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  • GE’s Immelt Pursuing Biggest Deal in Bid to Boost Growth

    Buying Alstom SA would be Jeffrey Immelt’s biggest attempt yet to reverse a 35 percent slump in General Electric Co.’s shares on his watch as sales growth languishes.

  • Mickey Rooney, Jim Flaherty, Peaches Geldof: Obits This Week

    This week’s notable deaths included an Oscar-winning child star who kept working into his 90s; one of Canada’s longest-serving finance ministers who stepped down last month to work in the private sector; and a model and U.K. television personality whose punk rocker father staged concerts to raise money for famine relief. Below are summaries of these and other obituaries from the past week.

  • Welch Elaborates on His Attack on U.S. Unemployment Data

    Jack Welch, the former chief executive officer of General Electric Co. who ignited a controversy by suggesting the Obama administration altered the U.S. unemployment rate for political gain, said the jobs calculation was flawed and contradicted by other evidence.

  • Welch Conspiracy Theory on Jobs Data Not Tied to Reality

    As conspiracy theories go, Jack Welch’s had all the elements. There were two opposing sides who rarely believe each other about anything. There is almost no way to prove it isn’t true, either.

  • Welch Leaves Reuters, Fortune After Twitter-Post Backlash

    Jack Welch, the former chief executive officer of General Electric Co., will stop writing for Thomson Reuters Corp. and Fortune magazine after backlash to his Twitter post suggesting President Barack Obama’s administration manipulated employment data for political gain.

  • GE Ex-CEO Takes On White House Via Twitter Over Jobs Data

    Jack Welch used his Twitter account to challenge the Obama administration over the surprise drop in the September U.S. unemployment rate, saying the data were manipulated for political gain.

  • Jack Welch Could Help Improve U.S. Jobs Data

    Last week, after the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced an unexpected decline in September’s unemployment rate, former General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer Jack Welch questioned the credibility of the data.

  • Apple Manager Mystique Tempts Google in Search for Talent: Tech

    Apple Inc. is known for producing great products, like the iPod. Now Google Inc. with its acquisition of Nest Labs Inc. and its Apple alumni founder Tony Fadell, is hoping it produces great leaders who can replicate that success as well.

  • Jack Welch’s Partner Dammerman Who Helped Revive GE Dies

    Dennis Dammerman, the man Jack Welch picked to help extricate General Electric Co. from a bond- trading scandal at its former Kidder, Peabody Group Inc. unit, has died. He was 67.

  • Jack Welch’s Partner Dammerman Who Helped Revive GE Dies

    Dennis Dammerman, the man Jack Welch picked to help extricate General Electric Co. from a bond- trading scandal at its former Kidder, Peabody Group Inc. unit, has died. He was 67.

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