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Caterpillar fell$. 22 or. 2 percent, to $95.39. Deere& Co. fell$. 78 or. 9 percent, to $87.20. Terex fell$. 38 or. 9 percent, to $41.00.
Caterpillar fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $95.51. Deere& Co. fell$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $87.78. Terex fell$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $41.25.
Caterpillar rose$. 01 or percent, to $95.62. Deere& Co. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $88.12. Terex rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $41.56.
Caterpillar fell $1.21 or 1.2 percent, to $95.61. Deere& Co. fell$. 86 or 1.0 percent, to $87.98. Terex fell $1.24 or 2.9 percent, to $41.38.
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.
March 6- Joy Global Inc reported a two-thirds drop in quarterly profit due to lower demand for mining equipment in the middle of a coal glut, but the company said maintenance revenue was rising as miners can no longer delay work on old equipment.
March 4- Caterpillar Inc's chief executive said on Tuesday several of the company's biggest markets, including China and North America, were strengthening modestly, but he warned that the global economy was largely fragile and sensitive to unexpected shocks like the crisis in Ukraine.
Feb 25- U.S. companies borrowed more in January to spend on capital investment, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said.
*Men's Wearhouse raises offer for Jos. Gains were broad, with nine of the 10 S&P 500 sectors up on the day and a number of bellwethers, including Caterpillar Inc and Merck& Co, hitting 52- week highs.
*Insurance stocks rise after Humana comments. *Men's Wearhouse raises offer for Jos. Gains were broad, with nine of the 10 S&P 500 sectors up on the day and a number of bellwethers, including Caterpillar Inc and Merck& Co, hitting 52- week highs.
Feb 20- Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday that sales of its construction equipment had surged in recent months, driven by an especially large jump in demand in North America, where a series of severe winter storms and arctic temperatures failed to keep builders out of dealer showrooms.
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