... * EU to review web market, considering new regulation. * Part of broad "digital single market" strategy. * Competition officials also looking into e-commerce (Adds industry reactions, recasts throughout).
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. private employers in April hired the fewest number of workers in more than a year, further diminishing hopes of a strong rebound in economic growth after the first-quarter slump.
Acquiring Salesforce.com Inc. wouldn't just cost a fortune - it also would dent the profits of any buyer. A takeover of the $49 billion software provider would damage earnings for companies from Microsoft Corp.
Productivity over the past six months fell by the most in more than two decades, leading to increases in U.S. labor costs that threaten corporate profits.
�If we get disrupted, it's going to be because of something that happened outside, in particular in Europe,� El-Erian told Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo during a Q&A at SALT conference in Las Vegas.