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Nasdaq trades above dot-com record as US stocks advance; GM falls on weak earnings

...to $80.95. While Caterpillar reported a better-than-expected profit for last quarter, the construction equipment maker said it might face bigger issues later this year as long as the dollar remains strong. Caterpillar fell 8 cents to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/nasdaq-trades-above-dot-co
Maker of iconic Louisville Slugger bats selling brand to Wilson Sporting Goods for $70 million

...Louisville Slugger still requires approval by H&B shareholders.Wilson Sporting Goods is a division of Finnish sports equipment maker Amer Sports Corp. The Helsinki-based company said it expects the deal to be completed in the second quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/maker-iconic-louisville-sl
Mobile payment systems haven't found acceptance everywhere

...Thai restaurant, a deli, a wine shop and coffee shop ? employees knew nothing about NFC. MasterCard says many equipment makers and payment processors still have to get the word out to merchants. With some equipment, it's not obvious NFC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-11-13/mobile-payme
Deere 3Q profit falls as equipment sales decline

MOLINE, Ill. - Deere's third-quarter profit fell 15 percent and the farming equipment maker believes that the same weak sales at home and abroad will cut into earnings for the year.Deere, which makes lawn tractors in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-13/deere-3q-profit-fa
No need to Clari-fi, quality music can be had with apps

...trying out Clari-Fi, a new technology from audio equipment maker Harman Kardon. Clari-Fi aims to restore some of...advice: don't worry too much about what various equipment makers purport to do to your sound. Get a neutral set of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-07-10/no-need-clar
Business news

...forecast after profits declineMOLINE, ILL. - Deere's profit slumped 15 percent in the third quarter and the farming equipment maker, seeing weak sales ahead, trimmed its outlook and will cut production.Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen said Wednes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/business-news
Stocks fall across the globe on fears over shaky emerging-market economies and currencies

...the biggest gainer in the Dow on Monday, rising $5.12, or 6 percent, to $91.29, after the earth-moving equipment maker reported fourth-quarter net income that easily beat analysts' estimates.After gains of nearly 30 percent in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-27/stocks-fall-across-globe-f
Blackberry to explore sale

...system from scratch, Misek said.There has also been speculation that the PC maker Lenovo or telecommunications equipment maker Huawei, both based in China, were interested in BlackBerry. But Gillis also said he doesn't see Canadian or U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-12/blackberry-explore-sale
Traditional holiday parties yield to shopping sprees, cruises, volunteering

...DOING GOODNautilus used to have lavish parties with employee gifts such as big-screen TVs. In 2004, the fitness equipment maker decided to focus more on the community, says Wayne Bolio, a senior vice president. So Nautilus began sponsoring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-11/traditional-holiday-partie
US stocks plunge after weak June jobs report

...McDonald's and AT&T. The world's largest producer of aluminum, Alcoa, and Caterpillar, the construction equipment maker, were among the hardest-hit Dow stocks, with declines of about 3 percent each. Materials and industrial companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-06/us-stocks-plunge-after-wea