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5 ways GE plays the tax game

General Electric's tax department is famous for inventing ways to pay Uncle Sam less. So it should come as no surprise that its CEO, Jeff Immelt, is in the crosshairs as the new chairman of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.... Read more»

The year in Wall Street investigations

Prosecutors, regulators, Congress and journalists spent the year uncovering financial shenanigans that brought the market to its knees. It's been marked by a few blockbuster settlements and more revealing investigations — as well as by some noticeable inaction. ... Read more»

Cheat sheet: Where the Fed’s trillions went

A provision in the financial reform law forced the Federal Reserve to disclose the details of the trillions it lent out at the height of the recent financial crisis.... Read more»

The New Democrats: A coalition Pharma and Wall Street love

When the Democrats took control of Congress in 2007 they promised a new era to end the excesses of what they labeled a Republican "culture of corruption." Today, however, many of the same techniques and tactics are still in use, this time by Democrats. ... Read more»

Paulson book: Behind the scenes, GE’s top exec confided credit woes

As the financial crisis worsened, CEO Immelt and other leaders at GE repeatedly assured the public that there was no need to worry about the company’s ability to access credit.... Read more»