Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 24 or 1.4 percent, to $17.65. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 47 or 1.7 percent, to $27.95. ManpowerGroup rose$. 81 or 1.2 percent, to $66.79.» Read More
May 7- AOL Inc on Wednesday reported its quarterly profit fell, missing expectations as it sheds businesses and upgrades its advertising operations, sending its stock tumbling 22 percent.
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.
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.