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Business events scheduled for the coming week

...Microsoft Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.FRIDAY, Oct. 23STOCKHOLM - Wireless equipment maker Ericsson releases its third-quarter earnings report.American Airlines Group Inc. reports quarterly financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-16/business-events-scheduled-
Caterpillar says it could cut 10,000 jobs

...planning another round of job cuts that could exceed 10,000 people through 2018, as the construction and mining equipment maker adjusts to downturns in key markets. That could amount to more than 8 percent of the 126,800 employees it had globally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-24/caterpillar-says-it-could-
As pessimism of consumers grows, US economy shrinks

...fewer factory goods. At Ahaus Tool & Engineering in Richmond, Ind., orders for components it sells to drilling equipment makers have dropped.Gas drillers "are cutting their costs, which means they're slowing down on buying new components...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-30/pessimism-consumers-grows-
Cautious businesses pull back on hiring as depressed global growth finally catches up with US

...slash their growth estimates for the July-September quarter to a subpar 1.5 percent annual rate or less.Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar has said it will cut up to 5,000 jobs by year's end. Lower oil prices have hurt its sales of drilling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-02/cautious-businesses-pull-b
Business events scheduled for October

...governing council meets to set monetary policy for the 19-nation eurozone.FRIDAY, Oct. 23STOCKHOLM - Wireless equipment maker Ericsson releases its third-quarter earnings report.MONDAY, Oct. 26WASHINGTON - Commerce Department releases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-25/business-events-scheduled-
Alternative-energy funds are better at absorbing oil's spill

...broad S&P 500 index has returned 3 percent over the same time. The Calvert fund holds everything from solar-equipment makers to wind-farm managers to companies that help customers get more energy efficient.Among the reasons for optimism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/alternative-energy-funds-a
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
Benefits of ultra 'high-res' audio questioned

...hear. In some cases, that could require a headphone amplifier.John Siau, director of engineering at high-end equipment maker Benchmark Audio, argues that consumers are fooling themselves if they believe they can appreciate high-res audio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/benefits-ultra-high-res-au
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
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