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I think we have to change the storyline here.
Caterpillar reports the slowest rate of growth in retail sales since September, 2017.
Insiders buy for only one reason -- to make money.
This month has been lousy, but there are factors that could still produce a year-end rally.
CAT stock is showing an alignment of bearish signals.
Better-than-expected numbers from PulteGroup and TRI Pointe Group are encouraging.
The current market is about escaping positions before they can fall further and then waiting until conditions improve.
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Caterpillar shares crawled downward on Tuesday.
There is some substantial work that needs to be done to return to health.
The big question now is how much longer can this bounce continue?
This stock can become much cheaper if there is a major cycle turn occurring.
Caterpillar is getting crushed by macroeconomic factors.
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With no nearby chart support CAT could sink rapidly.
Caterpillar's strong third quarter isn't helping to buoy its shares, which are sliding on concerns over higher freight and raw material costs.
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John Butters and his FactSet team noted individual companies that have seen the largest changes in third-quarter earnings forecasts by sector.
CAT has rallied sharply since the middle of August.
For most of this year the market has been led by growth stocks.
It explains a ton how you can rally on a day you would expect to be down.
The potential reward in GM as hurricane season arrives is now worth some risk.
The 20% decline in the Shanghai index could portend that the Chinese may be on the verge of giving in.
I like the long side of CAT as long as its price continues to hold above the August lows.