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Millennials becoming savvy car shoppers

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ThinkstockPhotos 84592203When it comes to car shopping, it's not uncommon for young adults to turn to their parents...

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Caterpillar plans to move jobs from Joliet to Mexico

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Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday it will move production of oil pumps and valves from its plant in Joliet to its facilities near Monterrey, Mexico, resulting in the loss of about 230 full-time jobs from Joliet.

600px Caterpillar logoThe company notified employees of the coming changes...

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Most insurance rates increased in 2014

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ratewatch logoPersonal auto insurance companies increased their rates by an average of 2.3 percent countrywide in 2014,...

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Construction activity gained in February

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constructionsAt a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $724.3 billion, new construction starts in February advanced 16...

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Cat to conduct annual meeting in Wamego, Kansas

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600px-Caterpillar logoCaterpillar Inc. will head to the land of Oz for its 2015 annual meeting of shareholders, the company announced Wednesday.

The meeting will be Wednesday, June 10 in Wamego, Kansas, where Caterpillar has a factory that makes buckets, blades and other...

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Leading economic indicators rose in February

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conference board logoThe Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.2 percent...

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Report list best jobs for veterans

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vets jobsWhile they may have driven heavy equipment, supervised construction, worked as medics or done computer...

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Cat partners with analytics developer to assist customers

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600px-Caterpillar logoCaterpillar Inc. has entered into an agreement with an analytics provider that will help Caterpillar customers worldwide to better understand the health of their equipment, the company announced Thursday.

Caterpillar...

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Trendsetter Barometer shows hiring planned among private companies

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upturnThree-fifths of private companies plan to add fulltime equivalent employees in the coming year, but net hiring...

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CareerCast lists the best part-time jobs for 2015

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part-timerAccountants, delivery truck drivers, graphic designers and writers/authors are among the best part-time...

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OSF HealthCare joins task force to transform health care

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osf-logoOSF HealthCare has joined the Health Care Transformation Task Force, a group of health systems, health insurers, purchasers, employers and patients who will work together to transform national health care over the next five years.

For OSF it is a continuing commitment “to bring...

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Ameren asks customers to beware of scams

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amerenlogoAmeren Corp. wants its customers in Illinois and Missouri to be aware of scam artists who are using Ameren's...

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Consumer confidence jumps in January

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conference board logoConsumer confidence rose sharply in January, the second consecutive monthly...

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Fannie Mae forecasts economic growth in 2015

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fanniemaelogoThe economy is poised for a pickup in growth in 2015 amid a strengthening employment sector,...

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Cat reports profit for 2014; says 2015 will be 'a tough year'

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600px-Caterpillar logoIt was less than two months ago that Doug Oberhelman warned that dropping oil prices, while good for consumers, would wreak short-term havoc for Caterpillar Inc.

On Tuesday, the Caterpillar chairman and CEO’s warning was repeated when the company...

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Commercial real estate index dips a little

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rer logoAmid continued strengthening in commercial real estate markets — attributable to broader economic improvement...

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Leading economic indicators rose in December

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Staying home: Cat will transform downtown Peoria with new HQ

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Main entrance Caterpillar Inc. is staying home and plans to build a new headquarters that will...

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More than a third of workers get MLK Holiday

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mlkThirty-seven percent of American employers will provide a paid day off for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,...

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Cat opens new data innovation lab at U of I

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600px-Caterpillar logoCaterpillar Inc. on Thursday opened its first data innovation lab in Research Park at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The lab brings together...

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Cat will move jobs to Mapleton after closing two southern facilities

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600px-Caterpillar logoCaterpillar Inc. announced Thursday it will move about 200 jobs to its foundry in Mapleton when it shuts down two southern plants within the next two years.

The company also announced it is contemplating moving some of its component production from...

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