NEW YORK, March 08, 2013 - vb-news.net, one of the leaders in providing investment alerts on U.S. stocks are announcing Investment Highlights on Hess Corp, Caterpillar Inc, Ford Motor Company.Hess Corp.(NYSE:HES) plans to exit its retail, energy marketing and energy trading businesses and focus only on exploration and production. It plans to sell its assets in Indonesia and Thailand.It has also announced a share repurchase plan of up to $4 billion, and has hiked its annual dividend to $1 a share starting from the third quarter. Hess will also elect six independent directors to its board. Is HES a Buy At New highs? Let’s find Out Here http://vbtrendreport.com/aw/?code=HESAs part of its strategic shift, it has closed its Port Reading refinery in New Jersey. Hess is also looking for other non-core assets, like the Asian assets of Indonesia and Thailand. Apico, PTT Exploration & Production and ExxonMobil Corporation are Hess’s partners in the project. Also, it plans to focus on the North Malay basin and a joint development area in Malaysia and Thailand. The company also wants to monetize its Bakken midstream assets.Hess expects to boost annual production by 5% to 8% between 2012 and 2014. It also continues to counter hedge fund Elliott Management’s proposal to split the company. Meanwhile, Caterpillar Inc.(NYSE:CAT) and General Electric Company(NYSE:GE) are competing against each other to develop natural gas-powered locomotives as the railroad industry is moving from diesel to fuel trains.Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC, Union Pacific Corp., and Norfolk Southern Corp. are working with manufacturers on using gas as fuel. CSX Corp. is still studying the technology.Has CAT Reached The Bottom and Ready To Move higher? Get Free Trend Analysis Here http://vbtrendreport.com/aw/?code=CATLater this year, Caterpillar plans to run a pilot in North America with a locomotive engine that uses a mix of diesel and natural gas.Burlington Northern, owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway will begin tests with natural gas locomotives later this year with units from GE as well as Caterpillar.Meanwhile, Ford Motor Company(NYSE:F) has said that it is recalling 230,000 minivans for rust issues that may cause the third-row seats of the vehicles to come loose.Will Ford Move Back To New highs? Find Out Here http://vbtrendreport.com/aw/?code=FAbout 195,500 minivans in the U.S., and 33,500 in other countries, mostly Canada, are likely to be affected. In the US, the recall is limited to 20 cold-weather states and D.C., as the road-clearing salt may worsen the malfunction. The Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey, model years 2004 through 2007 are the vehicles affected.The company will install new seat mounting brackets in the recalled vehicles, as well as preventative panels above the rear wheels to stop water from entering.Owners of the vehicles to be recalled will notified by the end of March.About vb-news.netvb-news.net’s team is engaged in providing stock newsletters on various hot penny stocks on a regular basis. Our instant stock news on Major Gainers, small cap penny stocks and various other stocks, guides investors in making the wise stock market investments decision. In order to get update to the markets, we would advise you sign up to our free newsletters. You can become leader in stock market by keeping track of the daily activity.DisclaimerThe assembled information disseminated by vb-news.net is for information purposes only, and is neither a solicitation to buy nor an offer to sell securities. vb-news.net does expect that investors will buy and sell securities based on information assembled and presented in vb-news.net. PLEASE always do your own due diligence, and consult your financial advisor.Contacts:vb-news.net 1419 Westwood Blvd Los Angeles, CA90024firstname.lastname@example.org
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