Finance en GE's Results Weren't That Bad, But Disappointments Add Up <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Shares of the $271 billion maker of ultrasound machines and artificial-lift equipment fell as much as 2.2% on Friday, as fourth-quarter sales came in lower than what analysts had anticipated.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance The Latest Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:15:00 +0000 531101 at Getty Images P&G Gets Boost from Push to Get Shoppers to Buy Pricier Products <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>David Taylor, who took over as PG’s CEO in November 2015 after 35 years with the company, pledged to make the owner of Tide, Pampers and Olay a more nimble and innovative competitor. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance The Latest Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:44:00 +0000 530961 at Weighed Down by Oil Slump, GE Misses Revenue Estimates <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Revenue clearly was a bit light,” according to one industry analyst. “I don’t see any signs of big problems, but it was a grind quarter.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Budgeting & Reporting Companies & Executives Treasury & Cash Management Finance Leadership The Latest Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:58:00 +0000 530821 at Alex Wong, Getty Images Takata Shares Dive 17% on Bankruptcy Restructuring Report <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Autoliv and Key Safety Systems are both expected to present proposals to turn around Takata as early as this week, news that sent the Japanese airbag maker’s stock plummeting 17% in a day.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Treasury & Cash Management Finance Global Economy The Latest Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:40:00 +0000 528871 at Siemens CEO Kaeser Says Osram Spinoff Has Now 'Grown Up' <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“They had to do a lot of restructuring; we always said we would be there as a protective parent as long as they are in this re-positioning and re-calibration” phase, Kaeser said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Strategic Planning & Execution Finance The Latest Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:56:00 +0000 528581 at <p>Siemens AG Chief Executive Officer Joe Kaeser</p> Copyright Justin Sullivan, Getty Images British American Tobacco Wins Reynolds with Sweetened Bid <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Combined, the two companies would overtake Philip Morris International Inc. as the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company by revenue. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Finance The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:27:00 +0000 523971 at Copyright Getty Images China Investors Have Money, Want Biotech and Don’t Fear Trump <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"China has a “huge pile of money’’ and a lot of new venture capital firms, but a limited number of homegrown drug startups to invest in," said Kevin Chen, of the China Fund.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Finance The Latest Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:05:00 +0000 521871 at FCA Plummets After EPA Alleges Emissions Cheating <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One day after Volkswagen settled with the DoJ, Fiat Chrysler is now fielding accusations that installed emissions-cheating software in about 100,000 vehicles.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Environment Finance Global Economy The Latest Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:23:00 +0000 520211 at <p>FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne speaks at the September 2016 opening of a new plant in Michigan.</p> Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Boston Scientific Rises as CEO Eases Worry on Growth Prospects <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>CEO says revenue growth from existing businesses is accelerating as the company moves into higher-margin and faster-growing areas, but operating profit margin is lower than its competitors’ which might cause further cuts. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance The Latest Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:08:00 +0000 518711 at Boston Scientific Corp A Trump Tax Cut Could Add $8.2 Billion to Reynolds Price Tag <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Trump’s tax proposals give Reynolds more ammunition to negotiate a bump to the offer,” said Owen Bennett, an analyst at Jefferies. Bennett estimates that a 25% corporate tax rate would increase the fair value of Reynolds by about $5 a share, while a cut to 15% would boost it by more than $10 a share.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance The Latest Trump and Manufacturing Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:54:00 +0000 518521 at