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  • Publicis posts loss, 'distracted' by Omnicom deal Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 3:42 AM ET
    Omnicom CEO John Wren and Publicis CEO Maurice Levy after announcing a merger of their companies

    French advertising group Publicis announced a first-half fall in net profit on Tuesday and warned on its prospects for sales growth in 2014.

  • July 18- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by strong growth in the UK and higher ad spending in its core U.S. market. Interpublic's clients include General Motors, Unilever and Johnson& Johnson.

  • July 18- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by strong growth in the UK and higher ad spending in its core U.S. market. Interpublic's clients include General Motors, Unilever and Johnson& Johnson.

  • COLUMN-Profiting from the urge to merge Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    One of the oldest and largest funds in this niche is the Merger Fund, which manages nearly $6 billion.

  • PARIS, June 25- For the boss of General Electric, the trials and tribulations of doing business in France are summed up in the lyric of an old Rolling Stones' song: "You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes you just might find you get what you need."

  • WASHINGTON, June 17- The U.S. Senate's chief tax law writer on Tuesday vowed to work on overhauling the federal tax code by August 2015, citing a move by Medtronic Inc to shift its tax home base to Ireland as a spur to congressional action.

  • WASHINGTON, June 17- The U.S. Senate's chief tax law writer on Tuesday vowed to work on overhauling the federal tax code by August 2015, citing a move by Medtronic Inc to shift its tax home base to Ireland as a spur to congressional action.

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- The threat of U.S. tax revenue losses from Medtronic Inc's plan to buy rival Covidien Plc and move its base to Ireland is stoking concerns from lawmakers and the Obama administration about corporate tax "inversion" deals.

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- The threat of U.S. tax revenue losses from Medtronic Inc's plan to buy rival Covidien Plc and move its base to Ireland is stoking concerns from lawmakers and the Obama administration about corporate tax "inversion" deals.

  • The nation's largest drugstore chain, based in Illinois, is under pressure from some of its shareholders to do a deal known as a tax inversion with Alliance Boots Holdings Ltd that would shift Walgreen's tax domicile overseas.

  • Cramer: After failed courtship, second marriage? Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    Oftentimes a failed courtship works out for the best. That's true in life and it's particularly true in the market.

  • LONDON, June 9- Nothing about the narrow cream-coloured lobby at 160 Aldersgate Street in the City of London financial district gives a hint of its role at the centre of the offshore oil industry. In 2012, Rowan, which has a market value of $4 billion, shifted its legal and tax base from the United States to Britain.

  • *Cayman Islands, Bermuda common sites of shell companies. "Many large, U.S.-based multinational corporations avoid paying U.S. taxes by using accounting tricks to make profits made in America appear to be generated in offshore tax havens- countries with minimal or no taxes," said Citizens for Tax Justice and U.S. Public Interest Research Group.

  • *Weir dropped bid for Metso this week. *Omnicom and Publicis cancelled merger plan. LONDON, May 30- Investors looking for big merger-driven gains on Europe's stock markets this year are having to temper their expectations after a number of multi-billion euro deals have fizzled out.

  • UPDATE 1-Omnicom, Twitter sign $230 mln mobile ad deal Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 3:19 PM ET

    May 27- Omnicom Group Inc's media services division signed a deal worth $230 million with Twitter Inc that will integrate Omnicom's automated ad buying unit Accuen with Twitter's mobile ad exchange MoPub.

  • Omnicom, Twitter sign $230 mln mobile ad deal Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    May 27- Omnicom Group Inc's media services division signed a deal worth $230 million with Twitter Inc that will integrate Omnicom's automated ad buying unit Accuen with Twitter's mobile ad exchange MoPub.

  • Midday movers: Hillshire, BofA, AmEx & more Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Corporations shouldn’t dodge taxes: Rep. Levin Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 6:18 PM ET
    Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich.

    Corporations should not be able to dodge taxes by moving oversees, Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., told CNBC's "Closing Bell" Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, May 20- Taking aim against corporate tax avoidance, Democrats in the U.S. Congress called on Tuesday for curbs on U.S. multinationals that shift tax domiciles abroad in deals known as "inversions."

  • While still rare, the deals are becoming more common, with two recently attempted transactions by Pfizer Inc and Omnicom Group Inc drawing attention to the strategy. The bill, to be introduced also in the House of Representatives, was unlikely to become law any time soon, because Congress is deadlocked on fiscal issues, policy analysts said.