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GE Financial Asset Sales Might Not Be as Good as Some Think

The impact on General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) of its accelerated asset sales may affect investors’ near-term returns, according to a new research report from Moody’s Investors Service. The risks ...
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Deere Earnings Overcome Effects of Strong Dollar

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The farm and heavy equipment maker posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.03 on revenues ...
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Why DuPont Investors Are Not Happy After Peltz Loses

Board elections are an important process within any company because these elected directors steer the company. Wednesday morning E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DD) announced the preliminary results ...
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Why Warren Buffett Is Growing More Cautious About the Insurance Industry

Just this past Friday, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) announced its earnings and 24/7 Wall St. asked the question of whether its 20% operating income gain trumped the company’s 47% ...
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Does 20% Operating Income Gain at Berkshire Hathaway Trump 47% Book Value Premium?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its first quarter earnings for 2015 ahead of this weekend's annual shareholder meeting. The company's net earnings per share attributable to Berkshire Hathaway ...
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How Caterpillar Earnings Overcame Strong Currency Headwinds

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported its first-quarter results Thursday before the market opened as $1.86 in earnings per share (EPS) and $12.7 billion in revenue. That compares to Thomson Reuters ...
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Even 3M Earnings Could Not Escape Strong Dollar This Time

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The conglomerate posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.85 on revenues of $7.6 billion. In the ...
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United Technologies Earnings Overcome Strong Dollar Headwind

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. The industrial conglomerate posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.51 on revenues of $14.5 ...
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Cost Savings Help DuPont Earnings, Strong Dollar Hurts

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) reported first-quarter 2015 earnings Tuesday before markets opened. The chemical giant posted adjusted operating earnings per share (EPS) of $1.34 on ...
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Are There Hidden Risks If GE Sells Off Too Many Finance Assets?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was not among the major Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks loving the broad market gains most of Monday. It was among just a handful of ...
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Honeywell on Path to All-Time High on Higher Profits

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.41 on revenues of $9.21 billion. In ...
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GE Earnings: The Kitchen Sink Quarter

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is out with its first-quarter earnings report. Investors have already seen the huge restructuring and the charges associated with it, so this should be considered ...
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What Surprises to Expect With GE Earnings

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is set to report its first-quarter earnings Friday in the very early morning hours. What is interesting ahead of the formal GE report is that ...
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Cost Savings and Merger Driving Builders FirstSource

Most acquiring companies see their stock prices fall when they make acquisitions. Builders FirstSource Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDR) appears to be the exception to this as it has seen its stock ...
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GE Outlines Industrial Future With Massive Asset Sales and $50 Billion for Stock Buybacks

Just on Thursday afternoon, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was reported to be in talks to sell up to $30 billion in its real estate assets. It was the sort ...
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