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  • *Google leads tech advance; GE slips after earnings. *Obama condemns Russia after Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine. President Barack Obama demanded that Russia stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine a day after the downing of a Malaysian airline by a surface-to-air missile, which he said was fired from rebel territory.

  • July 18- The success of General Electric Co's impending initial public offering for its private-label credit card unit could ride on investors' willingness to bet that a lukewarm consumer-led U.S. economic recovery heats up.

  • Stocks end with weekly gains as Ukraine tensions ebb Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 4:17 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    Stocks rose Friday, with the S&P 500 rebounding from its largest drop since April 10.

  • *Obama condemns Russia after Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine. NEW YORK, July 18- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, rebounding a day after the S&P 500 suffered its worst decline since April 10, with the benchmark index on track to post a modest gain for the week.

  • Midday movers: Blackstone, GE, RealPage & More Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 12:44 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • Treasury yields cling to lows on global unrest Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    US Treasury yields held to lows, taking in stride weaker-than-expected data and keeping the safe-haven flows from tension in Ukraine and Israel.

  • *GE, IBM shares drop after earnings. Market participants will keep a close eye on geopolitical tensions, as the United States said Friday it could not rule out that Russia may have assisted separatists in firing a missile that likely downed a Malaysian airliner Thursday at the Ukraine- Russia border, killing nearly 300 people.

  • Early Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    General Electric Co. fell$. 30 or 1.1 percent, to $26.31. Snap-On rose$. 73 or. 6 percent, to $124.60. Whirlpool Corp. rose $1.29 or. 9 percent, to $140.25.

  • July 18- General Electric Co's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, said it expects to raise up to $3.25 billion in a public offering of shares, in what is expected to be the biggest U.S. The offering of 125 million shares is expected to be priced at between $23 and $26 per share, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.

  • *GE, IBM shares drop after earnings. Investors will continue to keep a close eye on geopolitical tensions, as world leaders demanded an investigation after a Malaysian airliner was downed at the Ukraine- Russia border and Israel announced the start of a Gaza ground campaign on Thursday.

  • The company said it expects to price the offering of 125 million shares at between $23 and $26 per share, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.

  • Changing face of GE     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew breaks down General Electric's Q2 operating earnings and discusses the spinoff "Synchrony."

  • NEW YORK, July 18- U.S. stocks were poised for a slightly higher open on Friday, after the S&P 500 suffered its worst decline since April 10 and was on track for a second straight weekly decline, ahead of data on consumer sentiment.

  • Geopolitics to guide Wall Street on Friday Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 8:24 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher Wall Street open on Friday.

  • July 18- General Electric Co reported a 13- percent jump in quarterly net income Friday on improved sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment, and said it was targeting the initial public offering of its private-label credit-card business for the end of the month.

  • Early movers: SHPG, GE, AMZN, FDX, GOOG & more Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:51 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • NEW YORK, July 18- U.S. stock index futures rose modestly on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to bounce from its biggest decline since April 10, ahead of data on consumer sentiment.

  • GE profit rises, helped by jet engine, oil equipment Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:19 AM ET
    A mechanic works to hang a gearbox on a CF6-80C2 jet engine at General Electric's GE Aviation factory in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    GE posted a 13 percent rise in net income, helped by increases in sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment.

  • GE targets late July for credit card IPO Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    NEW YORK— General Electric is targeting late July for the initial public offering of its credit card business, named Synchrony Financial. General Electric Co. is trying to become a more focused industrial conglomerate by shedding other divisions such as NBC Universal, real estate and some banking operations.

  • GE 2Q profit jumps 13 pct on aviation, oil and gas Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    NEW YORK— General Electric's net income rose 13 percent in the second quarter on strong performance from its aviation and oil and gas divisions. GE said it plans to sell 15 percent of the company, to be called Synchrony Financial, and raise $3.1 billion in the process.