Caterpillars

Caterpillar: Past the Point of Maximum Optimism?

Shares of <b>Caterpillar</b> (CAT) have surged 32% during the past 12 months on optimism around global economic strength. But has it come too far too</b> …

Markets

Caterpillar lower on Deutsche downgrade

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) has extended its week-to-date loss in premarket trading, falling 1.3%, after Deutsche Bank cut its rating on stock from Buy to …

Business

Caterpillar sees rise in new equipment orders

According to OTR Global, Caterpillar's (CAT -0.1%) new equipment orders rose 4%-7% year-over-year in Q2, a slight improvement over Q1's gain.<p>Sales …

Business

Modi To Discuss Job Creation With CEOs Of Walmart, Apple And Caterpillar

Job creation in India will be akey agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets top American CEOs of global giants like Walmart, Apple and …

Employment

Caterpillar's global machine sales add 8%, gaining momentum

Caterpillar (CAT +0.5%) reports an 8% Y/Y increase in worldwide retail machine sales for the rolling three-month period ending in May, a nice bump …

Business

Caterpillar: The CAT Should Stay In The Bag For Now

Trailing twelve month earnings are still negative.<p>From a Graham valuation perspective, Caterpillar should be paying shareholders to buy the …

Stocks

Winnipeg experiences 'year of the caterpillar' as three worm species wriggle across treetops

Elm spanworms follow forest-tent caterpillars and cankerworms in unusual spring wormageddon<p>Already infamous for its insects, Winnipeg is experiencing …

Insects

Experts say to lookout for the infestation of these painful, rash-inducing caterpillars this summer

Ah, summer.<p>While we've been waiting for the sun, we're not always too thrilled with the critters summer brings. And experts say it's not just the …

AOL

Common caterpillars: A simple guide

When it comes to caterpillars, being able to tell your woolly bears from your elephant trunks is key, says David Tomlinson, as he nominates his …

Insects

Caterpillar Digs Deeper into Data with New Subscription Service

<b>Caterpillar</b> (CAT) will offer subscription data services aimed at increasing building and mining project profitability by attaching sensors to 500,000 …

Investing

Caterpillar ramps up data services

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) is nurturing a growing line of subscription data services that analyze information gathered from sensors attached to 500K of …

Caterpillar: Risky At These Levels

Infrastructure spending = Tax spending as an argument for growth.<p>Can the tax plan be revenue neutral.<p>Caterpillar faces oil risk.<p>Caterpillar's …

Oil

Caterpillar - Great Performance Thanks To Asia

Caterpillar's core business has supported the recent stock rally.<p>All three core businesses are showing growth.<p>China outperforms the US by a big …

Business

Photo: Rainforest caterpillar impersonates shrubbery

Caterpillars are amazing. They are clever and cunning and have some of the best disguises out there, which is a big accomplishment for a little …

Sustainability

9 First Steps for Times of Transition

Tamara LechnerThere are turning points in people’s lives that occur in a natural progression – transitioning from college to the working world, from …

Self-improvement

Living Near the Equator Is Seriously Risky (For Caterpillars)

If you're a caterpillar, one of your big jobs in the ecological food web is to be eaten by other animals. There's no point making a big deal about …

Animals

Metamorphosis

<i>Part of the Butterfly Conservatory exhibition.</i><p>The butterfly begins life as an egg, emerges as a caterpillar, and then undergoes a complete change in …

Insects

Caterpillar earnings set to go higher, BofA Merrill analyst says

Caterpillar (CAT +1.2%) tops the Dow, as BofA Merrill Lynch analyst Ross Gilardl, which rates shares a Buy with a $120 price target, thinks CAT's …

Business

Boy touches fluffy caterpillar, gets rushed to the ER

"The pain immediately and rapidly gets worse after being stung, and can even make your bones hurt"

Insects

Scientists Craft Caterpillar 'Dummies' To Tempt Predators | Video

Researchers modeled thousands of clay caterpillars to tempt insect-eating predators and study global feeding patterns.

Cool Stuff

Fake caterpillar study reveals global pattern in predation: Tiny bite marks reveal a global pattern in caterpillar predation

Tiny bite marks reveal a global pattern in caterpillar predation<p>A new study revealing the world's prime insect predation hotspots, achieved its …

University of Oxford

Why Are Thousands of Clay Caterpillars Swarming the Globe?

Scientific discovery takes patience, determination, focus and perseverance. And sometimes, it also takes 2,879 bright-green, Plasticine …

Cool Stuff

Caterpillar reports retail statistics ending April

Caterpillar (CAT -1.3%) reports that its retail machines sales were up 1% Y/Y in the three months ending April, with resources industries down 19% …

Business

Shaking up Caterpillar's audit committee?

CtW Investment Group, an arm of union coalition Change to Win, wants to shake up Caterpillar's (CAT -1.4%) audit committee amid mounting scrutiny of …

Caterpillar Marine unveils new LNG test bed for gas-fuelled engines at Kiel site in Germany

Germany-based Caterpillar Marine has launched the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) test bed for gas-fuelled engines at its facility in Kiel.

Caterpillar: Fear Mongering Is Unwarranted

I'm taking back the torch to resume clearing up Caterpillar misconceptions.<p>This time around, I take a look at some of the issues plaguing …

Stocks

Wall Street doesn't know what to make of Caterpillar stock

Pity Wall Street. They just don't know what to make of Caterpillar stock. Just over two weeks ago, StreetInsider.com reported that Caterpillar stunned the Street with an earnings beat, reporting twice as much profit as analysts had predicted.<p>That sounds like good news, but up on Wall Street it's …

Markets

Wall Street Confused by Caterpillar Stock: What You Need to Know

An earnings beat inspires calls to buy -- and sell -- Caterpillar.<p><i>Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and</i> …

Business

Caterpillar: Why Merrill Says Buy

Shares of <b>Caterpillar</b> (CAT) are gaining today after the machinery manufacturer was upgraded to Buy from Neutral at <b>BofA Merrill Lynch</b></i> …

Markets

Morning Movers: Macy’s Massacred, Kohl’s Crushed, Caterpillar Cruises

Stocks look set for a lower open this morning as FBI Director James Comey's firing could make it harder to pass President Donald J. Trump's health …

Markets