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  • Manufacturers launch program to hire more veterans Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    General Electric and Military Families at Syracuse University are developing a reference guide that employers can use to help them more effectively recruit and mentor veterans.

  • *White House slams Welch tweet as "ludicrous". BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, Oct 5- Jack Welch, the lionized former chairman of General Electric Co, provoked cries of outrage in Washington on Friday when he appeared to accuse the White House of manipulating September job figures for political gains.

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    Relative to the S&P 500, General Electric should give investors 'at least' double the return over the next two years, Jack De Gan, Harbor Advisory CIO told CNBC Friday.

  • Immelt: Why GE Believes in Hiring Our Heroes Sunday, 25 Mar 2012 | 3:06 PM ET

    "Veterans have led in the field; they can lead in a factory or research facility. Veterans believe in getting the job done and doing it in the right way," writes GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt.

  • Where Are the Jobs?     Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 7:41 PM ET

    Debating whether the President's jobs initiative will get Americans back to work, with Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary, and Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author.

  • Obama Jobs Council Makes Urgent Plea for Changes Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 8:28 AM ET

    A group of corporate and labor leaders advising President Obama is calling for sweeping policy changes, from liberalized immigration and less restrictive regulations to a more business friendly tax system and greater infrastructure spending.

  • Tea Party vs. GE?     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 7:31 PM ET

    Debating whether there is crony capitalism at play between GE and politicians, with James Pethokoukis, AEI economics columnist, and David Webb, Tea Party 365 co-founder.

  • Blue Collar Workers and Jobs     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric chairman/CEO called for a national urgency on jobs during his interview on CBS "60 Minutes" last night. Discussing whether part of the employment problem could be that teenagers are avoiding getting the skills needed for blue collar jobs, with David Roberts, Carlisle Companies CEO.

  • GE's Immelt: US Must Invest...Solyndra or Not Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 7:17 PM ET
    Jeff Immelt

    To get its confidence back, America needs less regulation and more innovation even if that means some failed ventures using taxpayer money, General Electric Chairman Jeff Immelt told CNBC Thursday.

  • GE's CEO on Obama's Jobs Plan     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 7:52 PM ET

    The most important thing right now is confidence, says Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric chairman/CEO, with a look at what will actually work in the President's jobs plan.

  • Yoshikami: Kill Ridiculous Regulations Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 10:43 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    Changing regulations are a massive impediment towards American corporate competitiveness, says blogger Yoshikami.

  • Immelt Speaks on Economy     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 3:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson with highlights of her interview with GE's chairman and his thoughts on the economy and jobs.

  • CEOs: Stop Whining and Hire!     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 2:10 PM ET

    Is it time for corporate leaders to stop blaming the government on jobs and start putting workers back on their payrolls, with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO, and Christian Weller, Center for American Progress.

  • Some Jobs Can Come Back to US: GE CEO Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 1:14 PM ET
    Jeff Immelt

    The jobs picture has become so tough that some j0bs that used to get shipped overseas can now come back to the U.S., said GE CEO Jeff Immelt.

  • Immelt on GE Manufacturing     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 5:01 AM ET

    GE CEO Jeff Immelt talks to CNBC's Mary Thompson about the economy and demand for the company's products around the world.

  • Obama Names Businessman Bryson to Commerce Post Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 12:17 PM ET

    President Barack Obama will nominate businessman John Bryson to lead the Commerce Department, a White House official said Tuesday.

  • Robin Hood Foundation Gala Seeks $40M For NYC Vets Monday, 9 May 2011 | 2:29 PM ET

    The Robin Hood Foundation wants to raise $40 million to help homeless veterans in New York City at its annual gala tonight, Executive Director David Saltzman told CNBC Monday.

  • Five Things to Watch: Earnings Edition Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 6:40 PM ET
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    Citi hosts shareholders following Pandit's first profitable year, while closing arguments continue in the trial of Raj Rajaratnam. But, with the holiday-shortened week, the pupu platter of earnings is the story Thursday. Here's what we're watching…

  • GE’s Strategies Let It Avoid Taxes Altogether Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 9:43 AM ET

    General Electric, the nation’s largest corporation, had a very good year in 2010. The company reported worldwide profits of $14.2 billion, and said $5.1 billion of the total came from its operations in the United States. Its American tax bill? None. In fact, G.E. claimed a tax benefit of $3.2 billion.

  • Can Immelt Shine a Light on Corporate Tax Cuts? Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 9:38 AM ET
    Jeff Immelt

    Immelt has been appointed to the new Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, which replaces the disbanded Paul Volcker Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Immelt was a member of that original board. Now he has a more elevated position in the Obama 2.0, allegedly pro-business, move-to-the-center Clintonesque White House.