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Comcast Buying NBC Universal? Comcast Calls Report "Inaccurate," May Be In Talks For NBCU Stake

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Update 2:30 PM ET: CNBC's David Faber reports that GE and Comcast are in talks "about a deal in which GE would spin off its NBC Universal unit into a ...

Health Care: Let's Liberate the Masses

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

The cost of health insurance is not only keeping millions from accessing proper medical care, but it is also hobbling our large companies and strangling at birth many of the small businesses we need for job growth.

Exxon is Green? CFL's "Probably" Reduce Energy Use?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Winston

There's a rise in ridiculous cover stories and op-eds in the green world.

The Human Element: Is Your Internship Program Helping or Hurting?

Jon Younger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jon Younger

A strong internship program is a powerful tool for attracting top talent; companies can build a strong relationship with schools or other talent pools. But they can also be a reputational WMD.

My GE Dishwasher Tragedy, Manufacturer Parts, Car Repairs and Doctor Visits: Let's Be Mad as Hell and Not Take it Anymore!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Russnow

Manufacturing CEOs do very little to reduce the need for maintenance work and perhaps there should be legislative enforcement requiring them to do so.

Keith Olbermann: Bill O'Reilly Should Be Fired (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann named Bill O'Reilly his Worst Person in the World Wednesday night, continuing to shatter any supposed truce between the rival cable ne...

GE: Bill O'Reilly's Report "Maliciously False"

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The General Electric Co. called a Fox News Channel report about the company supplying terrorists with material used in bombs "irrespo...

Bill O'Reilly-Keith Olbermann Feud Ends with a Corporate Handshake?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Corporate honchos at GE and News Corp making back-room editorial decisions for the "news" subsidiaries they control? I can't help but think it might not be the best thing for the integrity of journalism.

GE Moves Green Jobs To China

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

In the last decade, GE has closed over fifteen factories in Ohio and downsized numerous others. Since 1980, employment in GE Lighting has dropped by 68 percent.

GE To Exit Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program

AP | STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — General Electric Co. said Wednesday that it has begun to exit a program that allows companies to issue debt backed by the federal g...

GE Promotes Manufacturing Jobs in US, Then Ships 'em Overseas

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

Without a new American manufacturing policy there will be no economic recovery. We need to move beyond a bubble economy built on debt and financial speculation and into a real economy that actually makes products.

GE Plans Tools To Reduce Household Energy Costs

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

General Electric Co. said Tuesday that it is developing a package of energy saving and generating tools that could help homeowners achieve zero cost o...

Obama VS GE: Getting Tough with Corporations

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

Obama's closing of the rescue plan loophole is a good step, but it's only one step.

Loophole Helps GE Benefit From Bank Rescue Program

washingtonpost.com | 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.

GE: Our Green Decisions Are Increasing Our Profits

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Industrial conglomerate General Electric Co. says it has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions and is making a growing amount of mon...

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

hollywoodreporter.com | 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 ...

Citigroup, GE: Earnings Are Better Than Expected

AP | MARCY GORDON and DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Companies are turning in surprisingly good quarterly earnings _ including better-than-expected news Friday from two relative weaklings in the banking ...

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 ...