Boeing, Caterpillar, and Pfizer Push the Dow 30 Higher

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSEARCA:DIA) is up today by 0.48% and stands at 12,482. The large stocks below are among the positive performers today.

Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) will release 2011 full-year and fourth-quarter financial results on January 26th. Caterpillar is up along with other industrial equipment manufacturers after positive economic data from China.

Boeing Company (NYSE:BA): John Mylant argues that now that the WTO ruling against Airbus allows Boeing to compete on a more level-playing field.

Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:PFE) today announced results f that evaluated dimebon for patients with Alzheimer’s disease…and the results, unfortunately, were not statistically significant.