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Wall Street Equity Research

September 02, 2010 08:48 ET

Professional Research on Caterpillar and Joy Global -- There Was Joy in This Space Yesterday

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - September 2, 2010) - allows shareholders to gain full understanding of the economic and market forces influencing the farm & construction machinery industry, and offers free research on industry players Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) and Joy Global Inc. (NASDAQ: JOYG). Register today at to receive free research reports on these companies.

The Farm and Construction Machinery industry has shown signs of recovery. With the U.S. manufacturing industry posting its 13th straight month of growth, equipment makers are finding themselves poised for strong profits in the coming quarters as the domestic market for construction equipment rebounds due to lower interest rates and strong commodity prices spurring demand. However, European markets remain depressed as livestock and dairy markets weaken alongside of a large inventory of available used farming equipment. is a specialized website where investors can have complete access to free reports on the farm & construction machinery industry; traders looking for analyst opinions on Caterpillar Inc., Joy Global Inc. and other players in the industry are welcomed to sign up for a free one year membership at

The major focus of construction equipment makers is the rapidly growing Chinese market. Powered by increasing infrastructure development and a growth in mining operations, the market for construction equipment in China has grown to one of the largest in the world. With demand for wheel loaders up 63% and excavators 84% from last year, many companies including Caterpillar Inc. in the sector are priming themselves for fierce intra-industry competition as they fight over the $20 billion annual market for equipment. Shareholders and investors can sign up today at to download the full report on Caterpillar Inc.

The equipment sector is also seeing growth in South America where improved weather, crop pricing, and governmental support has helped to improve market conditions. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting farm & construction machinery stocks.

Yesterday, Joy Global Inc. posted its third quarter results with a slight decline in profit from $124.3 million in 2009 to $118.5 million. Net sales were at $850 million. However, even with revenue and profit slanting downwards for the quarter, Joy Global Guidance for 2010 boosted confidence through the industry, as most stocks in this space jumped on the news. Shareholders and investors can sign up today at to download the full report on Joy Global Inc.

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