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  • Lawmakers Say They'll Revisit Taxes: GE Tells Employees It's Looking Elsewhere

    Lawmakers Say They'll Revisit Taxes: GE Tells Employees It's Looking Elsewhere
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democratic and Republican legislative leaders said Thursday they are open to tweaking the tax side of a budget that has alarmed several large Connecticut employers. At the same time, General Electric told...
  • Early Test Vote Passes; House Starts Budget Debate Before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday

    Early Test Vote Passes; House Starts Budget Debate Before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday
    After an all-day marathon that lasted until after the sun rose, the state House of Representatives narrowly passed an early test vote Wednesday morning to support the Democratic two-year, $40 billion budget that increases taxes on corporations,...
  • State Budget Is An Attack On The Modern Economy

    State Budget Is An Attack On The Modern Economy
    There are two ways to look at the warning — the threat, really — issued Monday by General Electric on the tax agreement that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his fellow Democrats reached over the weekend. First, it's stunning on its face that the...
  • Investing: Earn more with dividend-paying stocks

    Many firms are paying generous yields today and are likely to boost their dividends in the future. You can find plenty of good funds that focus on dividends. Start with Vanguard Dividend Growth (symbol VDIGX), a member of the Kiplinger 25. Its biggest...
  • Another Humdrum Year Of Obscene CEO Paydays

    Another Humdrum Year Of Obscene CEO Paydays
    It's that time of year again, when the azaleas are in bloom and corporate shareholder meetings come and go with almost no comment on how much the CEO pulled in the year before. The crop this year is about on par with previous years, with the 17 CEOs at...
  • Investing: Buffett's best dividend stocks

    This year's annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on May 2 promises to be extra special as Berkshire celebrates its 50th anniversary. CEO Warren Buffett, who is 84 years old, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, 91, are likely to address what's...
  • Big differences divide Democrats, GOP on overhauling U.S. tax code

    Big differences divide Democrats, GOP on overhauling U.S. tax code
    Despite optimistic talk from Democrats and Republicans about overhauling the tax code, General Electric Co. recently showed that corporate executives aren't holding their breath for a bipartisan deal any time soon. GE said last week that as part of a...
  • GE Posts $13.6 Billion Loss On Finance Unit Sale

    GE Posts $13.6 Billion Loss On Finance Unit Sale
    NEW YORK (AP) — The industrial heart of General Electric, the company's new focus, posted lower revenue and earnings in the first quarter amid an enormous overall loss resulting from its recently-announced sale of most of the assets in its finance...
  • GE To Begin 6th Season Of Dredging For PCBs Amid Calls To Expand Project

    GREEN ISLAND, N.Y.— A group of environmentalists and elected officials renewed their call Tuesday for a broader cleanup of the upper-Hudson River as a final year of dredging looms. General Electric Co., based in Fairfield, Conn., is scheduled to...
  • GE's Shedding Of Financial Unit Signals Return To Industrial Roots

    GE's Shedding Of Financial Unit Signals Return To Industrial Roots
    Fairfield-based General Electric is leaving the lending business, a major source of both profit and risk, as it continues to whittle its focus down to an industrial core. The company said Friday that it will sell most of its GE Capital assets over the...
  • GE casting off lending business in return to its industrial roots

    GE casting off lending business in return to its industrial roots
      After a 30-year fling with finance, GE is going back to its workbench. General Electric Co. said it is selling the bulk of its giant GE Capital unit and returning to its roots as a “simpler” industrial company. Friday's announcement by...