Caterpillar Inc., the largest maker of mining equipment, posted disappointing first-quarter earnings, cut its 2013 forecast and lowered “significantly” its outlook for demand from commodities producers.
Caterpillar Inc. , the largest construction-equipment maker, may be among the U.S. companies to benefit as Japan rebuilds after the world’s strongest earthquake since 2004, said analysts at Susquehanna Financial Group and Sterne Agee & Leach Inc.
The last time Javier Diaz saw his father was when he was 14 and Colombian paramilitaries accused the elder Diaz of supporting guerrillas. That was equal to a death threat at the height of Colombia’s now five-decades-long internal war.
Caterpillar Inc., the world’s largest maker of construction and mining equipment, forecast sales growth for 2013 that would be slower than in the previous three years as the global economy decelerates.
Former Nasdaq Stock Market Managing Director Donald Johnson pleaded guilty to using information gleaned from his position with the exchange to engage in insider trading, the U.S. Justice Department said.