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  • PREVIEW-Low oil prices put pressure on GE shares Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 2:22 PM ET

    Jan 22- For massive conglomerate General Electric Co, the plunge in oil prices stands to both help and hurt. Since 2007, GE has invested $14 billion in this once-fast-growing unit through acquisitions. "We recognize that lower oil prices will affect this business, but no one knows how much yet," said Charlie Smith, chief investment officer of Fort Pitt Capital, which...

  • Yet that's what the 22- year-old has been doing for the past two years as part of a partnership between 3 M and the Bluegrass Community& Technical College. Stories like hers mean a lot to Kentucky manufacturers, who are having a hard time finding skilled workers for their increasingly technical plants. The expansion includes some of the state's largest...

  • Time to cut the cord on global power grid Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 2:59 PM ET

    It's time for energy utilities and grids to cut the old-school cord, says Terry Tamminen.

  • Weak oil, strong dollar dominate market chatter Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 4:23 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    There are three macro themes that are continuing to play out in 2015, all driven by bandwagon mentality.

  • Microsoft is rushing to catch Amazon in the cloud Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks past the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash.

    Microsoft won the software game by selling its Windows suite to the biggest companies. Scott Guthrie's job is to reach some of the smallest.

  • Cramer’s perfect recipe for a Santa Claus rally Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 6:13 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Jim Cramer is seeing some good signs in the economy right now. Could they be the perfect ingredients for a Santa Claus rally?

  • Chinese pollution, American profits Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:43 PM ET
    A man wearing a 3M mask in Beijing

    China's severe pollution problems have been a boon to at least one big American company.

  • You won't believe these company perks Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Companies are rolling out a growing list of lifestyle-oriented benefits aimed at engaging and retaining top talent. Here are the tops.

  • Cramer: A boom is coming, thanks to Goldilocks Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    Jim Cramer thinks that a boom could be coming, if only Goldilocks could defeat these three bears standing in the way.

  • *Buyback, dividend hike, guidance lift Boeing, 3 M, CVS. NEW YORK, Dec 16- The Dow and S&P 500 were holding onto small gains in volatile trading Tuesday afternoon, helped by a rebound in energy shares and investor bets the Federal Reserve will be cautious in removing support in the face of a more fragile global economy. U.S. crude, which fell as much as 4.1 percent, was last...

  • *Buyback, dividend hike, guidance lift Boeing, 3 M, CVS. NEW YORK, Dec 16- U.S. stocks rose in a volatile Tuesday session as energy shares rallied and investors bet the Federal Reserve will be cautious in removing support in the face of a more fragile global economy. "Perhaps markets think the Fed will not be as on-schedule on taking out that language," said Quincy Krosby,...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- U.S. stocks rose in a volatile Tuesday session as energy shares rallied, and on bets the Federal Reserve will be cautious in removing support in the face of a more fragile global economy. Adding to global concerns, data showed factory activity shrinking in China and euro zone business growth remaining weak. "Perhaps markets think the Fed will not be...

  • Traders focus on Russia and collateral oil damage Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
    A woman walks past a board listing foreign currency rates against the Russian ruble outside an exchange office in Moscow on December 16, 2014.

    Emerging markets are looking weak, and the effects of oil's plunge is spreading through the market.

  • 3M sees 2015 sales up 3-6%, boosts dividend Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    3M said it expected organic sales to rise 3 percent to 6 percent in 2015, excluding the effect of foreign exchange rates.

  • Dec 16- 3 M Co, a maker of adhesives, abrasives and other products for a variety of industries, said it expected organic sales to rise 3-6 percent in 2015, excluding the effect of foreign exchange rates. Greater China area, which represents about 20 percent of international sales, continues to represent the biggest growth opportunity for 3 M in the next three years,...

  • Early Movers: MMM, AMZN, IHG, BA, KO & more Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • 3M expects 2015 sales to grow 3-6 pct; raises dividend Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 6:19 AM ET

    Dec 16- 3 M Co, a maker of adhesives, abrasives and other products for a variety of industries, said it expected organic sales to rise 3-6 percent in 2015, excluding the effect of foreign exchange rates. 3 M, whose products include Post-it notes and film for flat-panel televisions, forecast 2015 earnings of $8.00- $8.30 per share. Analysts on an average were expecting...

  • Cramer: These could be hidden market opportunities Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    With low oil prices causing fear in investors, Jim Cramer spells out the opportunities that could be hidden in the market next week.

  • Cramer Remix: My advice to investors Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:09 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer shares what you need to get started in this market and reveals his top tips to be successful.

  • Cramer’s tips for teaching children about investing Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:56 PM ET

    Jim Cramer thinks it is never too early to teach kids about investing, and shared his top tips on how to get started.