Airbus and Boeing won pledges for big purchases of their lucrative long-haul wide-body jets at the Paris Air Show on Monday, raising hopes that demand is recovering following the worldwide recession.
There's a new dish that's been crafted in several Hill offices: the Congressional Omelet. It's a fairly simple recipe — scramble a bunch of eggs and mix them with a hefty helping of bureaucratic molasses.
Recently, General Electric announced that its GE Capital unit would discontinue lending to gun and ammunition manufacturers ("GE Capital cuts lending deals for gun shops," Web, April 25). Under the leadership of current CEO and Chairman Jeffrey Immelt, not only has GE become an investor's worst nightmare — with stock prices during his tenure hovering in the $20s — but this once-outstanding and proud enterprise has also become a corporate slug on the political underbelly of the Obama administration.
The lending arm of General Electric, GE Capital, cut off funding to retail owners whose main business venture is to sell guns.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell imagines a day in the not-too-distant future when players could be checked to determine whether their genetic makeup leaves them more likely to develop brain disease.
A group of top corporate executives is calling on President Obama to enact comprehensive energy policies so that industry might have an idea on how best to proceed in developing the nation's energy sources.
Is General Electric letting Comcast gobble up the NBCUniversal media empire at a bargain price? Wall Street thinks so.
General Electric is saying goodbye to 30 Rock _ the building and the TV business born there.
Stocks edged lower Wednesday, pulling indexes down from near-record levels.