company makes equipment used primarily to extract commodities like coal from the ground. The business is struggling...