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News on General Electric (Ticker: GE) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Erie Times News

General Electric eyes $13 billion acquisition

General Electric Co. said Thursday that it wouldn't comment on rumors it is planning to buy French conglomerate Alstom SA for $13 billion.

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3 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com

Most Active Options Update: General Electric Company

Calls have been preferred over puts in General Electric Company's options pits in recent weeks, per data from the International Securities Exchange , Chicago Board Options Exchange , and NASDAQ OMX PHLX .

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7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

General Electric: A Silver Lining For Dividend Investors Lies Ahead

Those of you who follow me know I have been pounding the table regarding the opportunity I see for dividend investors in General Electric right now.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Financial Markets

9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs

Industrial companies such as General Electric, Honeywell and Caterpillar have been posting strong financial results in recent weeks and telling investors that orders are strong.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

9 hrs ago | Finance and Commerce

Manufacturers see better times ahead

Companies are finally starting to spend some of the cash they've been sitting on, and that could mean a stronger economy and more jobs are on the way.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

12 hrs ago | Bloomberg

GE-Alstom Tests Immelt Legacy After Welch's Bundle of EU Trouble

The European Union spoiled General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer Jack Welch's retirement when it nixed his $53 billion plan to buy Honeywell International Inc. Thirteen years later, his successor Jeffrey Immelt's legacy may be defined by his ability to prevent history from repeating itself as he seeks to acquire Alstom SA.

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Related Topix: Honeywell International, Aerospace-Defense, Financial Services, Jack Welch, Biotech, Alpharma, Fairfield, CT, US News

19 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

GE Names Ex-Vanguard Chairman as Lead Board Director

General Electric Co. on Wednesday named John J. Brennan, a former chairman of mutual fund Vanguard Group, as lead independent director on the company's board, a signal the company is carefully considering investor interests.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

23 hrs ago | Bloomberg

GE's Immelt Pursuing Biggest Deal in Bid to Boost Growth

Buying Alstom SA would be Jeffrey Immelt 's biggest attempt yet to reverse a 35 percent slump in General Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Alpharma, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Business Journal

Leadership Louisville Center announces members of second 2014 'Ignite Louisville' class

Ignite Louisville is a seven-month program that helps rising business professionals develop key leadership skills and make business connections.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-GE in talks to buy France's Alstom - Bloomberg

General Electric Co is in talks to buy French turbine and train maker Alstom SA for about $13 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

Bloomberg

GE Said in Talks to Buy Alstom for More Than $13 Billion

General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom SA, the French builder of trains and power plants, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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Related Topix: Alstom, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Biotech, Alpharma, Fairfield, CT

National Center for Public Policy Res...

More on General Electric hurt by ObamaCare...

ObamaCare is Hurting Business, General Electric Says National Center for Public Policy Research Quizzed GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt at Company Shareholder Meeting Today Immelt Says There is "A Lot of Uncertainty in Health Care"; Company CFO Blames Downturn in Company's Health Care Division Directly on ObamaCare National Center Also Asked GE to Institute ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

WebWire

GE Signs Wind Turbine Converter Support Agreement to Cut Operational...

The service contract will enable the staff of EDF EN Services, EDF Energies Nouvelles' subsidiary dedicated to the operation and maintenance in Europe, to acquire the skills necessary to maintain and troubleshoot converters with support from GE engineers over the phone-or on-site for complex problems.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Converter, Industrial

Seeking Alpha

With Far-Reaching Philanthropy, GE Puts New Spin On Profitability

GE has harnessed the power of its philanthropic efforts to gain a profitable edge, and deliver positive returns to society.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seeking Alpha

General Electric Makes A Power Play

This stock remain cheap at around $26 per share. The stock, trading at a forward P/E 21 is trading at just 14 times fiscal 2015 earnings of $1.82.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Will General Electric Hire Alan Mulally? Sounds Good To Me

Rumors have it that GE's 20 year tenure plan may be scrapped and Immelt will step down sooner than expected.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

Reuters

Us Stocks-Wall St advances; S&P, Nasdaq book fifth straight gain

U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Monday in subdued trading as investors showed hesitation in the wake of a strong rally last week and before a slew of key earnings releases this week.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Morgan Stanley

AmericanBankingNews.com

Zacks Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for General Electric

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research report issued on Monday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

Hispanic Business

Why Data Center Efficiency in the 2000s is like Paper Recycling in 1970s

On that day, millions of people gathered at events around the country to learn, share and work toward innovative solutions to protect our natural resources.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

SchaeffersResearch.com

Bulls Rally On Strong General Electric Company (GE) Earnings Reaction

Specifically, CEO Jeff Immelt said, the "U.S. gets a little bit better every day.

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