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What This Appliance Unit Sale Really Means for GE

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is doing everything that it can to get its outside view reclassified with the investing community. GE is trying to become an industrial conglomerate so ...
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The 10 Most Dominant Warren Buffett Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) recently released its latest changes to the company's public equity holdings, as of June 30, 2014. What stood out the most was just how large ...
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GE Is Actually Coming Back in Favor Again

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) saw some serious selling pressure after its second-quarter earnings report. Things just were not going its way. The company's Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) initial public ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. Warren Buffett's different portfolio holdings have not been changing much of late, but it turns ...
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GE Scores Surprise Analyst Upgrade, With Well Over 30% Upside

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was not included in the 24/7 Wall St. top analyst upgrades and downgrades on Wednesday, but a key upgrade has been issued. Bernstein raised its ...
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GE Chart Analysis Could Be Turning Into the Master of Disaster

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has ridden the bull market handily higher -- until lately. The conglomerate is doing everything it can think of to be valued as an industrial ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Profit Rides Bull Market, but Book Value Premium Now 33%

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its second-quarter earnings report. Recall, though, that Warren Buffett and his team never really worry about quarterly reports, and they warn investors that ...
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Why GE Stock Price Is Lower After Synchrony IPO

When General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) first announced the spin-off of its North American credit card business, most observers were looking for the conglomerate to add about $3.2 billion to ...
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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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Should GE Really Dump Its Appliances Unit?

The General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) operations of today are becoming far different from the old General Electric operations of the prior generations. The company is already in the process of ...
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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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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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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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