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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 ...

GE Cuts Quarterly Dividend To 10 Cents A Share

AP | STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — For the first time since the Great Depression, General Electric Co. is cutting its quarterly dividend, a move that allows the strug...

GE Profit Falls 46%

AP | STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — In a discouraging report for the American economy, General Electric Co. posted a 46 percent drop in fourth-quarter earnings on Frid...

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...

"Most Admired Companies" Mostly Underperformed Market

247wallst.com | 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.

GE Inks Iraq Power Deal Worth Nearly $3 Billion

AP | ERNEST SCHEYDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — General Electric Co. said Tuesday it will sell power-generation equipment to Iraq in a nearly $3 billion deal designed to support the...

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'...

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...

Stocks rise on bailout hopes; credit remains tight

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Financial markets grew more upbeat Thursday as political leaders said they struck an agreement in principle on a massive spending pla...

GE cuts forecast, citing wounded financing unit

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HARTFORD, Conn. — General Electric Co., the industrial powerhouse that makes everything from jet engines to light bulbs, cut its earnings foreca...

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...