Conglomerate

After two decades of portfolio shuffling and reshuffling, and with a new entrenched team, GE is trying to rebuild itself and restore its reputation as an industrial conglomerate.
Warren Buffett is known for trying to bring calm to the markets and signaling that America's greatest days are ahead of it. What does it signal when he chose not to acquire stocks after the recent...
A generally accepted rule is that for older investors, most investments should be conservative and less risky. Does the same rule apply to Warren Buffett? Should it?
GE is taking actions that will look like a refinancing of some debt to solidify the conglomerate's financial position.
24/7 Wall St. has reviewed the latest stakes held by Team Buffett in the airlines to see just how bad the damage has been since the end of 2019.
When you get into crazy markets, sometimes logic and sensibility have to be thrown out the window. General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is far from an economically immune company. The company’s...
Investors are not used to hearing is the word "biotech" used in the same sentence as anything to do with Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway. Yet the portfolio managers have purchased shares of...
It is not unusual for analysts to make upgrades and downgrades after earnings, but Merrill Lynch is out with a fresh upgrade just a couple of hours after the report.
The General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) of 2020 and beyond is likely to look quite different from the GE of a decade earlier. The GE of tomorrow is also going to be less diversified and less leveraged....
Deutsche Bank has made a key group of tweaks on its ratings universe covering industrials and conglomerates.
3M has fallen from grace with a series of disappointing earnings to the point that the investment community no longer has much trust or faith in the company.
The list of great American CEOs includes Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Tim Cook of Apple and Satya Nadella of Microsoft. It also includes one of the world’s most wealthy men and the individual who...
Warren Buffett is buying even more Bank of America shares even after a big rally, and the purchases appear to be at the expense of Wells Fargo (and maybe even JPMorgan Chase).
While General Electric took a key analyst downgrade from UBS after relative outperformance in 2019, there are still some positive hopes for GE's long-awaited turnaround.
GE is still looking for ways to raise capital from inside the company. One possible means of raising cash may come from its years worth of playing venture capitalist and private equity manager.