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  • Caterpillar Reports EPS Down 45% and Slashes Outlook for 2013. Is the Stock a Buy?

    By Ray Urci - April 24, 2013 | Tickers: CAT

    This week Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) the world's largest maker of construction equipment, reported 2013 Q1 earnings of $1.31 per share down 45% from Q1 2012 EPS of $2.37. After all the bad news, is there any silver lining?

    Consensus analyst estimates for the quarter were $1.40, a $0.09 miss. Revenues for the first quarter came in at $13.21 billion, down 17% from $15 more »

  • Is Now the Time to Buy This Iron Ore Miner That’s 75% Off Its High?

    By Ray Urci - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: BHP, CLF, VALE, RIO

    Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) recently closed around its 52-week low of about $18, its 12-month high is $71. So what’s the deal, why has Cliffs … fallen off the cliff?

    The company, formerly known as Cleveland-Cliffs, was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Cliffs is a mining and natural resources company engaged in the production of iron ore pellets, and metallurgical coal. Their business is geographically more »

  • Is Now the Time to Buy This Iron Ore Miner That’s 75% Off Its High?

    By Ray Urci - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: BHP, CLF, VALE, RIO

    Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) recently closed around its 52-week low of about $18, its 12-month high is $71. So what’s the deal, why has Cliffs … fallen off the cliff?

    The company, formerly known as Cleveland-Cliffs, was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Cliffs is a mining and natural resources company engaged in the production of iron ore pellets, and metallurgical coal. Their business is geographically more »

  • Is Now the Time to Buy this Iron Ore Miner that’s 75% off its high?

    By Ray Urci - April 7, 2013 | Tickers: BHP, CLF, VALE, RIO

    Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) recently closed around its 52 week low of about $18, its 12 month high is $71.60. So what’s the deal, why has Cliffs … fallen off the cliff?

    The company, formerly known as Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Cliffs is a mining and natural resources company engaged in the production of iron ore pellets, fines and lump more »