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So, I admit I watched a lot of television last night and saw a commercial for a relatively new osteoporosis-breast cancer prevention combo drug from Eli Lilly called Evista. Actually, I saw it three times.
Chief executives from Europe discussed earnings, opportunities and challenges their companies face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Friday.
Some big companies report tomorrow that will give more clarity on the health of advertising and technology spending, and the health of the European jobs market
The major European indexes closed in the red Friday as fresh record highs in the price of oil and a soaring euro versus the dollar gave rise to economic concerns. Banking stocks were among the worst performers, with the Dow Jones STOXX banking index down 1 percent.
WPP, the world's second-largest advertising and marketing services firm, posted third-quarter underlying revenue growth of almost 5 percent on Friday, near the lower end of forecasts and knocking its shares.
Countrywide Financial, scorched by the U.S. subprime meltdown and smarting from negative publicity about its lending practices, is fighting to salvage its battered reputation.
Martin Sorrell, the chief executive of advertising group WPP, said on Friday that analysts would now be expecting the advertising giant to achieve like-for-like revenue growth of between 5% and 6% in 2007.
Bryan Gaffin, VP, Group Creative Director at G2 Direct & Digital writes to say that his division and not G2 Branding & Design is responsible for the new Pfizer website. They're part of the same company, WPP Group, but separate divisions. Credit where credit is due.
If you haven't been to the world's biggest drug company's homepage recently you might want to check it out. It used to be very corporate and stodgy. But earlier this month, the website got a facelift.
Starbucks, CNOOC, ValueClick and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The Federal Trade Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into Google's proposed $3.1 billion purchase of ad-management technology company DoubleClick.
A late selloff pushed stocks lower at the close as strong economic data and encouraging comments by the Fed were offset by profit-taking and a spike in energy prices. "We're seeing a little bit of weakness, but the market not selling off tremendously is an overall positive," said Robert Pavlik, chief investment officer at OakTree Asset Management.
Here's how a handful of highly-ranked mutual fund managers and what's in their portfolios.
WPP Group, the world's second-largest advertising company, said on Friday its first-quarter like-for-like revenues increased 4.3 %, reflecting the strong global economic environment.