4 hrs ago
Winston-Salem called a 'shining example' of economic development
Economic development efforts and wage growth got Winston-Salem a shoutout as one of "ten shining examples of economic development that's working." Economic development efforts and wage growth got Winston-Salem a shoutout as one of "ten shining examples of economic development that's working" in the current edition of Southern Business & Development ... (more)
8 hrs ago
Sales of Caterpillar Equipment Remain Sluggish
Caterpillar's construction and mining equipment continued to face sales headwinds in North America, posting a 9% drop globally in April despite stronger demand from Latin America.
Fri May 17, 2013
Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions
** U.S.-insurer New York Life is in exclusive negotiations with Yuanta Financial to sell its Taiwan assets, two sources with close knowledge of the deal told Reuters on Friday.
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner shows support for local strikers
Terry Hogle, left, president of Local 158 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, talks with Mayor Stephanie Miner today as striking members of Local 158 picket outside the Milton CAT heavy equipment dealership in Syracuse.
Thu May 16, 2013
Caterpillar, Mining Machinery Limited Announce Settlement
Caterpillar Inc. and Mining Machinery Limited announced today that they have resolved all outstanding issues between them arising out of Caterpillar's acquisition of ERA, including its wholly-owned subsidiary Zhengzhou Siwei Mechanical & Electrical Manufacturing Co., Ltd., commonly known as "Siwei." Caterpillar reached this agreement with two ... (more)
Investors Already Thinking Recovery For Cummins
Seeing as it is no simple task to find a company with the right mix of good management, competitive products, and attractive long-term markets, I understand why investors are slow to give up on companies that feature these attributes.
Wed May 15, 2013
Deere lowers sales outlook; shares fall
Deere & Co issued a cautious fiscal-year outlook that sent its shares down more than 5 percent and overshadowed a rise in quarterly profit.
Oil and Gas Online
CAT Product Link Takes The Guesswork Out Of Equipment Management
Caterpillar Global Petroleumis pleased to announce the upcoming 2013 launch of Cat Product Link, Caterpillar's enterprise telematics solution for the oil and gas market that enables customers, dealers and enterprise users to remotely determine the location, operation and condition of connected Catproducts.
Why CAT Looks Like a 'Dog'
If you drink water from the same fountain as legendary investor David Tepper by all means load up on shares of Caterpillar However, if you are a traditional investor who is accumulating equities to build wealth over a long-term horizon, perhaps you would be wise to understand the asymmetry that exists in realistic upside and downside scenarios for ... (more)
Former Caterpillar VP William Mayo Releases Why is the Soft Side the Hardest Part?
Inspired by the common lament from business managers that the "people side" of business is the most difficult aspect of their jobs, writer, speaker and former Caterpillar executive William D. Mayo brings readers Why is the Soft Side the Hardest Part? Reflections of an Executive Philosopher, a practical yet entertaining guide for managers ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Construction Equipment Guide
Caterpillar Chief Technology Officer Urges Congress to Pass Immigration Reform Legislation
Image courtesy of Caterpillar. Caterpillar Inc Chief Technology Officer Gwenne Henricks urged Congress today to pass High Skilled Immigration Reform.
See Wolverine Worldwide's fashion party at UICA
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Art's concrete and exposed beam interior provided the edgy backdrop for a fashion show unveiling the 2014 Spring/Summer collection of CAT Footwear.
Mon May 13, 2013
Intel Corporation (INTC), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): What Has Happened So Far Today?
As rumors spread that the Federal Reserve is planning to slow is quantitative easing program, investors are becoming more fearful that the days of free money will soon come to an end, and the markets are mixed.
General Electric Company (GE), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) & More: These...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit its first all-time record high since 2007 on March 5. Yet since then, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gone on a huge run that has included 17 more record highs, gaining an additional 850 points since early March.
Sun May 12, 2013
Caterpillar Stock Rating Upgraded by Longbow Research
CAT has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Raymond James cut their price target on shares of Caterpillar from $105.00 to $100.00 in a research note to investors on Wednesday, April 24th.
Fri May 10, 2013
Stocks rise for third week in a row
An worker descends the stairs or a Caterpillar Inc. truck Mnoday at Grupo Mexico SAB's La Caridad open pit copper mine in Sonora, Mexico.
Bank of America Corp (BAC) & The Dow (.DJI)'s Ease
If you just looked at this morning's minor moves in the stock market, you'd think that investors were looking to close the week on a quiet note in the absence of any big market-moving news.
Unions more cautious about strikes
Caterpillar union members opted to work under an expired contract, rather than strike.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Miami Herald
Here's a place where the word caterpillar does not refer to fuzzy little bugs. The new Caterpillar Visitors Center in Peoria is all about the roaring black-and-yellow machines that dig and lift at massive construction and mining sites.
Caterpillar, Union Break Off Talks on Milwaukee Plants
Representatives for Caterpillar Inc. and the United Steelworkers Union have suspended contract negotiations for mining machinery workers in Milwaukee after talks Wednesday failed to produce an agreement.