Connecting the dots: Zero Locus seeks patterns in 'big data'
In a world swimming in data, Zero Locus Inc. , a Milwaukee company run by two MIT-trained engineers, wants to make its mark.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
South China Morning Post
China's booming trust industry not sustainable, McKinsey report says
While the mainland trust industry has been booming and has become the second-largest financial sector, a global consulting firm warns the current business model is unsustainable.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
CPG group names McKinsey exec to top job
Peter Freedman was named managing director of The Consumer Goods Forum with responsibility for leading the Paris-based organization's efforts to promote better lives through better business.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Millennial Trains Project: A ride for experimental learning
Denielle Sachs, head of global communications of the social sector office at McKinsey & Company and Millennial Trains Project mentor, addresses participants in the train's observation car during the stop in Denver.
The Washington Post
Barrick's Thornton Said to Seek China Deal to Rebuild Miner
Peter Munk built Barrick Gold Corp. into the world's largest gold producer by expanding into Africa and South America.
AUS: Coca-Cola Amatil lines up new MD
Alison Watkins, who quit GrainCorp today , will take over on 3 March, CCA said. Watkins will replace Terry Davis, who will advise the new MD until August next year, CCA added.
The Daily Caller
Fed's QE policy imposes $360 billion tax on savers
The federal government has imposed a virtual tax on savers, costing them $360 billion since 2007, according to a new report by the research division of a major management consulting firm.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
PSU banks stare at staff crisis
Mumbai, Dec. 1: Nationalised banks are likely to face a severe shortage of manpower, particularly at the senior management level, over the next three years.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Crain's New York Business
Hard times on the Street not over yet
It's no secret that Wall Street has been a pretty miserable place to work over the past five years.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Financing The New Silk Road
Islamic trade finance is of increasing interest, but whether it will be successful depends on market forces.
Wall Street Journal
What Do China's Trusts Want to Be When They Grow Up?
In only five years they have gone from a mere rounding error in China's lending data to the major plank of the country's shadow banking system , with more than 10 trillion yuan in assets under management.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Nigeria: FG Employs Tax Consultant to Meet N75 Billion Revenue Target
The federal government yesterday engaged the services of an international tax firm to help in strengthening tax collection in non-oil sector by the Federal Inland Revenue Service .
Wed Nov 27, 2013
China's reforms to hit investment trust industry hard: study
The breakneck pace of growth in China's 10 trillion yuan investment trust industry is unsustainable and earnings risk drying up as the government steps up financial reforms that will change sources of revenue, research shows.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Bloated Investment Banks Can't Stomach Their Own Medicine
There is nothing investment bankers love more than decrying inefficiency in lesser mortals.
Zando's Peter Allestorfer Joins Silvertree Capital
South African-based venture capital investor, Silvertree Capital , has recently announced that Zando co-founder and former Managing Director Peter Allerstorfer will be joining the company.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Upward mobility: Catering to the digital elite.
Two American icons of the marketplace McKinsey and Company and IBM have put out thought papers on the digital world.
BizTech: 3 Alternatives to Blogging that Your Company Needs to Know
I previously wrote about the pitfalls of business blogging and why you might want to exclude it from your marketing plan.
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Myanmar, Burma, jobs, economy, The Irrawaddy
PANTANAW/YANGON - U Than Zaw shook his head as he stared across the waterlogged fields.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Most Read on Bloomberg: McKinsey, Currency Dealers, Fed Minutes
The world's largest investment banks should enact changes including "ruthless prioritization" of clients and combining fixed-income and equity trading to avoid a sharp decline in profitability, according to McKinsey & Co.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Kenya, Senegal lead in internet growth contribution in Africa [Nation (Kenya)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Kenya and Senegal might not be Africa's largest economies but the two countries have the largest share of Internet contribution to Gross Domestic Product.According to a new report by McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, this achievement is as a result of the governments making concerted efforts to ... (more)