Machinery Construction and Farm Machinery

  • TOKYO, March 5- Japan's Nikkei dipped on Tuesday, tracking losses on Wall Street and after Beijing trimmed its economic growth target, putting a cloud over companies with large exposures to China. China on Tuesday lowered its economic growth target for this year to 6.0 to 6.5 percent, as expected, from around 6.5 percent last year amid growing challenges from a...

  • Containers sit stacked at Qingdao Port on Nov. 8, 2018 in Qingdao, Shandong Province of China.

    China is offering to lower tariffs on U.S. farm, chemical, auto and other products as part of a trade deal Washington and Beijing could sign within weeks, a new report says.

  • How the year-long trade war has affected the agriculture industry

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from the World Agriculture Expo in Tulare, California to take a look at how the ongoing U.S.-China trade war has been affecting farmers across the country a year after it began.

  • Cramer explains why Nvidia and Caterpillar's earnings weakness didn't destroy the market

    Jim Cramer explains why Nvidia and Caterpillar's disappointing earnings reports didn't manage to seriously weigh on the rest of the stock market.

  • Industrial bellwether Caterpillar now expects construction equipment sales in China, the world's second-largest economy, to be flat this year. China, which accounts for up to 10 percent of company sales, last week reported its slowest economic growth in nearly three decades. Caterpillar posted a decline in construction equipment sales in the Asia-Pacific...

  • Jan 28- Caterpillar Inc on Monday reported quarterly profit that widely missed Wall Street estimates, hurt by softening demand in China and higher manufacturing and freight costs, sending shares tumbling more than 8 percent. The company forecast 2019 adjusted profit of $11.75 to $12.75 per share, compared with the average analyst estimate of $12.73,...

  • Jan 28- Caterpillar Inc fell short of analysts' estimates for both fourth-quarter profit and its full-year 2019 outlook on Monday, sending its shares down 5 percent as it suffered from a slowdown in construction business in China. But sales in the construction business in Asia-Pacific declined due to lower demand in China. The International Monetary Fund last...

  • Here's how the government shutdown is impacting farmers

    Tim McGreevy of USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how farms are being impacted by the government shutdown.

  • Farmer Terry Davidson displays one of his soybeans July 6, 2018, in Harvard, Illinois, the same day China imposed retaliatory tariffs aimed at the US soybean market.

    The $867 billion farm bill that includes expanded safety-net programs for farmers could be voted on as early as Wednesday or Thursday after joint House-Senate negotiators released the final version of the legislation. 

  • *Companies with high exposure to China lose ground. TOKYO, Dec 4- Japan's Nikkei fell on Tuesday morning as investors took profits on cyclical stocks that rallied the day before, while falling U.S. bond yields pressured financial companies. The Nikkei share average fell 0.7 percent to 22,418.87 by the midday break, after rising to a two-week high on Monday as...

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 29- China's construction equipment industry is bracing for a decline in sales in 2019 after two years of rapid growth, as work slows on new projects and firms replace fewer old diggers and cranes, executives at an industry event in Shanghai said this week. China is likely to see sales of excavators, loaders and dump trucks-- proxies for the country's...

  • TOKYO, Nov 2- Japan's Nikkei logged the biggest daily gain since March on Friday buoyed by companies which have large exposure in China such as Yaskawa and Fanuc on hopes that U.S.- China trade tension may ease. The Bloomberg report boosted investors' risk stance in late trade, prompting investors to buy back shares of companies which benefit from China demand.

  • TOKYO, Oct 30- Japan's Nikkei rose on Tuesday as investors bought cheaply-valued cyclical stocks and firms raising their annual forecasts, which tempered fresh worries about U.S.- China trade frictions that dragged down U.S. shares. U.S. shares fell after Bloomberg reported that the U.S. is planning an additional $257 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese goods...

  • *Topix hits lowest since September 2017. TOKYO, Oct 24- Japan's Nikkei on Wednesday recouped some of the previous day's hefty losses but gains were limited as investor sentiment was still fragile after the recent heavy selling in global shares. "The market is still volatile and investors are guarded against the fast-paced moves we've seen lately," said Masanari...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 23- Caterpillar Inc disappointed investors on Tuesday by not raising its 2018 earnings forecast yet again, raising fears that the heavy-duty equipment maker may be signalling a slowdown despite posting better-than-expected quarterly profits. The company kept unchanged the 2018 adjusted profit per share outlook of $11.00 to $12.00 per share,...

  • I don't think there will be a big spike in poultry prices due to Florence, says Sanderson Farms CEO

    Joe Sanderson, Sanderson Farms CEO, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss how his poultry farming company is being impacted by Hurricane Florence.

  • Deere profit earnings are concerning investors

    Ann Duignan, J.P. Morgan U.S. machinery analyst, joins the 'Squawk Box' team to discuss John Deere earnings and how she's looking at the stock.

  • Some researchers think mechanical brushes aren’t just some spa amenity for dairy cows — they’re important to the animal’s well-being, The New York Times reports. 

  • Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer reveals how the moves in NXP Semiconductors and Qualcomm could hint at what’s to come in the U.S.-China trade battle.

  • Key crane manufacturer's CEO says company was prepared for Trump tariffs: 'We're not worried'

    Jim Cramer sits down with Barry Pennypacker, president and CEO of The Manitowoc Company, for his take on the Trump administration's tariffs and the latest on his crane manufacturing business.