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Jeff Immelt

Racial Justice, Not Racist Justice

Carl Gibson | Posted 09.16.2013 | Crime
Carl Gibson

The sooner we acknowledge that the current justice system is a farce and only works for the privileged, the sooner we'll be able to change it for the better.

Fiscal Cliff or Bunny Slope?

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Superstorm Sandy was a disaster brought to us by Mother Nature. The fiscal cliff is being brought to us by human nature. Which will be worse? Time will tell.

The Missing Business Voice -- Can Sandy Weill Lead the Parade?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business
Judith Samuelson

The cynicism that is engendered when someone like Weill, or Welch, changes his stripes is understandable. Who wants to hear from the guys who already cleaned up in Act 1? But, frankly, I find it refreshing. Where are today's leaders on these same subjects?

Rio+20, Clearwater+40: Who Leads Now?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Judith Samuelson

We love a hero, and while negotiations continue and new issues arise every year, it is no exaggeration to say that Seeger and his activism saved the Hudson -- maybe even spawned the environmental movement. Who is the modern day equivalent?

'We Totally Pay Taxes'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.26.2012 | Business

General Electric's CEO has a message for people angry about reports that the company isn't paying enough in taxes: Move along, nothing to see here. ...

GE CEO On Electric Cars: 'We're Just Going To Hang On The Hoop Here'

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | Business

* Immelt committed to long term development of EVs * Cost, infrastructure remain challenges * GE supplies about 10 pct o...

GE Profits Plunge

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

April 20 (Reuters) - General Electric Co posted an 11.6 percent decline in quarterly profit, weighed down by a charge for the company's exit of its ...

Fictional Davos Discussion Between Tim Geithner and China's He Yafei

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 04.03.2012 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

The following conversation did not take place... but wouldn't it have been interesting if it did? Geithner: Glad I found you. We really need to talk...

GE Ordered To Defend Lawsuit Alleging It Misled Investors During Crisis

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

(Adds details from lawsuit, background, bylines) * GE accused of overstating health during financial crisis * Judge allo...

The Death of Privacy

Al Eisele | Posted 03.13.2012 | Comedy
Al Eisele

I had just reached into the fridge for a piece of leftover cherry pie when I heard a voice, "Hey fatso, you sure you want to eat that?"

GE CEO: U.S. 'Not Trying That Hard' To Win Business Overseas

Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Scott Malone) - The United States is not trying hard enough as a nation to win business overseas, and that is contributing to its econom...

Why Obama's Top Economic Adviser Should Be Missed

The Atlantic | MEGAN MCARDLE | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

Why the White House—and Washington—should miss departing economic adviser Austan Goolsbee....

Jon Ward

Home Depot Founder Knocks Obama's Business Adviser, Says Entrepreneurs Fear Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bernie Marcus, the billionaire founder and former CEO of Home Depot, is not a fan of President Obama's policies. He's also no big admire...

General Electric Boosts Earnings, Beating Expectations

Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

BOSTON (Scott Malone) - General Electric Co notched a better-than-expected 21.6 percent rise in earnings, helped by strong demand for jet engines ...

Jennifer Bendery

Immelt Won't Call On Corporations To Be Part Of 'Shared Sacrifice' In Deficit Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeffrey Immelt, the chairman of President Barack Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, joined Chamber of Commerce president Tom D...

GE CEO: Boost Hiring By Speeding Up Construction Projects

Posted 08.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - Washington should streamline permitting for construction projects and make it easier for tourists to visit the United States to help ...

GE CFO: 'Best Earnings Outlook In The Last 10 Years'

Posted 06.27.2011 | Business

SALT LAKE CITY (Scott Malone) - General Electric Co sees its best earnings growth prospects in a decade as the global economic recovery drives dem...

GE CEO Defends Nuclear Industry Safety Record

Posted 06.04.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - General Electric Co Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt defended the nuclear industry's safety record on Monday during a trip to Toky...

Sam Stein

Jay Carney On GE's Zero Income Tax Payments: One Might Say 'What The Heck'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney acknowledged once more on Thursday that average Americans would be confused, if not appalled, by ...

GE Buys French Company For $3.2 Billion

Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

BOSTON (By Scott Malone) - General Electric Co reached a $3.2 billion agreement to acquire a maker of automation systems used in the oil and gas s...

3M Chief Executive: 'Obama Is Robin Hood-Esque'

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The CEO of industrial giant 3M has blasted Obama as "anti-business," joining the ranks of executives who accused the White House of not understanding ...

Grading GE's CEO: The Verdict Isn't Good

CNN Money | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the business world woke up on Jan. 21 and heard about the White House's overnight announcement -- that General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt would ...

Key Investors Tout Immelt as Vehicle for Corporations to Sculpt Obama's Economic Policy

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

For Obama, appointing the CEO of General Electric to a top administration postion isn't about creating jobs. No, this is about cold hard cash -- and campaign contributions in specific.

Help Wanted! -- (But Not Here)

Dan Rather | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Rather

We're not just creating overseas jobs at an astounding rate, we're off-shoring the innovation and the know-how that we need to lay the groundwork for the future of the American economy.

American Competitiveness, and the President's New Relationship with American Business

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

It's politically important for President Obama to avoid the moniker of being "anti-business." But the president must not be seduced into believing that the well-being of American business is synonymous with the well-being of Americans.