Stocks are getting a major boost Thursday from an array of strong earnings reports from companies ranging from heavy equipment maker Caterpillar (CAT) to automaker General Motors (GM).
Richard O'Driscoll and his guide dog Maxwell leave the fourth Annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairments in Cambridge, Massachusetts October 16, 2014.
(Adds additonal analyst comment, graphics link). By James B. Kelleher. Oct 23 (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc shares jumped more than 6 percent in premarket trading after the company reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and boosted its 2014 profit ...
General Motors Co. (GM) said third quarter profit rose 1 percent, less than a month after Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra told investors the automaker is pushing to boost performance.
The Eurozone got a modest lift Thursday as new surveys showed the economy picking up speed in October, thanks mainly to a rebound in Germany.