Articles About General Electric

Author:
Charles C. Henry
Posted:
04.06.2017

Location is Essential in the Highly-Competitive Millennial Job Market

The race is on for companies looking to attract young, talented employees. According to a recent study, Millennial workers place more value on a potential job’s location and amenities than young workers have in the past. No longer are recent college graduates simply content with moving to wherever they can find steady employment. This has led to an interesting development in the world of commercial real estate, as companies are beginning to develop their office spaces and move their corporate headquarters to more desirable locations to Millennials.

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
10.18.2012

Who Are the 47 Percent?

Will the real 47 percent please stand up?  Although Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in a now famously leaked video suggested that nearly half of Americans believe that they are victims for relying on Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, unemployment benefits, etc., we thought it might be helpful to look at who benefits the most from […]

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Author:
Mark McDowell
Posted:
02.15.2012

LED Lightbulbs More Affordable, Easy on the Electric Bill

If you’d like to slash your electric bill, switch to the LED light bulb, the “light-emitting diode” that General Electric invented 50 years ago.  Now, LED bulbs are the focus of intense competition among all of the major lighting manufacturers.  “There are two races going on,” said Todd Manegold, LED product manager for Philips Electric. […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
08.22.2011

Warren Buffet Bullish on U.S. Credit Rating

Standard & Poor’s may have downgraded the United States credit rating from AAA to AA+ and the bears may have taken over Wall Street, but the Berkshire Hathaway chairman and billionaire Warren Buffett believes that the nation deserves a AAAA rating. In a recent appearance on CNBC, Buffett said that he still believes that the […]

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Author:
Mark McDowell
Posted:
06.29.2011

GE Enters the Solar Power Business

The nation’s largest conglomerate – General Electric – is getting into the solar business in a big way with the firm’s announcement that it is investing $600 million to build a new solar-panel manufacturing plant as it pursues what it thinks could be a $3 billion business by 2015.  The firm, already a leader in […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
02.16.2011

It’s the Jobs, Stupid.

President Obama recently took a short stroll from the White House and through Lafayette Park to give a speech in what might be termed enemy territory – the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The subject was jobs and what the Chamber can do to jump start hiring by the companies that form its membership.  Noting that […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
01.27.2011

Federal Reserve Comes Clean on Who Received Bailout Money

At the instruction of Congress, the Federal Reserve has released the names of the approximately 21,000 recipients of $3.3 trillion in aid provided during the financial meltdown –without doubt the nation’s worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.  Not surprisingly, two of the top beneficiaries were Bank of America and Wells Fargo, who received approximately […]

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