Dec 11- Mining equipment maker Joy Global Inc forecast 2014 earnings below analysts' estimates after reporting a quarterly profit that fell short of expectations as miners cut spending. Coal miners, who account for about two-thirds of Joy Global's revenue, have cut back on buying equipment as they struggle with a supply glut and weak prices.» Read More
CHICAGO, Aug 14- Wall Street's frosty reaction on Wednesday to Deere& Co's latest quarterly earnings is no surprise given the recent sharp drop in agricultural commodity prices. Farmers buy fewer tractors and harvesters when corn and soybean prices are down.
Deere reported earnings and revenue that beat market expectations on Wednesday, strengthened by the farm industry in the Americas. Shares gained.
CHICAGO, Aug 14- Deere& Co posted a higher quarterly profit on Wednesday, lifted by strong sales of its tractors and harvesters in North and South America. The world's largest maker of agricultural equipment recorded a fiscal third-quarter profit of $996.5 million, or $2.56 a share, up from $788 million, or $1.98 a share, for the same period last year.
NEW YORK, Aug 9- Philip Falcone's Harbinger Capital on Friday sued agricultural equipment maker Deere& Co and Global Positioning System companies and groups for damages of $1.9 billion as it looks to recoup its investment in bankrupt wireless company LightSquared.
NEW YORK, Aug 9- Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital has sued tractor maker Deere& Co and companies in the Global Positioning System industry for damages of $1.9 billion as it hopes to recoup its investment in bankrupt wireless company LightSquared, court papers show.
*Komatsu says China March-June construction equipment demand more than expected. *Komatsu, Hitachi Construction keep full-year profit forecasts unchanged.
*AT&T, Caterpillar results miss forecast, cool Wall Street. Poor earnings from Caterpillar and AT&T overshadowed robust results from iPad and iPhone maker Apple and data showing a pick-up in U.S. manufacturing and new home sales.
*AT&T, Caterpillar results miss forecast, cools Wall Street. Poor earnings from Caterpillar and AT&T overshadowed robust earnings from iPad and iPhone maker Apple and data showing a pick-up in U.S. manufacturing and new home sales.
July 24- Caterpillar Inc reported a 43.5 percent drop in quarterly profit and cut its outlook for the year on Wednesday, blaming steeper-than-expected inventory reductions by dealers and continued weak demand from the mining industry.
*China's factory activity slows to 11- month low in July. NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. stock prices edged lower on Wednesday on disappointing results from Caterpillar and AT&T, overshadowing robust earnings from Apple, while the dollar strengthened on data showing a pick-up in domestic manufacturing and new home sales.
July 24- Caterpillar Inc on Wednesday reported a 43.5 percent drop in quarterly profit and cut its outlook for the year, saying its dealers were still reducing inventories and demand was weak from the mining industry. Shares of Caterpillar were down 1.4 percent at $84.35 in trading before the market opened.
CHICAGO, July 23- Caterpillar Inc released unaudited dealer data on Tuesday showing a slowdown in sales of its heavy equipment everywhere except North America, a possible warning sign ahead of the company's second-quarter earnings due on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court on Monday strikes down an appeals court ruling that favored consumers who bought Sears front-loading washing machines.
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Deere reported higher earnings and forecast a record profit for the full year, even as it warned about "global financial pressures" and "adverse weather patterns."
Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted.
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.
Japan's core machinery orders rose for a second straight month in November in a sign that companies may gradually increase capital spending, but uncertainty over the global economy could continue to pressure the Bank of Japan to ease policy.
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