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March 31, 2014
08:36 EDTGEGE Healthcare announces new Visipaque study results
GE Healthcare, a unit of GE, announced results from a new study, which showed that patients receiving Visipaquetm reported less discomfort, characterized by heat or cold sensation or pain upon injection, than patients receiving Isovue 370 mg I/ml during peripheral arteriography. As with other iodinated contrast agents, Visipaque is often associated with sensations of discomfort, warmth or pain. While this study was not powered to detect a difference in image quality, the number of subjects with image quality rated as excellent was numerically greater in the Visipaque group versus the Isovue group, but the difference was not statistically significant. Discomfort impacted image quality in 6.5% of Isovue subject images and in 3.2% of Visipaque subject images. Serious, life-threatening and fatal reactions, mostly of cardiovascular origin, have been associated with the administration of iodine-containing contrast media, including Visipaque. Most deaths occur during injection or five to ten minutes later. As with other contrast agents, Visipaque is often associated with sensations of discomfort, warmth or pain.
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March 4, 2015
08:54 EDTGEGE to provide Stockholm Vatten with MBR equipment
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07:23 EDTGEGE CEO Immelt not leaving the company, TheStreet reports
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March 3, 2015
11:03 EDTGEAnalyst says GE's Immelt may leave in industrial CEO exodus, Bloomberg says
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10:52 EDTGEGeneral Electric March weekly volatility elevated, shares near three-month high
General Electric March weekly call option implied volatility is at 19, March is at 15, April and May is at 14, ; compared to its 26-week average of 15 according to Track Data, suggesting large near term price movement.
February 25, 2015
05:22 EDTGEGE Healthcare selected as strategic partner by Kenyan Ministry of Health
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February 24, 2015
18:02 EDTGEGeneral Electric director purchases $20M of company stock
According to regulatory filings, GE director William G. Beattie purchased 800,000 shares of GE for $20,096,000 on February 18 and 19.
February 23, 2015
12:07 EDTGEEU opens probe in GE's proposed acquisition of Alstom's energy business
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether General Electric's (GE) proposed acquisition of the Thermal Power, Renewable Power & Grid businesses of Alstom (ALSMY) is in line with the EU Merger Regulation. The Commissionís preliminary investigation indicates potential competition concerns in the market for heavy-duty gas turbines which are mainly used in gas-fired power plants. The transaction would bring together the activities of GE, the world's largest manufacturer of heavy-duty gas turbines, with those of Alstom, eliminating one of the three main global competitors to GE in this market. The opening of an in-depth inquiry does not prejudge the final result of the investigation. The Commission now has 90 working days, until 8 July, to take a final decision. Reference Link
February 20, 2015
08:26 EDTGEArc Logistics to acquire all membership interests Joliet Bulk for $216M
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February 18, 2015
11:14 EDTGEGE, Alstom deal likely to face intense EU scrutiny, Reuters says
General Electric's (GE) deal for Alstom's (ALSMY) power equipment business is likely to face an intense EU antitrust investigation, says Reuters, citing people familiar with the matter. Reference Link
07:07 EDTGEBarclays to hold a conference
Industrial Select Conference is being held in Miami on February 18-19.

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