Caterpillar Inc


  • *Caterpillar drags on Dow; Facebook stock at record on results. NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. stocks ended a quiet session on Thursday as earnings painted a mixed picture of the economy, though the S&P 500 set another record closing high. Recent gains on Wall Street have been fueled by earnings, which have been strong this quarter.

  • US stocks end little changed after mixed news Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are ending little changed after a day of mixed signals on corporate earnings and the economy. The Standard& Poor's 500 index rose less than one point, or 0.05 percent, to close at 1,897.98 Thursday, barely topping a record set the day before.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St flat as Caterpillar offsets Facebook Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    *Caterpillar weighs on Dow, Facebook hits record on results. NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. stocks barely budged on Thursday as corporate earnings painted a mixed picture of the economy, though the S&P 500 eked out a record intraday high for the third straight session.

  • Midday Glance: Machinery companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Caterpillar fell $3.81 or 3.5 percent, to $104.58. Deere& Co. fell$. 44 or. 5 percent, to $87.01. Terex fell $2.76 or 6.8 percent, to $37.72.

  • Early Glance: Machinery companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    Caterpillar fell $2.92 or 2.7 percent, to $105.46. Deere& Co. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $87.37. Terex fell $3.17 or 7.8 percent, to $37.31.

  • CEOs to Obama: Tax reform, not an inversion Band-Aid Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 10:03 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks before signing an executive order on workplace discrimination July 21, 2014 at the White House in Washington.

    Obama's support of anti-inversion legislation only aims to put a patch on a larger problem—the need for corporate tax reform, CEOs tell CNBC.

  • After much movement, stocks end where they began Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 9:25 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Only Wall Street could make the buying and selling of more than 3 billion shares look like nothing happened. "It's a stock-specific market right now," said Ryan Larson, head of equity trading at RBC Global Asset Management. Facebook's stock rose 5 percent while Caterpillar's fell 3 percent after the companies each reported quarterly results.

  • Caterpillar profit beats as revenue falls short Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    "We're past the bottom in mining for sure," Caterpillar's CEO tells CNBC.

  • Ford earnings, jobless claims to lift Wall Street Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures rose on Thursday, ahead of one of the heaviest days for U.S. and European second-quarter earnings.

  • July 24- Caterpillar Inc on Thursday reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings but sales fell despite a rebound in the building sector. Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of earth-moving equipment, raised its full-year profit outlook to $5.75 a share, from $5.55 a share.

  • Early movers: GM, F, CAT, AAL, JPM, FB, T & more Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:05 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Caterpillar 2Q profit rises, revenue declines Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    PEORIA, Ill.— Caterpillar's second-quarter net income rose 4.1 percent even as revenue slipped. Caterpillar— which also makes power systems that include large electrical generators and locomotive engines— earned $999 million, or $1.57 per share, in the quarter.

  • Asian equity markets ended mixed on Thursday following gains in the morning session as attention turned to the region's earnings season.

  • Get ready for an earnings avalanche Thursday Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    An earnings deluge will hit the stock market Thursday, and analysts say that mostly good reports could continue to drive new highs.

  • Midday movers: Caterpillar, EMC, Xoom & More Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Final Glance: Machinery companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Caterpillar fell$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $110.06. Deere& Co. rose$. 76 or. 9 percent, to $88.40. Terex rose$. 86 or 2.2 percent, to $40.48.

  • Stocks end higher on earnings, Fed-friendly data Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, building on gains after CPI rose in June, with sentiment also stabilized by encouraging earnings reports.

  • Midday Glance: Machinery companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    Caterpillar fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $110.15. Deere& Co. rose$. 87 or 1.0 percent, to $88.51. Terex rose $1.19 or 3.0 percent, to $40.81.

  • Why next two weeks' earnings may test economy Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    A long hoped for improvement in the economy appears to be manifesting in second-quarter U.S. earnings, but the next two weeks could be the real test.

  • SYDNEY, July 21- Most Asian stock markets edged higher on Monday as investors set aside geopolitical concerns for the moment to focus on the generally upbeat flow of U.S. corporate earnings ahead of a host of results due this week. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 percent, with modest increases for most markets across Asia.