John Flannery says there are no "sacred cows" at GE as he promises "sweeping change" to improve performance.
The company's underlying sales rose only 2.6% in Q3 amid competition from upstarts such as Halo Top ice cream.
The German business software giant sees “at least 30 percent year-over-year cloud bookings growth” in the fourth quarter.
If confirmed, Joseph Simons "will immediately jump into some contentious issues," including calls for greater scrutiny of big internet companies.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma were partly to blame for the September slump, with housing starts down 9.3% in the storm-ravaged South.
The nation's fifth-largest bank also said quarterly revenue grew faster than expenses for the first time since the end of 2015.
The bank is reportedly paying more than $220 million to join a wave of Wall Street acquisitions of fintech startups.
In Q3, Big Blue almost ended its long drought in revenue growth and beat analysts' estimates on revenue across all its main business segments.
Harley-Davidson's retail sales fell 6.9% in Q3 as it struggles to attract millennials who "aren't widely embracing the motorcycling lifestyle."
With Netflix hiking prices for the first time since 2015, the addition of 5.3 million subscribers in Q3 is "an encouraging sign for investors."