PIERRE, S.D.— South Dakota's sales tax collections on farm equipment have fallen from record highs in recent years as profits in the agriculture sector decline, a slide that has forced farmers to tighten budgets and caused sales slumps for machinery dealers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts farm income will drop again in 2016 to its lowest level in... » Read More
Colin Evran, Yard Club CEO, discusses how his startup is helping contractors connect with heavy equipment owners through the online marketplace.
Japan's machinery orders rose 2.9 percent on month in March, slightly better than the 1.8 percent forecast from a Reuters poll of economists.
Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, discusses the company's quarterly results, and how a strong U.S. dollar is impacting the top and bottom line.
Chinese construction machinery makers are opening banks, designing tractors and abandoning core business deals to diversify and stay profitable.
Agriculture company Monsanto is set to report its Q1 earnings this week. Michael Cox, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, discusses the company and how it's bringing new technology to South America.
Deere on Wednesday posted a stronger-than-expected profit as cost cuts helped offset lower sales of its tractors, harvesters and earth-moving equipment.
Deere posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit, but kept its full-year forecast unchanged, citing the challenges the farm equipment industry.
Martin Richenhagen, Chairman & CEO of AGCO, shares his thoughts on the company's 2014 growth prospects, and the outlook on global agriculture. I think U.S. farmers will have money to invest, says Richenhagen.
Traditional farming is going high tech, reports CNBC's Jane Wells with a look at the latest equipment designed to help farmers produce the best yields.
Worried about a possible economic bust in agriculture like that of the 1980s, farmers talk about their growing fears.
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Deere, the world's largest farm equipment maker, reported first-quarter results above analysts' expectations as farmers geared up to plant the biggest corn crop in U.S. history.
Being a big wheel in the earth mover business, Vipin Sondhi has a very clear idea why the Indian economy is stuck in the mud and what the government must do to change the mindset of business executives, like himself.
Ann Duignan, JPMorgan analyst, has the play on the heavy equipment maker.
Over the last few years, sustainable farming startups have managed to get loans from companies like Whole Foods, or sold equity stakes to venture capitalists like Michael Dell's brother, Adam. A lot of the seed money is being used to help these businesses grow, many with a focus on being local.
To Jim Cramer, today’s stock market is all about expectations and here's why.
There are no signs of recession anywhere in the world, Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” after earnings on Monday.
Ann Duignan, JPMorgan analyst, discusses Caterpillar's third quarter revenue miss, and explains why she maintains an "overweight" rating on the stock with a $109 price target. Also, CNBC's Herb Greenberg shares his thoughts on whether companies should stop giving guidance.
The "Squawk on the Street" team report on the mornings market-moving stories, and what investors should be looking for, including the selloff in techs; Caterpillar's earnings and forecast; Microsoft's Windows 8 launch; and more.
Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, discusses his company's third quarter earnings and how uncertainty in China and the U.S. elections is slowing growth.