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.
Deere & Co., the largest agricultural-equipment maker, posted lower-than-expected sales and reduced its full-year revenue outlook after shipping less machinery while the dollar weakened against other currencies.
If you want to behold the heavens -- not some fleeting glance skyward but the march of celestial bodies across the centuries -- you have to follow a two-lane blacktop across a parched New Mexico valley and then wind up the side of a precipitous mesa, where ruts and rocks caress the underbelly of your 4x4.
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.