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Federal Reserve orders top 8 banks to hold extra capital

...that banks would have available to lend.The board also unanimously adopted standards for new Fed supervision of General Electric Co.'s finance arm, which will be subject to rules similar to those governing big banks. GE Capital Corp. was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-20/federal-reserve-orders-top
Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

...chairman's post.But even in 2009, as Comcast was negotiating to buy a controlling stake in NBC Universal from General Electric Co., Ralph Roberts played a role. In July 2009 Roberts and Comcast's chief operating officer, Steve Burke, flew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/ralph-roberts-founder-cabl
GE selling some fleet businesses to Element for $6.9B

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - General Electric Co. is selling its U.S., Mexico, Australia and New Zealand fleet businesses to Element Financial Corp. for $6.9 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-29/ge-selling-some-fleet-busi
GE takes big step away from banking with $12 billion deal

...2011. Two years later, Comcast bought GE's remaining 49 percent stake in NBC Universal for $16.7 billion.General Electric Co. spun off its insurance business into a separate publicly traded company, Genworth Financial Inc., in 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-09/ge-takes-big-step-away-ban
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-
Business news

...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
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