Protesters from the populist "99 Percent" movement disrupted GE's (GE) shareholder meeting...

|By:, SA News Editor

Protesters from the populist "99 Percent" movement disrupted GE's (GE) shareholder meeting yesterday in an attack on the firm's low tax rate. After the protesters were kicked out, CFO Keith Sherin defended GE's tax practices, noting low tax rates in '08-'09 stemmed from heavy losses at GE Capital.