DUESSELDORF, Germany, Jan 29- Germany's anti-trust regulator said on Friday it was investigating a possible cartel of companies making agricultural machinery, particularly tractors. It did not name any targets of the probe. German agricultural trading group Baywa said the cartel office had searched its headquarters earlier this week on suspicion that some...» Read More
Aug 21- Deere& Co, the maker of John Deere tractors, reported a 40 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by weak demand for its agriculture equipment. Net income attributable to Deere fell to $511.6 million, or $1.53 per share, in the third quarter ended July 31 from $850.7 million, or $2.33 per share, a year earlier. Deere's farm and turf equipment sales, which account...
Caterpillar ends its outsourcing deal with Navistar.
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New Zealand's Fonterra is cutting jobs in an effort to shore up its cash flows amid a slump in global dairy demand, particularly from No. 1 buyer China.
Nicholas Pinchuk, Snap-On chairman & CEO, discusses how the high-end tools and equipment maker is expanding its brand.
Colin Evran, Yard Club CEO, discusses how his startup is helping contractors connect with heavy equipment owners through the online marketplace.
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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.
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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.
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Ann Duignan, JPMorgan analyst, has the play on the heavy equipment maker.
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