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Caterpillar reports retail machine sales down 1% in 3 months end December

Caterpillar disclosed in a filing that for the 3-month rolling period ending December, its global retail sales of machines were down 1%, compared to up 5% in the 3-months ending November. North American sales were down 6% in the 3-month period, while sales in Asia/Pacific were down 7%, sales in Europe/Africa/Middle East were up 4%, and sales in Latin America were up 14%.