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.

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.

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.

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.

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...