General Electric Posting Solid Gains Ahead Of Earnings; Near 4-Year High
General Electric (GE) is slated to report 3Q 2012 earnings before the bell on Friday, October 19. Results are typically released at 6:30 a.m. EST and will be followed with a conference call at 8:30 a.m. GE’s earnings are often viewed as a barometer on the overall health of the U.S. and global economy. Therefore, GE has the potential to influence broader markets, including the index futures, currencies, and other broad market indicators, particularly if the results are far outside the band of consensus estimates.
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