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  • 7 Crucial Stretches for Post-Workout Recovery @ Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 7 hours ago

    Stretching after a workout is crucial to preventing injury. Here are the seven most important stretches to dedicate your post-workout routine to.

  • Asia stocks rise in abbreviated trading Associated Press - 22 hours ago

    Asian stocks were mostly higher in trading muted by Good Friday observance. Markets in Europe, the U.S. and many countries in Asia were closed for the holiday. Oil trading also was suspended. Among the ...

  • The General Electric Evolution Continues @ Seeking Alpha - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 12:20 PM EDT

    I have been very interested in General Electric Co. ( GE ) over the past few years because of its move to restructure itself and become less dependent upon financial services. As is well known, General ...

  • Asian stocks higher, U.S. markets closed for Good Friday @ USA TODAY - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 7:32 AM EDT

    Asian stocks were mostly higher in trading muted by Good Friday observance.

  • Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: GOOGL IBM SNA ED KEY @ TheStreet.com - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 6:00 AM EDT

    Snap-on is an innovative tech company, ConEd is a keeper and KeyCorp is a buy.

  • Asian stocks mostly higher after mixed US earnings Associated Press - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 11:40 PM EDT

    Asian stocks were mostly higher Friday despite mixed U.S. earnings reports with many of the region's exchanges closed for Good Friday. Oil trading also was suspended for the holiday. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 ...

  • PPG Industries' CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript @ Seeking Alpha - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 8:49 PM EDT

    Chuck Bunch Thank you, Vince. And welcome, everyone. We appreciate your continued interest in PPG Industries.

  • Cost to buy F-35 up 2 pct; to operate down 9 pct -Pentagon Reuters - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:07 PM EDT

    The Pentagon on Thursday forecast the cost of developing and buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet at $398.6 billion, up 2 percent from last year, but said the projected cost to operate and maintain the jets was down about 9 percent. The total cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the Pentagon's costliest weapons …

  • PPG sees broad growth in Q1 Investor's Business Daily - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 6:43 PM EDT

    Shares of the maker of coatings, glass and chemicals for aerospace, automotive and other industries reported a 25% jump in Q1 EPS to $1.98, beating estimates by 11 cents. Sales rose 9% to $3.64 bil, roughly ...

  • [$$] Pentagon Official Criticizes F-35 Costs @ The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 6:33 PM EDT

    A senior Pentagon official lashed out at Pratt & Whitney, saying the unit is failing to meet commitments to cut costs for engines for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 6:01 PM EDT

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies were mixed at the close of trading: General Electric Co. rose $.44 or 1.7 percent, to $26.56. Snap-On rose $3.38 or 3.0 percent, to $115.94. Stanley Works ...

  • Will A Positive Earning Report Help Cherokee (CHKE) Stock? @ TheStreet.com - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 5:10 PM EDT

    Cherokee (CHKE) posted a year over year 7.7% net revenue increase in fiscal 2014 to $28.6 million.

  • For today’s webcast, we have our Chairman and CEO, Jeff Immelt; Now I’d like to turn it over to our Chairman and CEO, Jeff Immelt.

  • The Top 7 Dividend Aristocrats From 1989 To 2014 @ Seeking Alpha - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 4:43 PM EDT

    The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of S&P 500 stocks that have paid increasing dividends for 25+ years and meet certain market cap and volume restrictions. In 1989, 26 businesses were on the Dividend ...

  • The Pentagon on Thursday forecast the cost of developing and buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet at $398.6 billion, up 2 percent from last year, but said the projected cost to operate and maintain the jets was down about 9 percent. The total cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the Pentagon's costliest weapons …

  • An unmanned U.S. Navy helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp and a precision ship-landing system built by Raytheon Co face mandatory reviews that could lead to their cancellation after quantity reductions drove unit costs sharply higher in 2013, the Pentagon announced on Thursday. Senior defense officials said the cost …

  • Lockheed F-35 Projected Cost Rises 1.9% to $398.6 Billion @ Bloomberg - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 4:30 PM EDT

    The projected cost to develop and produce Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) ’s F-35 fighter, the Pentagon’s costliest weapons system, has risen 1.9 percent in the past year to $398.6 billion, according to estimates released today. The $7.4 billion increase from $391.2 billion includes the aircraft and the engines produced by …

  • Why Danaher (DHR) Stock Is Down Today @ TheStreet.com - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 4:24 PM EDT

    Danaher (DHR) second quarter guidance misses analysts estimates

  • Is An ‘Outperform’ in General Electric’s Future? @ Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 3:28 PM EDT

    General Electric stock has been trending higher over the past several quarters and is currently trading near highs for the year.

  • Sherwin-Williams Beats on Earnings in Q1 Zacks - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 3:10 PM EDT

    Sherwin-Williams' earnings rose roughly 2.7% year over year to $1.14 per share in the first quarter of 2014 from $1.11 per share a year ago. Earnings for the first quarter include loss from acquisitions ...

  • When GE CEO Jeff Immelt says he's confident the economy can continue to carry gains in industrial orders, he's not alone. MAPI's latest survey of manufacturers finds plenty of like-minded executives.

  • Danaher's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript Seeking Alpha - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 2:36 PM EDT

    At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Danaher Corporation First Quarter 2014 Earnings Results Conference Call. On the call today are Larry Culp, our President and Chief Executive Officer; We are also joined by Steve Rales, our Chairman of the Board.

  • General Electric: Back To The Basics @ Seeking Alpha - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:46 PM EDT

    While General Electric ( GE ) had a bad run earlier in the year, declining 10% in late January, the stock now seems to be regaining its footing, up 5% over the past month. The company is in the midst of ...

  • GE industrial profit boost underscores strategy, shares up Reuters - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:33 PM EDT

    "The big story is the organic revenue growth," said Tim Ghriskey, chief investment officer of Solaris Asset Management, which owns GE shares. The results underscored GE Chief Executive Officer Jeff Immelt's strategy to focus the company even more on manufacturing of large industrial products as he reduces the company's …

  • 3 Chemicals Stocks Driving The Industry Higher @ TheStreet.com - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:02 PM EDT

    TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the energy industry higher today.

  • Dow Today: General Electric (GE) Higher @ TheStreet.com - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be General Electric (NYSE: GE ), which is sporting a 60-cent gain (+2.3%) bringing the stock to $26.72.

  • Danaher CEO Change, Guidance Underwhelm Investors @ Investor's Business Daily - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:31 PM EDT

    Scientific instrument maker Danaher (DHR) was down 1.5% in heavy volume in morning trading on the stock market today after it announced a new CEO and guided Q2 a bit below consensus. Late Wednesday, Danaher ...

  • GE's Q1 Operating Earnings Beat by a Whisker Zacks - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

    General Electric's first quarter 2014 results were a mixed bag as although operating earnings decreased year over year, it marginally exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny.

  • Turbocharger sales help Honeywell profit zoom past forecasts Reuters - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:03 PM EDT

    Diversified manufacturer Honeywell International Inc posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by strong sales of turbochargers to help automobiles meet fuel-efficiency standards. "We are in a better spot than we were in a year ago in terms of growth," Chief Financial Officer Tom Szlosek said in …

  • [video] What Do Springsteen and Solar Power Have in Common? @ MarketWatch - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 11:43 AM EDT

    Bruce Springsteen, "The Sopranos," traffic ... many images come to mind when talking about New Jersey, but how about renewable energy? A recent study by TerraVerde Capital Management points to ...

  • Early Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 11:31 AM EDT

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: General Electric Co. rose $.48 or 1.8 percent, to $26.60. Snap-On rose $2.94 or 2.6 percent, to $115.50. Stanley Works rose $.04 ...

  • PPG Industries Tops on Q1 Earnings, Sales Miss Zacks - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 11:17 AM EDT

    PPG Industries' first-quarter 2014 earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate while sales miss.

  • GE Earnings: Industrial Margins Gain as Capital Keeps Winding Down @ Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:40 AM EDT

    GE reported solid first-quarter results that show strength in its Industrial business to account for the winding down of GE Capital.

  • General Electric: The Beginning Of The Industrial Breakout @ Seeking Alpha - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:38 AM EDT

    General Electric ( GE ) posted earnings this morning that beat expectations. Earnings are also getting a lot of play due to the strong results from its industrial businesses. Industrial revenues were up ...

  • Why You Should Plug Into General Electric @ TheStreet.com - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:34 AM EDT

    At around $26 per share, GE is one of the few conglomerate bargains that are left. And CEO Immelt should be left alone to continue what he's started.

  • GE profit falls but beat estimates, outlook strong @ USA TODAY - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:24 AM EDT

    The company said Thursday that it earned $3 billion on revenue of $34.18 billion.

  • Why General Electric (GE) Stock Is Moving Higher Today @ TheStreet.com - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:21 AM EDT

    General Electric (GE) stock is moving higher on Thursday despite reporting a mixed quarter.

  • Honeywell raises outlook as earnings rise @ MarketWatch - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:17 AM EDT

    Maker of aerospace and building control products cites ‘nice momentum’ exiting quarter

  • What Do General Electric and Chipotle Earnings Mean?: StockTwits @ TheStreet.com - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 9:46 AM EDT

    This has been a huge week for earnings. Here's a quick review of today's Chipotle and General Electric earnings reports.

  • Stock Market News for April 17, 2014 Zacks - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 9:29 AM EDT

    Benchmarks ended higher on Wednesday primarily boosted by encouraging industrial production data and better-than-expected Chinese economic data

  • Danaher Beats on Q1 Earnings Zacks - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 9:20 AM EDT

    Danaher Corporation (DHR) reported earnings of 81 cents a share in first-quarter 2014, which surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny and increased 8% from 75 cents in the prior-year quarter.

  • Morning MoneyBeat: Big Blue's Big Drag @ The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 9:16 AM EDT

    If IBM's declines hold through the opening bell, the tech giant alone would subtract about 51 points off the price-weighted Dow Jones Industrial Average.

  • About That TIAA-CREF Deal @ Morningstar - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    Why buy Nuveen?

  • G.E. Posts Strong Growth In Its Industrial Businesses @ The New York Times - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 8:47 AM EDT

    General Electric posted first-quarter net profit of $3 billion and operating earnings of 33 cents a share, slightly above analysts’ estimate.

  • General Electric reported a 15% drop in first quarter profit Thursday morning, a decline related to the company's sale of its stake in NBCUniversal. However, shares of GE are up in early Thursday trading thanks to a 12% boost in industrial segment profits and a positive outlook for the rest of 2014.

  • In the first quarter, the company guides its earnings to fall by 10% annually to around $1.25 per share due to restructuring costs more than offsetting moderate sales growth. However, we figure margin expansion gains driven by these restructuring activities will benefit UTC over the long term.

  • [$$] PPG Industries Volume Growth Buoys Revenue @ The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 8:45 AM EDT

    PPG Industries said its first-quarter revenue rose slightly more than expected as the paint and coating maker's global volume rose 5%.

  • GE industrial profits rise 12 percent, shares up Reuters - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 8:15 AM EDT
    General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt speaks before a panel discussion in Washington

    "The big story is the organic revenue growth," said Tim Ghriskey, chief investment officer of Solaris Asset Management, which owns GE shares. GE Chief Executive Officer Jeff Immelt wants to focus the company even more on manufacturing of large industrial products as he reduces the company's dependence on its GE Capital …

  • Wall Street Dips as Traders Digest Earnings Feast @ Fox Business - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:22 AM EDT

    U.S. equity markets fell mildly on Thursday as traders reviewed a slew of quarterly earnings from high-profile firms.

  • GE, which is increasingly focusing on its traditional manufacturing businesses over its finance unit, posted an 8 percent increase in industrial revenue, even as overall company revenue fell slightly short of Wall Street's target. The industrial margin growth of 50 basis points is "actually a little shy of what I would …

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