Mid-day Update

PODCAST: GE’s new direction

David Brancaccio Apr 10, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: GE’s new direction

David Brancaccio Apr 10, 2015
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Airing on Friday, April 10, 2015: General Electric likes to be known for its power plants, it’s cat scanners, it’s fridges, but less so for its massive real estate holdings. There’s news just now that GE is going to refocus on its roots in manufacturing. Plus, LinkedIn, the social networking tool, is purchasing Lynda.com, an online business skills training company. The price tag? $1.5 billion. We look at why LinkedIn would want to spend that kind of money. And in a lot of cities in Mexico, it’s not that easy to get safe drinking water – and a lot of folks reach for a soda pop instead. The Mexican government is trying to change that. 

 

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