Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) Stock: Explodes On Strong Earnings

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar is having an exceptionally strong trading session today, and for good reason. The company released results from the most recent quarter, beating analyst expectations and exciting investors. Today, we’ll talk about what we saw from earnings, how the stock reacted to the news, and what we can expect to see … Read more

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Announces Job Cuts Amid Revenue Drop: Analysts Concerned

On September 24th, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) announced that it was projecting 10,000 job cuts. The company also noted that 2015 will be the third year in a row of declining revenues. Sales are expected to decline in 2016 to nearly $48 billion. In the company’s 90-year old history, this will be the first time the … Read more

11 Blue Chip Stocks Trading at Bargain Prices

“Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.” – Quote from Warren Buffett Blue chip stocks are the opposite of penny stocks. They are high quality businesses with long histories of paying rising dividends. Penny stocks are for wild speculators. Blue chip stocks are for serious … Read more

Caterpillar: Now Is The Best Time to Buy Since the Great Recession

The construction industry is cyclical. You may think the industry would not produce any consistent dividend stocks, but that’s not the case. Caterpillar (CAT) has been paying dividends since 1925. The company has not reduced its dividend payments since 1982. The company’s long dividend history makes it a member of the exclusive Dividend Achievers Index. … Read more

Stocks That Benefit From The Strong US Dollar

Recently, I’ve had quite a bit to say about the fast paced growth we’ve seen in the US economy. My biggest problem with growth at an unsustainable rate is that it tends to push the value of the dollar up; harming foreign trade in the process. While this is a real concern, I do want … Read more