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  • 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
    Apple Store

    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.

  • Buffett, Ballmer Predicting Bright Economic Future Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 5:32 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    "I am a huge bull on this country. We are not going to have a double-dip recession at all," said Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. "I see our businesses coming back across the board."

  • Jeff Immelt

    General Electric Chairman and Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt declined a bonus for a second consecutive year, but his total compensation rose slightly from 2008, largely reflecting a change in pension values.

  • Jeffrey Immelt

    General Electric CEO and Chairman Jeff Immelt told CNBC Friday that the opening of a manufacturing technology center in Michigan is a  perfect example of public and private partnership working together.

  • Pros Say: Brace For a Possible Sideways Correction Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 3:40 PM ET
    Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks pared their gains on Wednesday as banks pulled back but investors remained hopeful that the worst may be over for the economy. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told a Senate panel that financial markets are "starting to heal" and that a program to remove toxic assets from bank balance sheets would begin in the next six weeks. Read and listen to what experts had to say...

  • GE CEO Sees Signs of Recovery in Capital Markets Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 8:45 AM ET
    ** FILE ** General Electric (GE) Chairman, Jeff Immelt at Isaac Sheppard Elementary School in Philadelphia, in this file photo from April 25, 2006. General Electric Co. expects sales in China to double in the next four to five years, while its Chinese researchers should play a growing role creating products for global markets, Immelt said Monday May 29, 2006. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke,File)

    There are a number of indicators that are showing signs of stabilization in the economy, said Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of General Electric.

  • Video: GE CEO Immelt Takes on Shareholders Wednesday, 22 Apr 2009 | 12:32 PM ET

    At General Electric's shareholder meeting Wednesday, chairman and chief executive Jeffrey Immelt responded to shareholder concerns — and anger — about dividend cuts and the conglomerate's stock price.

  • An Interview With Jack Welch Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 2:58 PM ET
    Jack Welch

    What follows below is the transcript of my interview with legendary former General Electric Chairman & CEO Jack Welch on The Kudlow Report last night.

  • Plus, a look at what the stimulus package means for the homebuilders, Washington's plans for the banks and executive compensation.

  • Stock Picker: Wait For Growth, Buy the Dividends Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 10:31 AM ET

    The unemployment rate is at 7.2 percent, that's just for openers, and investors should plan accordingly, according to Michael Yoshikami of YCMNET Advisors.  He feels portfolios should be built on shares of companies with safe dividend returns, because those waiting for growth are going to wait a long time.

  • Three Reasons Why Stocks Have Become So Volatile Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 4:16 PM ET
    Traders at SIG Specialists trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange talk among themselves shortly after the opening bell Monday, April 18, 2005, in New York.  Stocks regained some stability Monday following a three-day selloff as strong first-quarter earnings and a pair of merger announcements lent some support to a market battered by worries about economic growth.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    When volume is light—as it typically is in bear markets—the actions of a relatively small number of investors can have a profound impact on stock prices.

  • Immelt: US Faces 'Tough Times,' Global Growth Strong Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 11:37 AM ET

    U.S. consumers are going to continue to feel pain until housing prices stabilize, even though global growth remains mostly strong, General Electric Chairman Jeff Immelt said.

  • GE Sale of Appliance Unit May Not Help Stock Much Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 12:10 PM ET
    GE

    General Electric planned sale of its 100-year-old appliance unit makes sense to some investors, but any deal would have only a limited effect on the conglomerate's battered share price.

  • GE Plans to Sell Appliances Unit for Up to $8 Billion Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 5:40 PM ET
    GE

    General Electric plans to auction off its appliances business for as much as $8 billion, ending the company's long association with so-called "white goods," the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Hospital Equipment Makers: Are They In The ER? Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 11:40 AM ET
    GE

    On Friday I did a sidebar story on what might be ailing General Electric's healthcare business. (Disclosure: CNBC is owned by NBC Universal, which is a unit of GE). It was responsible for a penny of the earnings miss. On "Squawk Box" that morning CEO Jeff Immelt said the longer-than-expected closure of a manufacturing plant was partially to blame.