U.S. stocks got a major boost early Thursday from an array of strong earnings reports before the opening bell 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 ...
Copper rose in New York after manufacturing expanded at a faster-than-projected rate in China, the biggest consumer of industrial metals, bolstering the outlook for demand.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp reported on Thursday higher quarterly revenue and income as more people signed up for its high speed Internet service.