Stories tagged: General Electric
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 8:13 p.m.
Light at the end of GE’s tunnel? Lighting, more, may be gone
General Electric slashed its dividend in half and will attempt to vastly narrow its focus to three key sectors – aviation, health care and energy – as the conglomerate with …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
At GE, a new urgency to return to industrial roots
New CEO John Flannery’s ambition to pare away everything that could stand in the way of General Electric’s return to its industrial core became clearer Friday with plans to shed …
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Former GE CEO Immelt out of running to lead challenged Uber
Former General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt has taken himself out of the running to lead Uber as the ride-hailing giant seeks to overcome its ethical scandals and turn itself into …
Sun., March 12, 2017
Motley Fool: General Electric’s bright future
Not all that long ago, General Electric (NYSE: GE) was a mega-conglomerate with its hands in a wide variety of businesses. Not anymore.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
GE makes deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia
General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom’s ambitious plan to wean itself off …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
General Electric says GE Capital not ‘too big to fail’
General Electric Co. asked the U.S. to drop the “too big to fail” tag for GE Capital, saying that its financing operations are a shadow of what they were when …
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015
100 years ago in Spokane: thousands gawk at electric train
From our archives, 100 years ago
Sun., Oct. 27, 2013
Motley Fool: By refocusing, GE puts shareholders first
Some stocks that rewarded your grandparents can reward you, too. Consider General Electric (NYSE: GE), founded in 1892 and now valued near $250 billion. GE has adapted to a changing …
Fri., Oct. 25, 2013, 6:48 a.m.
GE subsidiary gives up megaload battle
LEWISTON, Idaho — A General Electric Co. subsidiary has given up its legal fight to haul the second of two huge loads of water purification equipment through the Nez Perce-Clearwater …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2013
Megaloads not allowed through Idaho’s Nez Perce Reservation
BOISE – Shipments of massive industrial equipment destined for the Alberta tar sands may not truck through the Nez Perce Reservation on a winding Idaho highway until a study of …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2013, 12:01 p.m.
Judge halts megaloads on Highway 12 in Idaho
A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Nez Perce Tribe and Idaho Rivers United, ordering a preliminary injunction blocking further megaload transports on scenic U.S. Highway 12 through …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Motley Fool: General Electric offers diversity, optimism
If your portfolio could use a solid, dividend-paying blue-chip stock, take a look at General Electric (NYSE: GE). The company’s recent fourth-quarter earnings report featured revenue up 4 percent and …
Tue., Feb. 12, 2013, 2:18 p.m.
Comcast to buy GE’s 49 pct stake in NBCUniversal
LOS ANGELES — Comcast said today that it’s buying General Electric’s 49 percent stake in the NBCUniversal joint venture for $16.7 billion several years early, as the company takes advantage …
Sun., March 25, 2012
General Electric stock looks promising for the long run
Looking for a long-term stock for your portfolio? Consider General Electric. Yes, it was damaged by the recent financial meltdown, lost its coveted AAA debt rating and slashed its dividend …
Sun., Aug. 14, 2011
GE’s shining example proves manufacturing is alive and well
Well, what do you know? Maybe President Obama’s choice of General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt to chair the new Council on Jobs and Competitiveness wasn’t such a bad idea after …
Sun., March 20, 2011
Caldwell: Nuclear vision needn’t be clouded
The agonizing struggle of the Japanese to avoid further catastrophe at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex necessarily has many rethinking the rethinking about nuclear energy’s future. Many hoped fission would …