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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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Six Key Things to Watch in Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

Some 38,000 attendees are scheduled to appear at the annual meeting this weekend for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Warren Buffett has already been in the news quite a bit ...
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GE Delivers on Earnings, IPO Plans and 2014 Guidance

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is out with its first-quarter earnings report for 2014. The conglomerate posted earnings of $0.33 per share, versus the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.32 ...
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Full GE Earnings Preview

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is expected to report earnings on Thursday morning before the open. This would have come on Friday, but Good Friday has the markets closed. As ...
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Cowen’s Top Defensive Stocks to Buy in a Choppy Market

The violent moves in the market are making some people nervous, and probably making momentum stock traders sick to their stomachs. High beta names are the first to rise in ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Dividend Stocks

Now that stocks have pulled back from their highs, some investors have moved on to more defensive stock positions. That move often lands some of the top dividend payers as ...
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Strong Buffett 2013 Annual Report, Yet Book Value Not Keeping Up With Stock

Warren Buffett has released the highly anticipated Annual Report for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A), which also contains the highly visible Annual Letter to Shareholders. Buffett is often considered the ...
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The Best Conglomerate for the Rest of 2014

Thursday marked yet another day with the S&P 500 Index hitting an all-time high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is still 300 or so points shy of its all-time high, ...
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Meet the 2014 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

As many consider Warren Buffett to be the greatest investor of modern times, investors want to know any time there are big changes in the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) ...
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