construction equipment

A Reliable Way to Play a Revival in Construction

Here's a little-noted barometer for gauging the economic recovery: the volume of rental activity for industrial and nonresidential construction equipment. RSC was among the first to reflect that rebound, in its sales and earnings. And in its stock price.

Caterpillar Earnings Jump to $1.22 Per Share

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) reported third quarter earnings of $1.22 per share, compared with 64 cents per share a year earlier. Sales and revenue rose 53% to $11.134 billion, the company said in a statement.