OPINION

AS a rule in life, as soon as someone starts talking about "intangibles", it is time to be suspicious. A mediocre athlete who is worth his place on the team because of his intangible qualities...

AMERICAN industrial giant General Electric (GE) will be investing up to US$60 million (S$81.6 million) in its service centre here to develop its gas turbine repair capabilities.

[NEW YORK] General Electric Co plans to repurchase up to US$5 billion of dollar and euro-denominated debt as the company seeks to cut its debt load as part of its turnaround.

[NEW YORK] General Electric lifted its full-year profit forecast on Wednesday, while warning that US-China trade tensions and the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max planes remain lingering...

THE US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens AG, General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme...

[WASHINGTON] US authorities on Tuesday charged a Chinese engineer and his partner with "economic espionage" for allegedly stealing technology from General Electric, the Justice Department said....

[NEW YORK] General Electric reported a profitable fourth quarter Thursday amid a big annual loss as it announced a preliminary US$1.5 billion settlement with US officials over subprime mortgages...

[BELFORT, France] US energy giant General Electric plans to slash up to 468 jobs across France, union sources said Tuesday.

THE BOTTOM LINE

GENERAL Electric and Sears have fallen on hard times, and that tells us a lot about US capitalism. Both were once great enterprises, symbols of American ingenuity and imagination. The temptation...

GENERAL Electric Co shook up its ailing power business again on Monday, naming a CEO for its new gas-power division and bringing a veteran GE executive back from retirement to help.