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Caterpillar Crawls Lower After Chanos Slams The Stock

|Includes: Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

This afternoon, leading mining equipment stock Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) is getting slammed after famous short seller Jim Chanos says he is short the stock. Mr. Chanos sites a declining Chinese economy for the bearish call in CAT stock.

CAT stock will have some intra-day support levels around the $84.93, $83.97, and $82.90 levels. These are day trading levels for the stock. Other leading mining equipment stocks that could also fall today on this news include Joy Global, Inc. (NYSE:JOY), and Deere & Company (NYSE:DE).

Nicholas Santiago