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    1. October 27, 2010

      Corporate tax deadlock hard to break

      When Barack Obama swung open the door to large-scale reform of America’s corporate tax system earlier this month, it was no...

    2. October 4, 2010

      Obama open to lowering corporate tax rate

      Barack Obama signalled he was open to lowering the US corporate tax rate from its level of 35 per cent, amid speculation...

    1. April 27, 2010

      US groups bullish on the global economy

      Two of the US's biggest manufacturers sounded a bullish note on the global industrial economy yesterday, raising profit...

    2. February 19, 2010

      US industry recovery on track

      The US's manufacturing economy showed further signs of recovery yesterday when Caterpillar, the world's biggest maker of...

    3. February 18, 2010

      Recovery on course for US industry

      The US’s manufacturing economy showed further signs of recovery on Thursday when Caterpillar, the world’s biggest maker of...

    4. November 17, 2009

      Performance in Asia crucial for Caterpillar

      For Jim Owens, chairman and chief executive of Caterpillar, a true test of how well his company emerges from the recession...

    5. November 16, 2009

      Performance in Asia crucial for Caterpillar

      For Jim Owens, chairman and chief executive of Caterpillar, a true test of how well his company emerges from the recession...

    6. October 27, 2009

      Caterpillar rehiring adds to hopes of US recovery

      Caterpillar, the world's biggest maker of earth-moving equipment and heavy duty engines, announced yesterday it was...

    7. October 26, 2009

      Caterpillar move adds to hopes of US recovery

      Caterpillar, the world’s biggest maker of earth-moving equipment and heavy duty engines, announced on Monday it was rehiring...

    8. October 21, 2009

      Upbeat start to earnings season

      Corporate America issued a string of quarterly earnings results yesterday that exceeded Wall Street's expectations,...

    9. October 20, 2009

      Upbeat start to US earnings season

      Corporate America issued a string of quarterly earnings results on Tuesday that exceeded Wall Street’s expectations,...

    10. October 20, 2009

      Caterpillar plans for quick economic rebound

      Caterpillar, the world’s biggest maker of earth-moving equipment and heavy-duty engines, gave an upbeat view of the global...

    11. July 31, 2009

      View from the Top: Jim Owens, chief executive of Caterpillar

      Jim Owens has spent all his working life at Caterpillar, the world's biggest manufacturer of construction equipment and...

    12. July 30, 2009

      Interview: Jim Owens of Caterpillar

      Speaker key: HW: Hal Weitzman JO: Jim Owens Part 1: On the US economy HW: Mr Owens, thank you for joining us. JO: My...

    13. June 7, 2009

      Caterpillar’s recovery hopes on shaky ground

      At Caterpillar’s annual shareholder meeting in Chicago last year, one questioner asked Jim Owens, chief executive, how the...

    14. April 30, 2009

      Caterpillar chief hits at 'buy American'

      The Obama administration is likely to need another stimulus package if the US's industrial sector is to recover,...

    15. April 29, 2009

      Caterpillar chief hits at ‘buy American’

      The Obama administration is likely to need another stimulus package if the US’s industrial sector is to recover,...

    16. April 22, 2009

      Caterpillar's gloom damps recovery hopes

      Caterpillar, the world's biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy duty engines, slashed its profit outlook by half...

    17. April 22, 2009

      Caterpillar cuts profits target

      Caterpillar, the world's biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, slashed its profit outlook by half...

    18. April 21, 2009

      Caterpillar halves profits outlook

      Caterpillar, the world’s biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, slashed its profits outlook in...

    19. February 17, 2009

      Lifeline takes shape in boost for construction

      When US president Barack Obama approves the government's $787bn economic stimulus today, Bob Bohn will be forgiven for...

    20. February 16, 2009

      US stimulus throws lifeline to construction

      When US president Barack Obama approves the government’s $787bn economic stimulus on Tuesday, Bob Bohn will be forgiven for...

    21. February 14, 2009

      Hire American calls raise protectionist fears

      The final stimulus bill that emerged on Capitol Hill yesterday may have been portrayed by Barack Obama, US president, as a...

    22. February 14, 2009

      Hire American measures raise protectionism concerns

      The final stimulus bill that emerged on Capitol Hill yesterday may have been portrayed by Barack Obama, US president, as a...

    23. February 14, 2009

      Hire American measures raise protectionism concerns

      The final stimulus bill that emerged on Capitol Hill yesterday may have been portrayed by Barack Obama, US president, as a...

    24. January 31, 2009

      Caterpillar to cut 2,100 more jobs

      Caterpillar, the world's biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, said yesterday it was making 2,110...

    25. January 31, 2009

      Caterpillar to cut 2,100 more jobs

      Caterpillar, the world's biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, said yesterday it was making 2,110...

    26. January 27, 2009

      Caterpillar to slash 20,000 jobs as orders fall

      Caterpillar, the world's biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, yesterday warned of a "seismic...

    27. January 26, 2009

      Caterpillar to cut 20,000 jobs as orders fall

      Caterpillar, the world’s biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, on Monday warned of a “seismic...

    28. October 22, 2008

      Caterpillar buoyed by non-US trading

      Caterpillar, the world's biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, reported a 6 per cent fall in...

    29. October 22, 2008

      Caterpillar buoyed by record revenues from outside US

      Caterpillar, the world's biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, reported a 6 per cent fall in...

    30. October 21, 2008

      Caterpillar buoyed by non-US trading

      Caterpillar, the world’s biggest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, reported a 6 per cent fall in...

    31. July 23, 2008

      Tractors bulldoze through the crises

      Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, brushed off the US downturn...

    32. July 23, 2008

      Caterpillar profits brush off downturn

      Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of construction equipment and heavy-duty engines, brushed off the US downturn...

    33. July 22, 2008

      Commodities boom lifts Caterpillar to record

      On track: Caterpillar has racked up record profits and is raising its outlook for revenues this year fuelled by the...

    34. April 19, 2008

      Caterpillar sees short-term gloom

      Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of construction equipment, yesterday lowered its forecast for construction in North...

    35. April 18, 2008

      Caterpillar sees short-term gloom

      Caterpillar, the world’s largest maker of construction equipment, on Friday lowered its forecast for construction in North...

    36. January 30, 2008

      Top US companies eye cost cuts as they shift into recession mode

      Leading US companies are shifting into recession mode and preparing to cut costs, freeze hiring and reduce capital spending...

    37. January 30, 2008

      Corporate America braced for recession

      Leading US companies are shifting into recession mode and preparing to cut costs, freeze hiring and reduce capital spending...

    38. January 30, 2008

      Top companies shift into recession mode

      Leading US companies are shifting into recession mode and preparing to cut costs, freeze hiring and reduce capital spending...

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