Caterpillar

Caterpillar and crazy tax avoidance contortions

Mar 21, 2014
Caterpillar is the latest company to come under the scrutiny of the Levin committee looking at tax avoidance by multinationals.
Posted In: Caterpillar, corporate tax

A glossary of tax evasion

Mar 21, 2014
Some U.S. companies avoid American taxes by sending assets abroad
Posted In: Caterpillar, Tax evasion, Taxes, apple

Caterpillar's hole: What's it mean for the economy?

Jul 24, 2013
Profits at the big CAT are way down. Mining seems to have hit a wall.
Posted In: Caterpillar, mining

Caterpillar profits fall 45%, cuts forecast

Apr 22, 2013
Caterpillar reported disappointing earnings this morning. The heavy-equipment maker announced its profits are down 45 percent and also cut its forecast for the rest of the year.
Posted In: Caterpillar, construction, Earnings

PODCAST: Caterpillar and the economy and unlocking your iPhone is now breaking the law

Jan 28, 2013
What a construction giant tells us about the larger economy, and what happens now that unlocking your phone is illegal.
Posted In: Caterpillar, iPhone, Toyota, podcast

As Caterpillar's earnings go, so go U.S. exports

Jan 28, 2013
The construction and mining equipment giant's quarterly earnings could be a harbinger of things to come for the U.S. export market.
Posted In: Caterpillar, exports, China

Caterpillar cuts profit forecast due to weak exports

Oct 22, 2012
The global machinery giant is cutting its forecast for 2012, even as third-quarter profits were up, due to a weak global economy.
Posted In: Caterpillar, global economy

Tempered optimism ahead of Caterpillar earnings

Jul 25, 2012
Caterpillar reports earnings today, and few expect the company to show much strength. The heavy equipment maker has been doing well, but that looks to change.
Posted In: manufacturing, Caterpillar

Should workers share company profits?

Jul 24, 2012
At some prospering businesses like Caterpillar, which reports earnings tomorrow, record corporate profits do not necessarily raise workers pay.
Posted In: Caterpillar, strike, Earnings

MID-DAY UPDATE: Economic news bad. Stock prices good.

Jul 22, 2010
/**/ Sales of previously occupied homes fell in June; new unemployment benefit plans rose. Yet at this writing, Wall Street's jumping. What d...
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