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  • UPDATE 1-Payroll processor ADP's results beat estimates Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    *2nd- quarter EPS from cont. ops 78 cents vs est 77 cents. Feb 5- Automatic Data Processing Inc reported better-than-expected second-quarter results due to higher revenue from its payroll-processing business as the U.S. job market recovers.

  • Feb 4- Research services provider Covance Inc reported a better-than-expected 19 percent jump in quarterly adjusted profit as it gained from higher investments in later stages of drug development by pharma companies.

  • Feb 4- Research services provider Covance Inc reported a better-than-expected 19 percent jump in quarterly adjusted profit as it gained from higher investments in later stages of drug development by pharma companies. Net income rose to $45.8 million, or 80 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $33.9 million, or 61 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Jan 30- ManpowerGroup Inc, the world's No.3 staffing company, said it expected revenue to be flat to up 2 percent in the current quarter, even after its quarterly profit doubled as hiring picked up in Europe. The company, which gets two-thirds of its revenue from Europe, said it remained "guarded" on revenue growth in the first quarter.

  • Manpower profit surges as hiring picks up in Europe Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    Jan 30- ManpowerGroup Inc, the world's No.3 staffing company, said its fourth-quarter profit nearly doubled, helped by improved hiring in Europe and cost-cutting measures. The company's net income jumped to $101.2 million, or $1.25 per share, in the fourth quarter, from $53.3 million, or 68 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • BEIJING, Jan 30- U.S. consultancy ICF International has won a 5- million euro contract to help the European Union advise China, the world's biggest carbon-emitting nation, on designing a national emissions trading scheme.

  • Morningstar Says Client Data May Have Been Leaked Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 5:29 PM ET

    Morningstar said personal information, including credit-card details, of about 2,300 customers may have been compromised due to a security breach last year.

  • How Wal-Mart Stores Got a Foothold in India's Market Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 3:45 AM ET
    Wal-Mart signage is seen in the parking lot of the store in Mexico City, Mexico.

    Wal-Mart entered India's supermarket sector in 2010 with a $100 million bet on a consultancy with no employees, no profits, and a scant $14,000 in revenue.