Traders work beneath a monitor displaying General Electric Co. signage on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading:
General Electric— Shares of GE plummeted 11.3% after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos accused the company of issuing fraudulent financial statements to cover up its problems. Markopolos took aim at past and present executives in his report and said that GE is “a bigger fraud than Enron.”