Jack Welch

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    If David Einhorn Pulled The Same Stunt On GE That He Pulled On Apple You Can Bet He’d Be Receiving A Western Union Telegram From Grandpa Welch Telling Him To ‘Knock It Off’

    Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch says Apple deserves better than the treatment it’s getting from David Einhorn, the hedge-fund manager pressuring the iPhone maker to cough up dividends. “Look, these guys are after a quick hit. I’d blow him off,” he told CNBC’s “Closing Bell.” “I’d give Einhorn the back of my hand.” Welch […]

    / Mar 8, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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    Jack Welch Still Thinking Things

    One day before the presidential election, the former General Electric Co. chief executive officer again suggested that government figures on employment are being manipulated for political gain. “Every fact says we don’t have a booming economy,” Welch said today in an interview on CNBC. “Something’s wacky here. I didn’t think it was right.” [Bloomberg, earlier]

    / Nov 5, 2012 at 3:27 PM
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    If He Could, Jack Welch Would Go Back In Time And Acquire Time Inc Just To Fire The Entire Fortune Staff The Next Day

    Jack Welch said he will no longer contribute to Fortune following critical coverage of the former CEO of General Electric, saying he would get better “traction” elsewhere. On Friday, Welch suggested that the Obama administration, calling them “these Chicago guys,” had manipulated the monthly jobs report in order to make the economy look better than […]

    / Oct 9, 2012 at 2:06 PM
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    Jack Welch Briefly Emerges From Day Of Back To Back Meetings To Underscore His Seriousness Re: Cooked Jobs Data

    Despite a jam-packed day with no time to comment to reporters, Jack Welch interrupted his schedule this afternoon to tell the Journal he “wasn’t kidding” about his Tweet this morning that the most recent jobs data had been gotten to. Again, because he is so busy, Welch did not have time to elaborate, but he […]

    / Oct 5, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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    Retired Man Only Has Time To Start Conspiracy Theories About The Jobs Numbers Being Cooked, Not To Defend Them

    Jack Welch, writing on his Twitter account, said the Obama administration manipulated U.S. employment data for political gain by showing a drop in the jobless rate. “Unbelievable jobs numbers..these Chicago guys will do anything..can’t debate so change numbers,” the former General Electric chief executive officer said in a message posted immediately after the U.S. Labor […]

    / Oct 5, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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    Jack Welch’s Advice For Summer Interns: Show Human Emotion

    “Be likable. Just that. Fun, upbeat, friendly, authentic, filled with positive energy, happy, agreeable, chit-chatty about sports and the weather and The Avengers, or frankly, whatever everyone at your company likes to be chit-chatty about. Get in the game and play, even literally, if there’s a softball game to be had. Let people know you. […]

    / Jun 14, 2012 at 6:25 PM
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    Photo Of George Soros In His Workout Gear Raises More Questions That It Answers

    [New York Times] 1. What does he bench? 2. Would it have killed the photographer to get a shot of him wailing on his pecs? 3. Does that polo wick sweat? 4. How does he find the motivation on the days working out is the last thing he wants to do? 5. Will there be […]

    / Mar 5, 2012 at 10:27 AM
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    Charlie Gasparino Almost Got His Brains Blown Out For Breaking News During The Financial Crisis, But Not Literally

    During the financial crisis, the markets were on edge. This was before the big firms blew up, I remember saying on the air, “Well, you’re going to get some commentary from teh ratings agencies.” The companies that were insuring all the big banks just didn’t have the money to insure them. So basically they all […]

    / Nov 11, 2011 at 5:10 PM
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    Jack Welch: That Depends On What The Meaning Of The Word ‘It’ Is

    “Free money in the hands of very smart people for too long is going to create something that’s not very pleasant,” Welch said. “I don’t know what it exactly is. But every time we get free money to lots of people who are very, very smart and know how to use it you end up […]

    / May 2, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    The Jack Welch Management Institute Is “Booming”

    A few years back, Jack Welch met a man named Michael Clifford at a party. Clifford is the lead investor in the Chancellor University System, LLC, and over shrimp puffs educated Welch on the merits of online schools. Jackles was not initially sold. But, he told the Wall Street Journal, he was impressed with the […]

    / Oct 5, 2010 at 1:49 PM
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    Jack Welch Is Not Impressed With Obama’s Handling Of The BP Situation

    In fact, if you must know? Welch thinks Obama’s done a “horrible” job with this thing. Too many “photo-ops,” not enough “solutions.” If Welch were dealing with this, he says he’d set up the “five best people in exploration and production” in an office space across the street from the White House. He’d visit them […]

    / Jun 16, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    Jack Welch: GE Healthcare Plan Doesn’t Cover Clean Needles

    Yesterday we shared the joyous news that Jack Welch had made it home after a harrowing 92 days in the hospital spent battling a staph infection. Today he sat down with Fortune to discuss how he’s feeling and plans for the future. First off, he’s doing great and predicts he’ll be in “fighting shape” within […]

    / Oct 7, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    Ask Jack

    I know you thought Jack Welch had faded away. We did. Sure, he’d appear at this or that conference. Make a speech here or there. But we were kind of convinced that he had a body double doing all this work while he played bridge at the secret Welch Hideaway Compound. Well, that was until […]

    / Mar 18, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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    Electric Press

    Jeff Immelt: Is anyone from the damn public relations office back yet? Vice President: The new girl, Tina. JI: Wait, the hot little number who’s schtoinking that editor at that financial paper? VP: The Wall Street Journal? JI: Right. The Streetwise Journal. VP: The Wall Street Journal. JI: Get her sweet buns in here. Now. […]

    / Apr 24, 2008 at 9:50 AM
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    Cheaper Power! (Sorta).

    Jeff Immelt: Ok, this gun thing with Jack is killing me. It’s flashy enough and out there enough to make headlines, the story won’t die and, while the phrase “If he misses again I’ll get a gun and shoot him” is outlandish enough to be ignored if it came from any other personality, this is […]

    / Apr 22, 2008 at 1:12 PM
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    No, I Don’t Know Where You Got That Idea From

    Though the words “Jeff [Immelt] has a credibility issue” did indeed exit the mouth of Jack Welch yesterday on “Squawk Box,” the former General Electric CEO showed up on the CNBC morning show again today to clarify that under no circumstances should they have been misconstrued to mean that there are issues surrounding Jeff Immelt’s […]

    / Apr 17, 2008 at 11:20 AM

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