Caterpillar Forecasts Growth in Second Half on Global Economy


David Thompson, a driver for Herlihy Mid-Continent Construction,... News PhotoAgricultural Equipment,Agriculture,Caterpillar Inc.,Driver,Durability,Earth Mover,Economy,Farm,Finance,Horizontal,Illinois,Making Money,Manufacturing,Midwest USA,North America,Occupation,Routine,The Americas,USAPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergDavid Thompson, a driver for Herlihy Mid-Continent Construction, loads a Caterpillar Inc. 329D excavator after routine maintenance was performed at a Patten Industries Inc. dealership in Elmhurst, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Caterpillar Inc., the largest maker of construction and mining equipment, said gains in its sales and profit this year will come in the second half as the world economy improves. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images