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  • June 26- Accenture Plc, a consulting and outsourcing services provider, cut the top end of its full-year earnings forecast as margins come under pressure, taking the shine off a rebound in its consulting business that boosted quarterly revenue.

  • Stock futures little moved by spending, claims data Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed slightly higher on Thursday, with global markets boosted after a weaker-than-expected reading on U.S. economic growth.

  • *U.S.-listed shares of Barclays down in premarket on fraud lawsuit. NEW YORK, June 26- Wall Street was set for a flat open on Thursday after snapping a two-day losing streak, with focus on financial stocks following a fraud lawsuit against British bank Barclays.

  • June 26- Accenture Plc, a consulting and outsourcing company, reported a better-than-expected 7.5 percent rise in quarterly net revenue, led by a rebound in demand for its consulting services. Accenture forecast revenue of between $7.45 billion and $7.70 billion for the fourth-quarter.

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  • Early movers: GPRO, GM, BCS, AA, CZR, MNST & more Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Accenture quarterly revenue rises 7.5 pct Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    June 26- Accenture Plc, a consulting and outsourcing company, reported a 7.5 percent rise in quarterly net revenue, led by faster growth in its consulting business. The company's net income rose to $881.8 million, or $1.26 per share, in the third quarter ended May 31 from $874.1 million, or $1.21 per share, a year earlier.

  • "Houston has had this incredible growth rate but the lack of skilled workers could slow us down," said Patrick Jankowski of the Greater Houston Partnership. The Houston economy grew 5.3 percent in 2012, trailing only San Francisco while outpacing the wider U.S. economy, according to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans.

    In our Talking Squawk blog, Joe appears on "The Daily Show" in a clip of his Rick Perry interview; Becky loses her breath on TV; and Andrew talks cocktails.

  • Another rude awakening for millennials Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Graduating college students are overwhelmingly expecting on-the-job training, but here's what's really in store.

  • India startups brave world of wearables Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    A shoe that talks and a wristband that connects to a personal trainer: Welcome to the brave new world of wearable technology from India.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON May 11- The collapse of the $35 billion merger of New York- based Omnicom with France's Publicis is likely to lead the world's biggest ad agencies to think small as they try to counter the challenge from internet giants like Google.

  • What millennials don't know about the job market Friday, 2 May 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    This is a tough job market for recent college graduates, and even tech-savvy millennials aren't exhibiting the soft skills that will change that.

  • Cowen expert: Here’s what’s troubling tech Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 3:56 PM ET
    A trader speaks on the phone on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.

    Tech stocks have gotten hit by a one-two punch this week, Cowen's David Seaburg explains.

  • March 27- Accenture Plc warned that weakness in its consulting business that hurt second-quarter results would carry on though the year, sending its shares down as much as 8 percent. Accenture raised its full-year profit forecast and the lower end of its revenue forecast.

  • March 27- Accenture Plc warned that weakness in its consulting business that hurt second-quarter results would carry on though the year, sending its shares down as much as 8 percent.

  • US stock futures mildly lower after GDP, claims data Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

    Stock futures fell after data.

  • UPDATE 1-Accenture raises full-year profit forecast Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:18 AM ET

    March 27- Accenture Plc, recently chosen as the lead contractor for the Obamacare enrollment website, raised its full-year profit forecast and the lower end of its revenue forecast.

  • Early movers: LULU, C, BAC, YHOO, TWTR, SIG & more Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 7:41 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.