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President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized his own Federal Reserve chair, Jerome Powell, for keeping U.S. interest rates too high, despite a projected slowing in the economy. Yet a Labor Department report Friday showed that U.S. jobs growth continued at a strong pace in June, prompting some economists to assert that drastic monetary stimulus isn't warranted.
A Labor Department report Friday showed the U.S. economy adding jobs at a faster-than-expected pace in June -- signaling to traders that the Federal Reserve might not need to cut interest rates sharply at a meeting later this month. Higher-than-expected interest rates could help banks' lending margins.
We believe this stock represents great value for an American industrial that could see upside from either eased trade tensions or a pickup in the economy.
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This report comes ahead of the Labor Department's release of nonfarm payroll numbers this Friday at 8:30 a.m.
Jim shares his view on the market, he updates our Caterpillar initiation, and provides more thoughts on a few other groups in the market.
Here's what our bullish thesis on Caterpillar is mainly predicated on.
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Equity index futures were rising Monday morning on positive trade news.
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Weak first-half economic data might lead to slower second-half demand for Caterpillar's heavy farm equipment, analyst says.
Jim shares his early thoughts on next week's G20 Summit, discusses Caterpillar, provides an update on BP and Schlumberger and answers a member's question.
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Jim Cramer says despite Tuesday's gains, the lack of a trade deal with China casts a shadow over the markets.
Talks between Washington and Beijing unlikely to end tariffs, but what would be worse? If the Fed chief dropped his guard on a single tweet.
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Despite trade war fears, semiconductors and emerging markets saw the selling dry up and FXI -- an exchange-traded fund to be long on China -- was green all day, while Caterpillar and Deere and Co. saw no selling, either.
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Both Washington and Beijing have no shortage of options for inflicting major economic damage on the other party. That provides some reasons to think a near-term truce will eventually be reached, even if there are long-term consequences to this fight.
Auto-dealer inventories, especially for light trucks and SUVs, are so high in historical terms that they're likely to provide a drag on the U.S. economy this year, Bank of America economists warn in a new report. Vehicle manufacturers like Ford and GM may have have to slow down their assembly lines.
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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Caterpillar Inc. is the #21 broker pick, on average, out of the 30 stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, according to ETF Channel.
Then is the time to buy -- and it should soon be here.
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