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FWIIW, GE Capital was closer to 50% of the revenue before the recession kicked them in the teeth. Hard. Indications and rumors had it that GE Capital nearly took the company down in the 2008/2009 time frame.


"Loophole Helps GE Benefit From Bank Rescue Program" (article from 2009) http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06...

Warren Buffet did a $3 billion "private bailout" in October, 2008 http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-14/buffett-ge-bet-pays...

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