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  • STRATHMORE, Alberta, July 21- Spring wheat crops in southeastern Alberta looked short and thin, showing more damage from hot, dry weather than expected by scouts on a crop tour Tuesday. A tour organized by CWB Market Research Services, formerly the Canadian Wheat Board, includes 20 scouts traveling three routes across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba from...

  • MEXICO CITY, July 16- OHL Mexico said on Thursday that audits it commissioned after becoming embroiled in a corruption scandal showed that the terms of two concessions it holds comply with the law. The audits, which the board asked consultants KPMG and FTI Consulting as well as law firm Jones Day to carry out, looked at two highway concessions in the State of Mexico...

  • SAO PAULO, July 14- Sky-high power prices in Brazil following the worst energy crisis in 15 years will favor quick expansion of distributed solar generation in the country, according to investors and consultants. Brazil's power sector watchdog Aneel is holding public hearings to discuss regulations to expand the system. "Power generation, particularly solar...

  • MUMBAI, July 8- India's IT outsourcing firms are betting on U.S. The United States is the biggest market for the outsourcing industry, which is dominated by Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, Infosys Ltd and Wipro Ltd.. "In terms of technology maturity, other sectors like manufacturing, banking, are a lot more mature than healthcare," said Rajib Bhattacharya, head of a...

  • June 25- Accenture Plc raised its full-year revenue forecast for the third time, reflecting continued strong demand for the company's consulting and outsourcing services. Accenture raised its full-year revenue growth forecast to 9-10 percent on a local currency basis. New York- based Accenture's rivals include India's Infosys Ltd and Tata Consultancy...

  • At the industry's biggest annual conference in Cannes this week the main topic of conversation among the 13,000 delegates is the 18 companies- from consumer products giants Proctor& Gamble and Unilever to automakers like BMW and Volkswagen- that have decided to re-think which agencies they want for marketing advice. The reviews are an unnerving prospect for...

  • Valeant names McKinsey merger expert as its next CFO Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 9:49 AM ET

    June 11- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc has again reached into the ranks of business advisory firm McKinsey& Co to hire a senior executive, naming Robert Rosiello as its next chief financial officer on Thursday. Valeant's shares rose about 1 percent in morning trading in New York and Toronto. The stock had declined in pre-market activity as...

  • LONDON, June 11- British engineering and design consultancy WS Atkins posted a 15 percent rise in full-year profit, just ahead of analyst expectations, and said its outlook remained positive. The company, which operates in markets including Britain, North America and the Middle East, reported underlying pretax profit of 121.9 million pounds, up from 106.4...

  • NEW YORK, June 9- Shareholders are about $50 billion worse off for having put money into non-traded real estate investment trusts rather than exchange-traded versions, a legal consultant for investors said on Tuesday. The figure represents the difference between the performance of more than 80 non-traded REITs and the performance of a diversified...

  • NEW YORK, June 8- Auction.com, an online marketplace for property backed by Google Inc and real estate mogul Barry Sternlicht, signed a deal with a commercial real estate advisory firm to provide due diligence in a step to enhance its services and help move sales further beyond the local arena. Half of Auction.com' s sales are now commercial real estate, of which 60...

  • Accenture raises revenue outlook after strong 1Q Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    Accenture raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped it post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue.

  • Indian retailers hobble as e-commerce race ahead Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.

  • Who has the best job? Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    On the best jobs list, STEM careers dominate—High-five, math and science guys!—and the worst can be summed up in one word: Timber!

  • And the No. 1 source of stress at work is ... Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Eight out of 10 US workers are stressed out. Can you guess why: Don't make enough money? Annoying co-workers? All of the above?

  • PwC strikes deal to buy Booz Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:16 AM ET
    PwC strikes deal to buy Booz

    Bob Moritz, PricewaterhouseCoopers chairman and senior partner, discusses the company's plan to boost its consulting business by extending its global reach.

  • Former Citigroup CEO Pandit launches new firm: WSJ Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 3:01 PM ET
    Vikram Pandit

    Vikram Pandit, the former Citigroup chief executive who was ousted in 2012, is launching a new consulting firm called TGG, WSJ reported.

  • The 25 CRAZIEST job-interview questions Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Glassdoor's whackiest interview questions for 2014

    Are you a hunter or gatherer? Why are tennis balls fuzzy? Prepare to be stumped—here are the top 25 oddball interview questions for 2014.

  • Save cities or let them go bankrupt? Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 8:36 AM ET
    People, mostly union and retired city workers, protest in front of the U.S. Courthouse where Detroit's bankruptcy eligibility trial began this morning October 23, 2013 in Detroit.

    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.

  • Want to be a CEO? Work here Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    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 Says Client Data May Have Been Leaked Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 5:29 PM ET

    Morningstar said personal information, including credit-card details, of about 2,300 customers may have been compromised due to a security breach last year.