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Ge Reignites Break-up Talk After 11 Billion Insurance Tax Hit

NEW YORK – General Electric Co (GE.N) indicated it is looking closely at breaking itself up on Tuesday as the conglomerate announced more than $11 billion in...

Ge Renews Break-up Talk After 11 Billion Insurance Tax Hit

– General Electric Co again raised the prospect of breaking up the conglomerate on Tuesday as it announced more than $11 billion in charges from its long-term care...

Ge Renews Break-up Talk As It Discloses 11 Billion Fourth Quarter Hit

– General Electric Co again raised the prospect of breaking up the conglomerate on Tuesday as it announced more than $11 billion in charges from its long-term care...

Dow Briefly Tops 26000 Mark

– The Dow eased slightly after hitting the 26,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday, as earnings season got off to a strong start following upbeat results from...

Us Warily Eyeing New Russian Air Defenses In Crimea

BRUSSELS – The United States is assessing the security implications of Russia’s latest deployment of S-400 air defenses to Crimea, a U.S. military official...

German Strikes Spread To Daimler Union Mulls Escalation

BERLIN/FRANKFURT – Tens of thousands of German industrial workers downed tools on Tuesday in support of trade union IG Metall’s demands for a 6 percent pay...

Japan Issues False Alarm Over Missile Launch Days After Hawaii Alert Gaffe

TOKYO – Japanese public broadcaster NHK issued a false alarm on Tuesday saying North Korea appeared to have launched a missile and urging people to take shelter,...

Ge To Take 62 Billion Hit From Insurance Portfolio

– General Electric Co will take a $6.2 billion charge in its fourth quarter results for a more than decade-old insurance portfolio covering long-term healthcare...

Some 10000 Daimler Employees Strike In Push For Higher Wages

BERLIN – Some 10,000 workers at German carmaker Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) walked off their shifts for an hour on Tuesday as they sought to persuade employers to give...

Ge To Take 62 Billion Charge In Its Finance Arm

– General Electric Co will record an after-tax charge of $6.2 billion in its fourth quarter results as part of an ongoing review of its finance arm’s...