- General Electric reports first-quarter operating earnings per share of 34 cents.
- Analysts were expecting EPS of 33 cents.
- GE Capital earnings rise 10% sequentially.
Wall Street's optimism about the pro-growth policies of President Donald Trump, author of 'The Art of the Deal,' has been tempered by a dose of political reality.
GE may be moving into wind power with an investment in wind farms in Chile.
Pet costs are seen surging, as are several other top household categories.