In quarterly reports this week, Starbucks is expected to have double-digit growth in revenue and earnings, and IBM double-digit declines.
Sweden's Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion, boosting its presence on the North American market.
General Electric is targeting late July for the initial public offering of its credit card business, named Synchrony Financial, the conglomerate says.
GE is in talks to sell its century-old household appliances business for as much as $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reports, citing anonymous sources.
GE's retail credit-card business has agreed to pay $169 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against Hispanic credit card customers.
General Electric filed for an initial public offering of its North American consumer lending business as part of CEO Jeffrey Immelt's effort to reduce credit risks.
GE says its net income rose 5 percent in the fourth quarter on rising profits from the sale of aircraft engines, oil and gas drilling equipment and appliances.
GE's credit card division will refund $34.1 million to consumers who government regulators say were misled.
GE is reportedly preparing to spin off its huge credit card business, as it seeks to reduce the size of its financial business to put more emphasis on its industrial products.
General Electric posted a slight gain in net income in the second quarter and said its U.S. operations are picking up steam.
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Federal regulators have proposed that a group of firms that aren't banks be deemed potential threats to the financial system that need stricter government oversight.
General Electric discovered it was financing a small number of firearm purchases in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school shootings and has moved to stop future loans.
GE reported a first-quarter profit in line with Wall Street's expectations on Friday, as the conglomerate sold more jet engines and shed its stake in NBC Universal.
GE plans to further expand its holdings in the energy industry by buying oilfield-services provider Lufkin Industries for about $2.98 billion.
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