The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Charly Travers, James Early, and Jason Moser break down the biggest investing stories of the week.

In a letter to shareholders, General Electric (NYSE:GE) CEO Jeff Immelt said the company will return $18 billion to shareholders in buybacks and dividends. What does the move mean for investors? In this installment of Motley Fool Money, our analysts talk about the future of General Electric.

The relevant video segment can be found between 3:53 and 5:04.

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