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GE earnings rise despite headwinds from low oil prices

NEW YORK - General Electric Co. posted higher revenue and net income for the fourth quarter, but was held back from even better results by a sputtering performance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/ge-earnings-rise-despite-h
MetLife to challenge 'too-big-to-fail' tag

...entities on the list are American International Group Inc., General Electric Capital Corp. - the finance arm of General Electric Co. - and Prudential Financial Inc.The near-collapse of AIG in 2008 helped trigger the financial crisis and it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-13/metlife-challenge-too-big-
Electrolux to buy GE Appliances in $3.3B deal

...strategy."It's become harder and harder to tell the story about how the GE appliance business is aligned with the General Electric Co.," said Chip Blankenship, CEO of GE Appliances Monday.Christopher Glynn, an analyst at Oppenheimer & Co...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-08/electrolux-buy-ge-applianc
GE sees strong US economy as profit rises

NEW YORK - General Electric Co. posted strong third quarter results, issued an upbeat forecast for the fourth quarter and said U.S. industrial activity is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-17/ge-sees-strong-us-economy-
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...respond to an e-mail from The Associated Press.France backs GE's offer for companyPARIS - U.S. conglomerate General Electric Co. looked set Friday to win its months-long fight to acquire the power generation business of France's Alstom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-20/business-news
Stocks rise ahead of earnings season; Lufkin soars on GE bid

...P 500.Lufkin Industries, an oilfield equipment maker, surged $24.03, or 38 percent, to $87.96 after General Electric Co. agreed to buy the company for $3 billion. GE wants to bolster its oil and gas operations. Its stock rose 19...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-08/stocks-rise-ahead-earnings-season-l
Caterpillar cuts 2012 guidance, says growth won't pick up until 2nd half of 2013

...rapid growth, and we're not predicting a global recession," Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman said.On Friday, General Electric Co. CEO Jeffrey Immelt said he's expecting economic conditions next year to be similar to this year. Most regions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-22/caterpillar-cuts-2012-guid
FCC chief seeks to set conditions for Comcast

...in an appropriate way."Comcast is seeking government approval to buy a 51 percent stake in NBC Universal from General Electric Co. for $13.8 billion in cash and assets.The combination would give the nation's largest cable TV company control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-23/fcc-chief-seeks-set-condit
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Plan your week

...DecemberON WALL STREET Wall Street is facing its first blitz of fourth-quarter earnings, with Bank of America Corp., General Electric Co. and Apple Inc. among the industry titans slated to report in coming days.With the U.S. financial markets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-01-16/plan-your-week
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Comcast-NBC deal cleared by regulators

...industry landscape.Comcast is buying a 51 percent stake in NBC Universal, home of the NBC television network, from General Electric Co. for $13.8 billion in cash and assets.The Justice Department and five state attorneys general said Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-01-18/comcast-nbc-deal-cleared-r
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