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GE Looking Better Than 3M and United Tech After Earnings

With earnings season well underway, investors have now gotten to digest earnings reports from the second quarter in the three major conglomerates. General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), 3M Company (NYSE: ...
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The 8 Biggest Wild Cards to Factor Into GE Earnings

If there is one conglomerate and mega-cap U.S. corporate giant that every investor and financial watcher cares about at the start of each earnings season, chances are high that it ...
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Why GE Earnings May Be So Difficult to Interpret

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has continued on its path to becoming an industrial conglomerate rather than being a conglomerate that is also valued as a bank and financial lender. ...
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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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Short Sellers Increase Bets Against Top Warren Buffett Stock Holdings

Wall Street and Main Street are both often easily impressed by short sellers. Sometimes short sellers are viewed with absolute hostility, and sometimes they are considered the smartest guys in ...
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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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5 Stocks That Warren Buffett Should Sell — or Add to the Stake

Being Warren Buffett may come with one of the best job titles in the business world. It also comes with the most responsibility, and the investment community and public gets ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway as of March 31, 2015. For years now, 24/7 Wall St. has released ...
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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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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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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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What a $30 Billion Asset Sale Might Really Mean to GE

Reports were out on Thursday that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is close to selling a large part of its real estate holdings. As the company aims to shrink its finance ...
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Is Berkshire Hathaway Becoming More Private Equity Than Conglomerate Under Buffett?

Warren Buffett and his team may be gradually making changes to how they operate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). The changes have been subtle in recent years, but the way ...
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