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  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $17.41. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $30.49. ManpowerGroup rose$. 50 or. 6 percent, to $79.94.

  • Feb 24- Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that its active advertisers rose to 2 million, a 33 percent increase from the 1.5 million it had in July 2014. Facebook does not break out the actual number of small business advertisers versus big brands, but they tend to spend on average $5 to $50 a day. Sandberg said that the fastest areas of growth of small business advertising...

  • Aaron Schock, a rising Republican star already facing an ethics inquiry, has spent taxpayer and campaign funds on flights aboard private planes owned by some of his key donors, The Associated Press has found. The expenses highlight the relationships that lawmakers sometimes have with donors who fund their political ambitions, an unwelcome message for a...

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 28 or 1.6 percent, to $17.40. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 16 or. 5 percent, to $30.52. ManpowerGroup fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $79.44.

  • Midday Glance: Staffing companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 33 or 1.8 percent, to $17.36. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $30.33. ManpowerGroup fell$. 02 or percent, to $79.48.

  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 32 or 1.8 percent, to $17.36. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 35 or 1.2 percent, to $30.01. ManpowerGroup fell$. 34 or. 4 percent, to $79.16.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 14 or. 8 percent, to $17.68. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 39 or 1.3 percent, to $30.36. ManpowerGroup rose$. 46 or. 6 percent, to $79.50.

  • Midday Glance: Staffing companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $17.43. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 58 or 1.9 percent, to $30.17. ManpowerGroup rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $79.09.

  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:50 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 21 or 1.2 percent, to $17.33. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 63 or 2.0 percent, to $30.12. Robert Half International Inc. fell$. 63 or 1.0 percent, to $60.63.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 19- A move by bankrupt San Bernardino to spend up to $200,000 on a public relations firm has angered some of the cash-strapped California city's creditors, who face deep cuts under an imminent exit plan. Negotiations between San Bernardino and most of its creditors have stalled, three months before it must produce a court-ordered bankruptcy...

  • Feb 13- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc's fourth-quarter revenue topped analysts' estimates, helped by higher ad spending by businesses in the United States. Interpublic's shares were up 2.3 percent in morning trading as the company also said margins were set to improve further this year after rising by about 25 percent in 2014..

  • UPDATE 1-Interpublic warns of slower growth in 2015 Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 8:11 AM ET

    Feb 13- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc joined larger rival Omnicom Group Inc in warning that full-year revenue would be hit by a stronger dollar and economic uncertainty in some markets. Interpublic's fourth-quarter revenue, however, topped analysts' estimates, helped by higher ad spending by U.S. businesses. About 48 percent of...

  • Feb 12- The federal judge who oversaw Detroit's historic bankruptcy case ruled on Thursday that the nearly $178 million charged to the city by law firms and consultants for fees and expenses was reasonable. The biggest bill in the biggest-ever U.S. municipal bankruptcy came from law firm Jones Day, which had employed Kevyn Orr before he was tapped by Michigan...

  • *CEO Levy aims to regain support after Omnicom deal failure. PARIS, Feb 12- France's Publicis promised business would pick up in the second half of this year as the advertising agency recovered from a tough 2014 marred by a failed mega-merger with U.S. peer Omnicom. Publicis Chief Executive Maurice Levy is trying to win back investor support after the agency's...

  • UPDATE 1-AOL's profit beats estimates as ad revenue jumps Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 8:26 AM ET

    Feb 11- AOL Inc, owner of the Huffington Post news website and the TechCrunch blog, reported a better-than-expected adjusted profit as revenue surged in its online advertising business. Revenue in AOL's ad platform business, where the company helps advertisers place ads on other digital properties, rose 20.2 pct to $330.6 million in the fourth quarter ended...

  • Feb 10- Omnicom Group Inc, the No. 1 U.S. advertising company, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by higher ad spending by consumer goods companies in the United States and United Kingdom. Omnicom, which counts Apple Inc, McDonald's Corp and Adidas AG among its clients, reported organic revenue growth of 5.9 percent in the fourth quarter...

  • Omnicom revenue rises due to higher U.S. ad spending Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:10 AM ET

    Feb 10- Omnicom Group Inc, the No. 1 U.S. advertising company, reported a 3.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher ad spending by businesses in North America. Revenue rose to $4.195 billion in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $4.06 billion a year earlier. Net income available for common shareholders rose to $323.9 million, or $1.30 per share, from...

  • Deloitte names first female CEO of a Big 4 firm Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 11:09 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 9- Deloitte LLP has named veteran Cathy Engelbert as chief executive officer, making her the first woman to become CEO of a major U.S. accounting and consulting firm. Engelbert, 50, was formerly chairman and chief executive of Deloitte& Touche LLP, the U.S. auditing subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Deloitte LLP is the U.S. arm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, one of...

  • BOSTON, Feb 8- These are nervous times at the top of North America's oil companies. "2014 is going to look like a pretty good year for most," said Mike Halloran, senior partner and executive compensation specialist at the Dallas office of consulting firm Mercer. In dollar terms, energy company CEOs made an average of $7.3 million in 2013 compared with an average of $5.3...

  • Media Inc, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as growth in mobile advertising slowed down, sending shares down 21 percent in extended trading. Net income rose to $12.3 million, or 6 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $8.9 million, or 4 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $268 million from $200.4 million.