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ITC to probe Caterpillar patent allegations against German firms

18h reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had launched an investigation into allegations that German manufacturers Wirtgen GmbH and Joseph Voegele AG infringe on patents held by Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N). (49-0)

ITC to probe Caterpillar patent allegations against German firms

18h channelnewsasia
The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had launched an investigation into allegations that German manufacturers Wirtgen GmbH and Joseph Voegele AG infringe on patents held by Caterpillar Inc . (49-0)

U.S. ITC to probe Caterpillar patent allegations against German firms

18h reuters
WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had launched an investigation into allegations that German manufacturers Wirtgen GmbH and Joseph Voegele AG infringe on patents held by Caterpillar Inc . (49-0)

Caterpillar (CAT) a Strong Buy on High-Level Earnings Visibility

21h investorplace
Portfolio Grader currently ranks Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) a Strong Buy. With unique fundamental and quantitative metrics developed by Louis Navellier, this analytical tool assesses nearly 5,000 stocks weekly. CAT has maintained this ranking for the last month. (49-0)

Deere (DE) Tops Q4 Earnings & Sales on Rising Farm Market

21h zacks
Deere & Company’s (DE - Free Report) fourth-quarter fiscal 2017 (ended Oct 29, 2017) earnings surged around 74% year over year to $1.57 per share. The bottom line also surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.46. Net sales of equipment operations (which comprise Agriculture and Turf, Construction and Forestry) came in at $7.09 billion, rising 26% year over year. Revenues also surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $6. (88-0)

Technically Speaking: The Bull Won't Die Easily

2017-11-22 seekingalpha
Just a short note for today, as I am taking a quick vacation for the "Thanksgiving" holiday. (57-0)

Microsoft: Best Dow-Jones Wealth-Builder Stock Now

2017-11-21 seekingalpha
With stocks, your "best" winner may depend on what you favor in getting to the "finish line". (92-1)

TimkenSteel: Revisiting One Of Steel's Weaker Players

2017-11-21 seekingalpha
TimkenSteel, highly levered to the fate of oil and gas, found itself in quite a pickle at the end of 2015. (54-0)

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2017-11-21 reuters
Nov 21 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1100 GMT on Tuesday: (80-1)

Nafta Talks Sputter as Parties Reject U.S. Hard Line - Bloomberg

2017-11-21 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (58-0)

Australia's Downer to sell freight rail business to Caterpillar unit for $82 mln

2017-11-21 reuters
(Reuters) - Downer EDI (DOW.AX) said on Tuesday it plans to sell its freight rail business to Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) unit Progress Rail for A$109 million ($82.18 million). (54-1)

U.S. business borrowing for equipment rises 2 pct in Oct - ELFA

2017-11-20 reuters
Nov 20 (Reuters) - U.S. companies’ borrowing to spend on capital investment rose 2 percent in October from a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said on Monday, citing increased confidence in the economy. (83-0)

Victory Formation Long/Short Portfolio Update - November 2017

2017-11-20 seekingalpha
I have made some changes this week to my long/short portfolio example listed on Wall Street Survivor. I have basically reduced the long S&P 500 ETF exposure in exchange for some regular individual company longs, covered a few shorts in favor of better scoring ideas, and traded the long Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) position for Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares. The net-long posture has been reduced closer to net-neutral as a result of the shuffling, after subtracting the precious metals hedge stake. (628-1)

Boeing Remains Best Dow Stock on Boost From Dubai Orders

2017-11-18 247wallst
Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) share price added about 0.5% last week, making up for an equal-sized loss the week before. The stock easily held on to its position as the best performing stock among the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Shares gained $1.41 last week to boost the year-to-date gain to 68.5%. (268-0)

Rockwell Automation (ROK) Stock Up on Emerson's Raised Offer

2017-11-17 zacks
Shares of Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK - Free Report) were up 2.59% to close at $193.61 on Nov 16  as rival Emerson Electric Co. (EMR - Free Report) sweetened its offer to acquire the former at $225 per share. This translated the total value of the deal to $29 billion. Notably, this is Emerson’s third attempt to acquire the automation products manufacturer.   The consideration would be paid in $135 per share in cash and $90 per share in Emerson shares. (52-0)

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