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A General Electric Co. (GE) manufacturing plant in Montrose, U.K.

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A General Electric Co. (GE) manufacturing plant in Montrose, U.K.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: $2.5 Billion

General Electric Co.’s Russia unit had earnings of $2.5 billion in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, a loose grouping of ex-Soviet Republics that includes Ukraine, and 3,400 employees in 2012. The figures call attention to how the biggest...

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Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive officer of Blackstone Group LP.

Photograph by Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive officer of Blackstone Group LP.

Blackstone’s Schwarzman Aids South Dakota’s Thune

Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, third-ranking Republican in the chamber, raised $478,000 for his political action committee this year from donors including Blackstone Group LP Chief Executive Officer Stephen Schwarzman. Schwarzman, a billionaire who leads the world’s biggest private...

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Secret service agents and police officers stand outside a Democratic caucus meeting room with Vice President Joe Biden at the Capitol.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Secret service agents and police officers stand outside a Democratic caucus meeting room with Vice President Joe Biden at the Capitol.

Congressional Parents Protective of Tax Exemption ‘Kids,’ Engler Says

John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable and a Republican former governor of Michigan, says he thinks Congress can find a way to lower the corporate tax rate to 25 percent without sacrificing revenue. The problem: Getting members of Congress...

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Then Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney escorts China's Premier Wen Jiabao on Wen's arrival at Logan International Airport in Boston in this 2003 file photo.

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Then Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney escorts China's Premier Wen Jiabao on Wen's arrival at Logan International Airport in Boston in this 2003 file photo.

Romney’s China Promise Questioned

The president of an association of chief executives of major U.S. companies said today that he doubts Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will follow through with a threat to brand China a currency manipulator on his first day in office...

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