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  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:09 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 16 or 1.0 percent, to $15.16. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $29.18. ManpowerGroup rose$. 98 or 1.5 percent, to $68.40.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:01 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 14 or. 9 percent, to $15.32. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $29.13. ManpowerGroup rose $1.82 or 2.8 percent, to $67.42.

  • Midday Glance: Staffing companies Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:22 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 18 or 1.2 percent, to $15.28. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $29.34. ManpowerGroup rose $1.45 or 2.2 percent, to $67.05.

  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 11 or. 7 percent, to $15.35. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $29.33. ManpowerGroup rose$. 66 or 1.0 percent, to $66.26.

  • Starboard makes recommendations to Insperity Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:26 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP said Wednesday that it has become Insperity's biggest shareholder, and says the human resources outsourcing company is deeply undervalued and should consider a possible sale of the company. In a letter to Insperity Chairman and CEO Paul Sarvadi, Starboard said that Insperity should reduce its corporate...

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 6:36 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 20 or 1.3 percent, to $15.46. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $29.27. ManpowerGroup fell$. 41 or. 6 percent, to $65.60.

  • Midday Glance: Staffing companies Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:33 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 29 or 1.9 percent, to $15.37. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $29.04. ManpowerGroup fell$. 93 or 1.4 percent, to $65.08.

  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:33 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 21 or 1.3 percent, to $15.45. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $29.05. ManpowerGroup fell $1.46 or 2.2 percent, to $64.55.

  • Jan 12- United Airlines is assessing whether to outsource jobs at airports around the country in a cost-cutting effort that could impact some 2,000 workers. The Chicago- based carrier informed employees Monday that jobs up for review included baggage handlers and gate and customer service agents at 28 airports that are not hubs, ranging from Atlanta to...

  • United Airlines may outsource 2,000 airport jobs Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 6:09 PM ET
    A United Airlines jet at San Francisco International Airport.

    United Airlines is assessing whether to outsource jobs at airports around the country in a cost-cutting effort.

  • Jan 12- Privately held 23 andMe Inc said Pfizer Inc would have access to its research services, helping the pharmaceutical giant better understand the lupus disease. About 5 million people worldwide have a form of lupus, according to the Lupus Foundation of America. Pfizer is already partnering with the company to study genetic factors associated with the...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 7- U.S. private employers added 241,000 jobs in December, beating the median forecasts of analysts, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. The ADP figures come ahead of the U.S. Labor Department's more comprehensive nonfarm payrolls report on Friday, which includes both public and private sector employment. The unemployment rate is...

  • Citigroup appointed Shreyas Bordia managing director in its EMEA energy team based in London. Bordia joins from Morgan Stanley, where he was part of the energy team with a primary focus on the E&P and oil field services sectors, Citigroup said in a statement. DeBono, based in London, will focus on risk management and valuation of complex assets at FTI Consulting,...

  • Accenture raises revenue outlook after strong 1Q Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    Accenture raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped it post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue.

  • Dec 18- Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped the company post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue. Accenture's shares rose 3.5 percent to $88.25 in premarket trading on Thursday. Accenture, which gets about 56 percent of its revenue from outside North...

  • Buy American? Not so for retail stock fund investors Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec 17- A record run in U.S. stocks does not appear to have won over one large investor pool: Mom-and-pop retail investors. So far this year, mutual fund buyers have added about $1.6 billion in net new cash to domestic stock funds, according to data from Thomson Reuters unit Lipper. "That's almost a rounding error," said Tom Roseen, head of research services at...

  • New York advisory firm charged with defrauding investors Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:54 PM ET

    Dec 10- U.S. federal regulators charged a New York- based investment advisory firm and two co-owners with misleading clients into investing in a risky hedge fund. The Securities and Exchange Commission accused that Timothy Dembski and Walter Grenda of Reliance Financial Advisors misled clients who were retired or nearing retirement and living on fixed...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 3- U.S. private employers added 208,000 jobs in November, below economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. The ADP figures come ahead of the U.S. Labor Department's more comprehensive nonfarm payrolls report on Friday, which includes both public and private sector employment. The unemployment rate is seen...

  • TOKYO, Nov 21- Japan's transport minister said on Friday he had directed Takata Corp to investigate its defective air bags, which have triggered massive recalls, adding the ministry was directly in touch with the auto safety equipment supplier over the issue. About 16 million cars fitted with Takata air bags have been recalled worldwide, with more than 10...

  • TORONTO, Nov 20- Canadian holiday retail sales are expected to be the strongest in three years, helped by lower unemployment, falling gasoline prices and weaker currency, but aggressive discounting could temper profits for retailers, industry analysts say. A report released on Thursday by consulting firm Colliers International forecast December sales will...