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Caterpillar rose$. 88 or. 8 percent, to $105.21. Deere& Co. fell$. 90 or 1.0 percent, to $85.58. Terex rose$. 51 or 1.4 percent, to $36.49.
*Amazon introduces card device, shares rally. NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow turning positive for the year as investors sought bargains amid signs of easing tensions in Ukraine and Iraq, which overshadowed some weak reads on the retail sector.
Caterpillar rose$. 58 or. 6 percent, to $104.91. Deere& Co. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $86.43. Terex rose$. 38 or 1.0 percent, to $36.36.
NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday as investors plucked bargains following recent declines amid signs of an easing of tensions in Ukraine and Iraq, which overshadowed some weak U.S. data and corporate forecasts.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open early with investors focused on corporate releases and continued tensions in Ukraine and Iraq.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Aug 13- Deere& Co on Wednesday posted a lower quarterly profit and cut its full-year forecast as farmers facing a bumper crop and declining grain prices continued to pull back on purchases of the company's tractors, harvesters and other machinery.
With commodity prices falling, the U.S. Department of Agriculture in February predicted that farm income in 2014 would sink to levels not seen in four years.
*Threat of Russia invading Ukraine appears to recede. NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday amid a perceived easing of tensions in both Ukraine and Iraq, which pushed investors to seek bargains.
Aug 13- Deere& Co posted lower quarterly profit on Wednesday, but still topped estimates, as strong sales of construction and forestry equipment offset declining sales of tractors, harvesters and other farm machinery.
NEW YORK— A modest gain for the stock market on Wednesday tugged the Dow Jones industrial average back into the black for the year as investors set aside concerns about Ukraine, Iraq and earnings, at least for a day. Three companies rose for every one that fell on the New York Stock Exchange, and all 10 sectors in the S&P 500 ended higher.
July retail sales likely took a hit from falling gas prices, but the drop could mean more spending power during back-to-school shopping season.
WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases retail sales data for July, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases business inventories for June, 10 a.m.. TOKYO— Japan releases April-June gross domestic product figures.
Caterpillar rose $1.22 or 1.2 percent, to $104.50. Deere& Co. rose$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $87.16. Terex rose$. 66 or 1.9 percent, to $36.14.
U.S. stocks pared gains in light volume trading on Monday as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions.
Caterpillar rose $1.32 or 1.3 percent, to $104.60. Deere& Co. rose$. 28 or. 3 percent, to $87.26. Terex rose$. 93 or 2.6 percent, to $36.41.
Caterpillar rose $1.36 or 1.3 percent, to $104.64. Deere& Co. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $87.06. Terex rose $1.03 or 2.9 percent, to $36.51.
Despite overseas unrest, Cramer thinks the backdrop for stocks is relatively bullish. Here's what's on his calendar.
Caterpillar rose $1.34 or 1.3 percent, to $103.28. Deere& Co. rose $1.61 or 1.9 percent, to $86.98. Terex rose$. 59 or 1.7 percent, to $35.48.
Caterpillar rose$. 69 or. 7 percent, to $102.63. Deere& Co. rose$. 90 or 1.1 percent, to $86.27. Terex rose$. 47 or 1.3 percent, to $35.36.