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Caterpillar to buy back $1B shares

Caterpillar Inc. said on Monday that it will buy back $1 billion of its shares from French bank Societe Generale at market prices. Full story

Caterpillar posts lower quarterly profit, cuts year outlook

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc <CAT.N> reported a lower quarterly profit on Wednesday and cut its outlook for full-year earnings, saying its independent dealers were focused on reducing machine inventories rather than building them up. Full story

Bad Earnings Distract the Dow From Housing's Boost

Disappointing results from a couple of Dow stalwarts hurt the average. Full story

Caterpillar equipment sales drop 8 percent

Caterpillar Inc. said Tuesday that global sales of its heavy equipment fell 8 percent for the three-month period that ended in June, hurt by a steep drop in demand from Asia. Full story

Earnings Preview: Caterpillar

Caterpillar Inc. reports second-quarter results on Wednesday, and investors will be watching to see how much the slowdown in commodities and, potentially, construction is hurting the company's sales of equipment for those industries. Full story

Caterpillar shares fall on Chanos' bearish stance

Shares of Caterpillar Inc. slipped Wednesday after hedge fund manager James Chanos said he's short on the heavy equipment maker's stock, predicting that capital spending on mining equipment will soon slow substantially. Full story

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