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India

Rajesh Kumar Singh

Caterpillar bets on self-driving machines impervious to pandemics

12 Oct 2020

CHICAGO Question: How can a company like Caterpillar try to counter a slump in sales of bulldozers and trucks during a pandemic that has made every human a potential disease vector?

Trump steel tariffs bring job losses to swing state Michigan

10 Oct 2020

CHICAGOPresident Donald Trump promised a new dawn for the struggling U.S. steel industry in 2016, and the lure of new jobs in Midwestern states including Michigan helped him eke out a surprise election win.

Globalisation revised but not reversed by COVID

07 Oct 2020

CHICAGO/BRUSSELS New York-based Delta Children, which makes cribs in China for retailers such as Walmart, briefly studied moving production to the United States as supply shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic added to its hefty bill from U.S. import tariffs.

Meatpackers in the Americas accelerate automation after outbreaks, lagging Europe

01 Oct 2020

WINNIPEG/CHICAGO/SAO PAULO As coronavirus outbreaks among workers closed several Canadian meat plants, Henry Mizrahi saw a different future for Lesters Foods, the hot dog factory he runs in Montreal.

GE CEO expects cash flow to turn positive in second-half of 2020, shares surge

17 Sep 2020

CHICAGO General Electric Co's shares surged on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp said the industrial conglomerate's free cash flow would turn positive in the second half of this year.

UPDATE 2-GE CEO expects cash flow to turn positive in H2 of 2020, shares surge

17 Sep 2020

CHICAGO, Sept 16 General Electric Co's shares surged on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp said the industrial conglomerate's free cash flow would turn positive in the second half of this year.

Deere's shares hit record high on earnings forecast upgrade

21 Aug 2020

CHICAGO Deere & Co's shares hit an all-time high on Friday after the company lifted its full-year earnings forecast and posted a much smaller-than-expected decline in quarterly profit, on the back of replacement demand and higher adoption rates for precision agriculture technology. | Video

Harley's activist investor backs business reboot strategy

20 Aug 2020

CHICAGO An activist investor who shook up Harley-Davidson Inc earlier this year said he is impressed with the changes initiated by new Chief Executive Jochen Zeitz to turn around the 117-year-old motorcycle company.

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