SAN FRANCISCO, April 16- Google Inc's first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline, underscoring the challenges Internet companies face as the world shifts toward mobile devices.» Read More
NEW YORK/ PARIS, Oct 30- Shares in French online advertising firm Criteo rose more than 30 percent in its stock market debut on Nasdaq on Wednesday, showing investor appetite for technology start-ups and delivering a payday to its venture capital backers.
Oct 30- Accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers said on Wednesday it struck a deal to buy corporate consulting firm Booz& Co, the latest in a string of mergers by global audit firms aimed at bulking up their fast-growing advisory businesses.
Oct 30- Accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers struck a deal to buy corporate consulting firm Booz& Co to bulk up its advisory and tax business. The companies said the deal is subject to approval from Booz& Co's partner vote, scheduled for December.
Oct 30- Automatic Data Processing Inc reported a 9 percent rise in quarterly profit due to higher revenue from its payroll-processing business as the U.S. job market improves. Net earnings from continuing operations rose to $328.6 million, or 68 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Sept. 30 from $302.5 million, or 63 cents per share, a year earlier.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 27- Facebook Inc finally earned Wall Street's love in the second quarter. Its shares have doubled in just the last three months, buoyed by an increasing belief among investors that Facebook has finally struck a winning formula in mobile advertising.
Lynn Drake, a lecturer at Harvard Medical School and current chairwoman of the panel that advises the FDA on drugs to treat skin and eye conditions, is scheduled to speak at a conference whose stated aim is to help companies "walk away with strategies to successfully present before a committee and avoid potential roadblocks."
LONDON, Oct 24- WPP, the world's largest advertising company, posted third-quarter organic revenue well ahead of expectations on Thursday, snapping up new work as its two biggest rivals focus on merging their businesses.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said that Modern Portfolio Management Inc., Equitas Capital Advisers LLC, and Equitas Partners LLC would each pay financial penalties and hire compliance consultants to resolve the charges.
Oct 22- U.S. companies borrowed less to spend on capital investment last month, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said. Washington- based ELFA, a trade association that keeps track of economic activity for the $725 billion equipment finance sector, said credit approvals totaled 77.3 percent in September, down from 79.1 the previous month.
Oct 21- ManpowerGroup Inc, the world's No.3 staffing company, reported a 50 percent jump in quarterly profit due to cost-cutting and improved hiring trends in Europe, and forecast current-quarter profit above analysts' expectations.
Yahoo named former eBay executive Maynard Webb as its permanent chairman. The move comes as CEO Marissa Mayer's turnaround effort hits the one-year mark.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest survey numbers from the nation's purchasing and supply executives.
Animal protection groups are applauding the settlement of federal claims that Neiman Marcus and two other retailers had marketed real fur as fake, The New York Times reports.
Using data provided by the financial information firm Sageworks, CNBC.com shows which industries took the worst beating in 2009 and 2010.
Fastenal, a building supplier is trading at its highest levels since it went public in 1987. A look at the outlook for the company, with Hamzah Mazari, Credit Suisse analyst.
PetSmart is soaring under the radar on Monday. Sean McGowan, Needham analyst, shares advice for investors on whether they should cash in on the stock.
In another sign the American economy is on the comeback trail, a new survey from KPMG shows optimism is improving among U.S. manufacturing and service industry executives. Executives in both key sectors say the worst is behind us.