In the U.S., China's economic slowdown starts to bite

Jul 24, 2019
Caterpillar has lowered expectations for the year, blaming tariffs and China's economic slowdown.
A worker looks on as a cargo ship is loaded at a port in Qingdao, eastern China's Shandong province in 2017.
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Raid by federal investigators at Caterpillar is unusual move

Mar 8, 2017
The heavy-equipment company says it has the “highest integrity.”
Heavy-equipment manufacturer Caterpillar got a surprise when federal agents came to dig for files, data and computer equipment on March 2.
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Inching global trade growth, through the eyes of a Caterpillar

Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar is facing declines on par with those it faced during the Great Recession.
The Port of Balboa on Panama's Pacific entrance, viewed from Ancon Hill.
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A Smartphone fit for construction workers

Feb 18, 2016
Caterpillar is now making Smartphones

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.

A glossary of tax evasion

Mar 21, 2014
Some U.S. companies avoid American taxes by sending assets abroad

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

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

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.
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.
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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.