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Honeywell Raises EPS Guidance Following Q2 Earnings

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.38 on revenues of $10.25 billion. In ...
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GE Amends Synchrony Filing After Earnings Report

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Friday morning, General Electric said it plans to sell 125 million shares of its Synchrony Financial spin-off in a ...
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Why GE Q2 Earnings Could Be Very Difficult to Interpret

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is set to report earnings in the very early hours of Friday morning. The conglomerate will be closely watched, but investors need to understand just ...
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Warren Buffett Disposes of $2.8 Billion in Berkshire Hathaway Stock

Warren Buffett has never really been a big seller of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) stock. Still, it has been well telegraphed that the shares in Mr. Buffett's estate would ...
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Caterpillar Dealer Trends Can Help It Keep Leading the DJIA

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been a massive surprise so far in 2014. Things looked very bad at the start of 2014, and this DJIA stock was among the biggest ...
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Positive Ratings News for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) may be considered one of the strongest companies in America, or in the world. Well, the company just had a bit of a negative tone ...
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GE Seals $17 Billion Deal for French Energy Firm Alstom

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) managed to outbid its competitors, appease a socialist government and get what it wanted all at the same time Sunday. The last piece of the ...
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Tesla CEO Musk Takes On Boeing, Lockheed, GenCorp and the U.S. Air Force

Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), has a lot of irons in the fire. He is also the chairman of SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) ...
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The Big Value Theme for Danaher: Is a Breakup in the Works?

Danaher Corp. (NYSE: DHR) is already close to an all-time high, and now there is some talk that the diversified conglomerate will be broken up. Several reports are driving interest ...
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Caterpillar Stock Gain Much Better Than Its Sales Figures

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has had a much better performance for its investors in 2014 than the pundits might have guessed. In fact, shares were up about 17.5% to $105.39 ...
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Global Gold Jewelry Demand Hits Highest Level Since 2005

Demand for gold jewelry in the first quarter reached its highest level since the initial quarter of 2005, as price drops and demand in China spurred the increase. Much of ...
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France Continues Battle Against GE Bid for Alstom

General Electric Co.'s (NYSE: GE) $16.9 billion bid for the power division of France's Alstom has not gone down well with the government of French President François Hollande. The government ...
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Plug Power Analyst Upgrade Really Only a Partial Upgrade

If one stock was the craziest and zaniest of the alternative energy revolution in early 2014, it was none other than Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG). Investors and traders alike ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Water Stocks to Buy

Face it, we cannot live without water. The reality is that, on the supply side, the world is facing an insufficient supply of fresh water, the distribution channels are uneven, ...
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Why GE May Be King of the Conglomerates in 2014 — and 2015

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 have both hit new all-time highs, earnings season is winding down. Now investors have to be wondering what will be the driving ...
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