Caterpillar's Asia sales are a boost for the Dow

06/21/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

A report by Caterpillar that showed a 38% year-over-year increase in machine sales in Asia for May helped boost the Dow Jones Industrial Average 16.47 points, or 0.2%, to 10,450.64. The company's shares were among the Dow's top performers Friday, gaining 90 cents, or 1.4%, and closing at $65.85.

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