As quiet as a CAT, shares of Caterpillar (CAT -2.2%) have climbed 10% in just over a week - even...

|About: Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)|By:, SA News Editor

As quiet as a CAT, shares of Caterpillar (CAT -2.2%) have climbed 10% in just over a week - even allowing for today's selloff. Analysts point to the pitched-battle over acquisitions with Joy Global (JOY -1.4%) as helping the company keep a foot on the accelerator.