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.
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), the largest construction equipment maker, raised its full-year earnings forecast and said sales may gain in 2015 on an improvement in global economic growth.
Earnings during the period equaled $1.47 billion, which reflect preferred dividends, compared with $1.71 billion a year earlier. Excluding one-time costs of 16 cents a share, GM earned 97 cents a share, beating the 95 cents a share analysts expected, ...
The Canadian dollar was higher Thursday amid positive economic news from Europe and China and rising commodity prices. The loonie was ahead 0.27 of a cent to 89.21 cents US.
As it awaits approval of its merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast continues to show solid growth, both in profit and in the number of new customers.