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Caterpillar's Optimism for 2018 Reflects Rebound in Global Economy


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SUGAR LAND--January 26, 2018--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--The U.S. economy has been growing noticeably in the past year, but quarterly and full-year results from Caterpillar Incorporated (NYSE:CAT) (Peoria, Illinois) indicate the global economy is recovering as well. The heavy-machinery manufacturer serves a multitude of industries, but it was demand for mining and retail-machine equipment that drove much of its stellar performance in 2017, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.

Within this article: Details on how Caterpillar's success reflects global growth, with examples of projects underway across multiple industries.

Other companies featured: Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK).

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