Caterpillar tugs Dow lower, Apple jumps

New York • Apple led an early rise in technology stocks after it beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly earnings and revenue. But a warning of slowing sales from Caterpillar, the world’s largest construction equipment company, helped tug broad-market indexes down. Apple reported late Tuesday that it shipped more iPhones in the latest quarter. The company also announced plans to introduce new products in the fall. Apple jumped $20.60, or 5 percent, to $439.65. Outside of technology stocks, the br...

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