Is Caterpillar's Future at the Mercy of China?

In the following video, Motley Fool industrials analyst Blake Bos discusses shares of Caterpillar , and why the stock has trended flat to slightly negative, despite the recent market rally. He takes a look at why weakness in the Chinese construction segment has really dragged the company down a bit, and discusses how Caterpillar's growth, or lack thereof, is very much tied to the growth rate of the global economy as a whole.

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