Ge's Pension Fund Runneth Over. So Do Tempers

Refusing to share more of the riches with workers sparks revolt

Thanks to the longest bull market in history and some smart investing from the financial cognoscenti at General Electric Co., the company has a fantastically rich pension plan. With $50 billion in assets, it's larger than the gross domestic product of Nigeria--and it has almost $2 for every single dollar it's expected to pay out.

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