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How Caterpillar Earnings Overcame Strong Currency Headwinds

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported its first-quarter results Thursday before the market opened as $1.86 in earnings per share (EPS) and $12.7 billion in revenue. That compares to Thomson Reuters ...
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Even 3M Earnings Could Not Escape Strong Dollar This Time

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The conglomerate posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.85 on revenues of $7.6 billion. In the ...
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United Technologies Earnings Overcome Strong Dollar Headwind

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. The industrial conglomerate posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.51 on revenues of $14.5 ...
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Cost Savings Help DuPont Earnings, Strong Dollar Hurts

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) reported first-quarter 2015 earnings Tuesday before markets opened. The chemical giant posted adjusted operating earnings per share (EPS) of $1.34 on ...
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Are There Hidden Risks If GE Sells Off Too Many Finance Assets?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was not among the major Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks loving the broad market gains most of Monday. It was among just a handful of ...
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Honeywell on Path to All-Time High on Higher Profits

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.41 on revenues of $9.21 billion. In ...
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GE Earnings: The Kitchen Sink Quarter

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is out with its first-quarter earnings report. Investors have already seen the huge restructuring and the charges associated with it, so this should be considered ...
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What Surprises to Expect With GE Earnings

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is set to report its first-quarter earnings Friday in the very early morning hours. What is interesting ahead of the formal GE report is that ...
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Cost Savings and Merger Driving Builders FirstSource

Most acquiring companies see their stock prices fall when they make acquisitions. Builders FirstSource Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDR) appears to be the exception to this as it has seen its stock ...
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GE Outlines Industrial Future With Massive Asset Sales and $50 Billion for Stock Buybacks

Just on Thursday afternoon, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was reported to be in talks to sell up to $30 billion in its real estate assets. It was the sort ...
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What a $30 Billion Asset Sale Might Really Mean to GE

Reports were out on Thursday that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is close to selling a large part of its real estate holdings. As the company aims to shrink its finance ...
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Is Berkshire Hathaway Becoming More Private Equity Than Conglomerate Under Buffett?

Warren Buffett and his team may be gradually making changes to how they operate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). The changes have been subtle in recent years, but the way ...
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A Serious Win-Win for Dow Chemical and Olin

It looks like activist investors finally will get their way with Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) and it will divest part of its business. Actually, this is a win-win for ...
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February Sales Will Not Boost Caterpillar Appeal to Investors

When Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported fourth-quarter 2014 earnings in January, the company noted that sales decreases in its construction industries and resource industries segments were “about offset” by sales ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Is Now Very Concerned About DuPont

When a stock performs really well -- in fact better than the market -- some investors would chase this higher, but in the case of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD), Merrill ...
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