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Caterpillar Slides As Chanos Says To Short Stock

Caterpillar Inc. slid more than 2% on Wednesday after Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates said he is shorting the stock. Chanos, speaking at the annual Delivering Alpha conference , said even though Caterpillar is a major U.S. company, it is facing "super commodity headwinds." The famed short seller also believes there are accounting issues at Caterpillar and noted that it doesn't have the financial flexibility for buybacks due to huge charges from an acquisition made a few years ago. Shares of Caterpillar fell 2.3% to $86.14 in recent trade.Copyright © 2013 MarketWatch, Inc....

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