Caterpillar continues to be cautious on mining industry Company will take additional restructuring charges in 2014 but the company also notes that inventory won't be a "big story" in 2014. Comment made on Q4 earnings call.
Caterpillar October calls active Caterpillar October weekly 70 and 70.5 calls are active on total call volume of 18K contracts (7K puts) on takeover chatter. October weekly call option implied volatility is at 34, October is at 31, November is at 32; compared to its 52-week range of 15 to 41. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for upside price movement.