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What a GE Appliances Sale-Block Might Mean On a Larger Scale

General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) may have just found a very unlikely outcome in its GE Appliances unit sale. GE has been wanting out of the appliances unit for years. ...
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Are Caterpillar Dealer Sales Trends Stabilizing?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has not seen any massive stock reaction to the news, but the company reported more disappointing sales trends for the month of May with a rolling ...
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How Univar Was ‘The Other Hot IPO’ on Thursday

Most initial public offering investors and watchers might be focused elsewhere on Thursday, but there was actually another very successful IPO as well. This was in Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR). ...
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What Happens With GE If Its Alstom Acquisition Is Blocked?

In an effort to move away from finance and focus more industrial products, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is still looking to acquire Alstom. The acquisition of this industrial goods ...
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How Value Investors Rank GE, United Tech and 3M Against Each Other

With the summer here and earnings season more than a month away, investors have been searching for value analysis during a time when market uncertainty is elevated. After all, the ...
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Why GE Asset Sale Matters So Much

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has made another huge step in its asset sales. The company announced an agreement to sell its U.S. Sponsor Finance business and a $3 billion ...
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Credit Suisse Shows How Eaton Could See Much Larger Upside

Eaton Corp. (NYSE: ETN) may not be as universally known in the industrial sector as many of the larger conglomerates, but the company's $33 billion market cap and dominance in ...
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How Clean Diesel Tech Is Paving the Way for the Future

Increasingly efficient energy, fuel and power continue to become a reality as technology advances. Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: CDTI) is helping in this area by producing a more efficient ...
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Why General Electric’s Stock Price Has Been So Terrible

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) shareholders doubtlessly will be unimpressed by the returns the stock has offered over the past decade. Over this time frame, GE stock is down around ...
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How GMOs Are Benefitting Ceres

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) have been a stigmatizing point recently, but Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ: CERE) has been ignoring the drama and acting out of practicality. Companies like Chipotle might argue against using ...
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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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