March 6- Mining equipment maker Joy Global Inc said demand from miners for maintenance work was returning after more than a year of delay when its main customers struggled with a coal glut and weak prices. Joy Global's shares rose as much as 5.4 percent in early trading after the company also raised the lower end of its 2014 profit forecast range.» Read More
Feb 12- Deere& Co posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as cost controls helped offset the effects of moderating demand for its tractors, harvesters and other agricultural machinery.
Deere posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit, but kept its full-year forecast unchanged, citing the challenges the farm equipment industry.
Feb 12- Deere& Co posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as the company's efforts to control costs offset moderating demand from farmers for its tractors, harvesters and other agricultural machinery.
Feb 4- Agriculture machinery maker Agco Corp warned of weak demand in 2014 due to reduced farm income and forecast current-quarter earnings well below Wall Street expectations. Economic uncertainty in Europe, coupled with a slowdown in demand from U.S. farmers, has weighed on Agco as corn prices continue to slide, pressured by a record crop in 2013..
Feb 4- Farm machinery maker Agco Corp reported a 36 percent increase in quarterly profit as strong sales in Europe offset weakness in South America.
*Caterpillar profit stronger than expected, shares rally. The Dow industrial average was outperforming the broader market thanks to Caterpillar Inc which reported better-than-expected results.
*Caterpillar profit stronger than expected, shares rally. *Apple Inc earnings due after markets close. NEW YORK, Jan 27- Wall Street was set for a modest rebound on Monday after its worst week since June 2012, with investors focused on corporate earnings from big names like Caterpillar and Apple.
*Unclear whether action will impact on multinationals' China operations. WASHINGTON, Jan 23- Chinese units of the global "Big Four" accounting firms should be suspended from practicing in the United States for six months, a U.S. judge ruled, in an escalation in a long-running dispute over regulators' access to audit documents.
TOKYO, Jan 23- Japan's Nikkei stock average eased off from a two-week high on Thursday morning after a survey showed activity in China's manufacturing sector contracted in January for the first time in six months.
WASHINGTON, Jan 22- A U.S. judge has ruled that the Chinese units of the "Big Four" accounting firms should be suspended from practicing in the United States for six months, an escalation in a long-running dispute between U.S. and Chinese regulators over access to audit documents.
OSAKA, Japan, Jan 22- Japan's Kubota Corp plans to sell powerful, large tractors in North America and Europe next year, its president said on Wednesday, challenging farm equipment industry leader Deere& Co..
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.
*Slashes full-year EPS view to $0.55- $0.75 from $1.20- $1.50. *Cuts revenue view to $2.15- $2.35 bln from $2.25- $2.45 bln. Dec 5- Farm equipment retailer Titan Machinery Inc slashed its full-year profit forecast as a record corn harvest pulled down prices and left farmers with less money to spend on new tractors and harvesters.
Dec 5- Farm equipment retailer Titan Machinery Inc's quarterly profit more than halved and the company cut its full-year revenue and profit forecasts as equipment sales and margins decline. Titan Machinery's shares fell 11 percent before the bell, after the company said it expected a full-year profit of between $0.55 and $0.75 per share.
CHICAGO, Nov 20- Deere& Co offered an unexpectedly upbeat forecast for 2014 on Wednesday, saying sales of construction and forestry equipment should offset an anticipated slowdown in demand for agricultural machinery. "It's a big quarter," said Eli Lustgarten, an analyst with Longbow Research.
TOKYO, Oct 29- Japanese stocks slid on Tuesday, hit by a sharp drop in Komatsu Ltd after the world's second-largest construction equipment maker issued a profit warning, dragging down other companies exposed to emerging markets.
*China's top two insurers climb after strong earnings. HONG KONG, Oct 28- Hong Kong shares rebounded from a seven-week low in lackluster volumes early on Monday, led by some financial and energy counters after the weekend brought upbeat quarterly earnings. The Hang Seng Index, which ended Friday at its lowest since Sept. 6, climbed 0.5 percent at 22,807.1 points.
BEIJING, Oct 28- Shares of Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co Ltd surged on Monday after a newspaper admitted it had not thoroughly fact-checked disparaging reports on the Chinese state-owned construction equipment maker.
HONG KONG, Oct 28- Shares of Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co. Ltd. rose more than 9 percent on Monday after a newspaper said it had not thoroughly fact-checked a disparaging report on the Chinese state-owned construction equipment maker.