WASHINGTON— During his transition from Florida governor to likely presidential candidate, Jeb Bush served on the boards of or as an adviser to at least 15 companies and nonprofits, a dizzying array of corporate connections that earned him millions of dollars and occasional headaches. "Board of directors and advisory boards are in charge of high-level...» Read More
CHICAGO, Jan 23- U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has directed agency staff to create and deliver an updated Animal Welfare Strategy plan within 60 days, according to an internal email reviewed by Reuters. The emailed memo from Chavonda Jacobs-Young, head of the agency's Agricultural Research Service, was sent to all Animal Research...
Jan 12- Privately held 23 andMe Inc said Pfizer Inc would have access to its research services, helping the pharmaceutical giant better understand the lupus disease. About 5 million people worldwide have a form of lupus, according to the Lupus Foundation of America. Pfizer is already partnering with the company to study genetic factors associated with the...
Citigroup appointed Shreyas Bordia managing director in its EMEA energy team based in London. Bordia joins from Morgan Stanley, where he was part of the energy team with a primary focus on the E&P and oil field services sectors, Citigroup said in a statement. DeBono, based in London, will focus on risk management and valuation of complex assets at FTI Consulting,...
Accenture raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped it post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue.
Dec 18- Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped the company post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue. Accenture's shares rose 3.5 percent to $88.25 in premarket trading on Thursday. Accenture, which gets about 56 percent of its revenue from outside North...
NEW YORK, Dec 17- A record run in U.S. stocks does not appear to have won over one large investor pool: Mom-and-pop retail investors. So far this year, mutual fund buyers have added about $1.6 billion in net new cash to domestic stock funds, according to data from Thomson Reuters unit Lipper. "That's almost a rounding error," said Tom Roseen, head of research services at...
Dec 10- U.S. federal regulators charged a New York- based investment advisory firm and two co-owners with misleading clients into investing in a risky hedge fund. The Securities and Exchange Commission accused that Timothy Dembski and Walter Grenda of Reliance Financial Advisors misled clients who were retired or nearing retirement and living on fixed...
Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.
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Bob Moritz, PricewaterhouseCoopers chairman and senior partner, discusses the company's plan to boost its consulting business by extending its global reach.
Vikram Pandit, the former Citigroup chief executive who was ousted in 2012, is launching a new consulting firm called TGG, WSJ reported.
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Some cities may need to be pushed into bankruptcy, while others may just need a healthy dose of private-sector medicine, said TransPro Consulting CEO Mark Aesch.
To outsiders, McKinsey & Co. is a simply a consulting firm, but for many of the biggest hitters in corporate America, it is an indispensable tool.
Morningstar said personal information, including credit-card details, of about 2,300 customers may have been compromised due to a security breach last year.
Ben Lawsky, New York state's superintendent of financial services, talks with CNBC's Kate Kelly about the financial regulatory landscape, saying, "We want banks to do business, but not funny business."
The Bloomberg terminal privacy breach puts the firm in an awkward situation: Explaining itself to Wall Street clients.
The Fed and Treasury are examining the extent to which Bloomberg journalists tracked usage of Bloomberg terminals.
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.