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How GE 2014 CEO and Top Exec Pay Stacks Up Against the Kardashians

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has disclosed in its proxy summary filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission the pay of its top executives. This pay will likely be criticized ...
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The Top 8 Dividend Stocks Owned by Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Investors love dividends. Now that the bull market is six years old and that the Federal Reserve is closer to raising interest rates, investors might be smart to consider which ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Finds Cheaper Borrowing Costs in Europe

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made some interesting news this week. The conglomerate under Warren Buffett has successfully borrowed over $3 billion in new note and bond offerings. What ...
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Premature Talk of GE CEO Immelt Departure May Not Bring Right Outcome

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is the brunt of yet more market chatter that CEO and Chairman Jeff Immelt could step down as chief executive officer next year. This would ...
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The Top 7 Lessons in Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter to Shareholders

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its annual letter, showing that earnings and book value rose in 2014 over 2013. While there are many points to evaluate on earnings, ...
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Why Warren Buffett Wants to Own the Credit Card Space

Owning a piece of the credit card industry has turned out to be a very lucrative business for those investors who have had a long-term eye on the sector. If ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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Did GE Just Become More Activist-Friendly … or Activist-Minded?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is a company that is so large that it is likely never going to be a takeover candidate. There is a flip side or antithesis ...
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DuPont Snubs Nelson Peltz Board Picks

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) announced two new appointments to its board of directors. The new members, Edward Breen and James Gallogly, are taking their seats ...
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Analyst Shows Why GE Likely to Keep Raising Its Dividend

When General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported its fourth-quarter earnings, the conglomerate gave a little bit for the bulls and a little bit for the bears. We are starting to ...
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General Electric Earnings In-Line as Energy Segments Falter

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.56 on revenues of ...
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How Low Oil Prices Could Impact GE Earnings

Before the markets open Friday, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) will report its fourth-quarter results. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.55 in diluted earnings per share on $42.12 billion ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for United Technologies in 2015

What will investors look for in 2015, now that the bull market that is almost six years old? Stocks have risen exponentially from the selling climax bottom in March of ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for 3M in 2015

The bull market is now nearing six years old. In 2014 the gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was 7.5% and the gain in the S&P 500 Index ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for GE in 2015

The bull market is nearing six years old, and the markets rose yet again in 2014, with gains of 7.5% in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and 11.4% for the ...
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