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Loophole Helps GE Benefit From Bank Rescue Program | Jeff Gerth and Brady Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Electric, the world's largest industrial company, has quietly become the biggest beneficiary of one of the government's key rescue programs fo...

Why Cities and CEOs Can't Relax - Part 1

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

We can't count on Washington or Copenhagen to solve the climate and energy problems. The most important leadership ahead still will come from cities and CEOs.

The Senator Joseph R. McCarthy Award

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Horowitz

Looking back to my growing up in the Bronx in the early thirties I now realize that my life, to a certain extent, has been controlled by fear. As a yo...

Build More Autos Overseas: Marginalize More U.S. Families

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

As I toured the U.S. last week on the 11-state, 32-city "Keep it Made in America" bus tour. I talked to unemployed manufacturing workers who are desperate.

O'Reilly Producer Infiltrates GE Shareholders Meeting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The hostility between Fox News Channel and MSNBC reached a fever pitch Wednesday when a Fox producer infiltrated the GE shareholders meeting. Just ...

NBC Universal Earnings Drop 45 Percent In Q1

AllThingsD | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The bad news for NBC Universal: The TV & movie powerhouse saw earnings drop 45 percent in the last quarter. The good news: The GE unit says that if yo...

Resuscitating CNBC with Reliable Rationale and Reason

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judith Ellis

Squawk Box this Tuesday promises to be interesting with both professionalism and punch.

When Money Doesn't Talk

Marc Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Gunther

Here's one answer: Instead of motivating people or trying to coerce them, companies can inspire them.

Bill O'Reilly May Have Driven GE Stock Price Down: Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter | Paul Bond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Stock in General Electric, once one of the world's most respected companies, has suffered a historic 69% nose dive in the past six months that no one ...

GE's Immelt: Financial "Armageddon" Will Leave Him And Company Intact

Bloomberg News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Electric Co.'s Jeffrey Immelt says he's prepared to steer through a financial "armageddon" that has wiped out 78 percent of GE's market value ...

AT&T, Verizon at odds over DTV delay : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 13, 2009

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

President-elect Barack Obama's plan to delay the DTV transition may postpone the switch 90 days. Currently, Senator Jay Rockefeller is preparing the l...

"Most Admired Companies" Mostly Underperformed Market | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At the top of the list is Apple (AAPL) which deserves some recognition for rebuilding itself with what many people believe is the best line of persona...

The 10 Worst Corporations of 2008

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Weissman

In keeping with our tradition of highlighting diverse forms of corporate wrongdoing, we included only one financial company on the 10 Worst list.

Is the Jay Leno Move A Strike Against SAG?

Ron Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ron Galloway

The same Six Sigma business theories GE uses to build jet engines and nuclear power plants are now being applied to television programming.

Cyber Monday Sales Up 15%: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer December 4, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

The WSJ is reporting that former AOL Chief Executive Jonathan Miller maybe purchasing Yahoo for between $28-30 billion, roughly $22 a share. Yahoo's s...

GE Reinvents The Refrigerator

Treehugger | Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Over the past few years we have waited for GE's ecomagination to change from pretty pictures to reality, and now we are beginning to see the results. ...

Corporate Responsibility: How Can U.S. Economy Stay Competitive, Get Greener?

Envrionmental Capital | Keith Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Big U.S. companies obviously want a seat at the table when it's time to draw up America's plan to fight climate change. A year after issuing its "Call...

Warren Buffett To Invest $3B In GE, Similar Perks To His Goldman Deal

MarketWatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GE today announced plans to offer at least $12 billion of common stock to the public. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase shares re...

Short-Selling Ban List Expands To Include GM, GE, Others

MarketWatch, Detroit News | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The SEC has added more companies to the list of 799 companies that cannot be short-sold temporarily. Included are the following firms, according to Ma...

Brand Strength Now Reliant On Green Action

GreenBiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON, UK -- Successful sustainability initiatives have become a key component of global firms' brand strength, according to the consultancy behind t...

You Get What You Pay For: The Decline of US Energy Innovation

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

This country has let its guard down. We have been resting on our laurels of past excellence in engineering advances in the energy sector.

Vivendi: Olympics Gave NBC "A New Pulse," GE Will Not Sell

Financial Times | Ben Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

General Electric has no intention of selling its majority stake in NBC Universal, according to Vivendi, the French entertainment group, which is a fel...

Olympic Sponsors: For the Chinese, Winners and Losers

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

As the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing has come to a close, all eyes are on return on investment. Were the millions of dollars forked out by both international and local brands worth it?

Olympic Ad Wars

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Dorner

A hard negative ad seems ill-suited to the unifying spirit of the Olympics. Obama's ad is likely to comport well with Americans swollen with pride, while McCain's stands out with its harsh tone.

GE Alleges Attorney Took Documents, Fed Them to Reporter

Corporate Crime Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Electric has charged a former in-house attorney, Adriana Koeck, with illegally taking privileged and confidential company documents and feedin...