Robert J. Samuelson: The post-euphoric world
On the one hand, we are being drawn closer together by ... globalization. On the other hand, we're being pulled further apart by deep and durable ethnic, religious, historical and nationalistic schisms.
UPDATE 1-Former SAC Capital Advisors President Conheeney leaves firm
Thomas Conheeney, who was president of Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors during the years the hedge fund was being investigated for insider trading, has stepped down from the position at successor organization Point72 Asset Management, Point72 said on Monday.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Wilson County News
How ObamaCare will kill job-based plans
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Sat Aug 16, 2014
On car lots these days, the hot deal is the lot itself
Brent Wade, general manager of Richfield Bloomington Mitsubishi, and Tim Carter, general manager of Richfield Bloomington Honda, at Richfield Bloomington Mitsubishi.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Houlihan Lokey Targets Growth in Management Consulting Sector Via Investment in Bridge Strategy Group
Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, today announced that it has made a strategic investment in Bridge Strategy Group , a Chicago, Illinois-based management consulting firm focused on strategy, operations, and performance improvement.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
a Desperatea Pension Plans Move to Alternative Investments
Skeptics see the spiking interest in alternative investments as a passing fad, but a high-profile McKinsey report begs to differ.
Nigeria: Nigeria, Others to Have Largest Working-Age Population By 2035'
The working-age population of Nigeria and other African countries will be the largest in the world by 2035, McKinsey & Co, a global management consulting firm has predicted.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Six years later, Social Security computer system still in design phase
An independent analysis commissioned by the agency found that the project has been mismanaged and poorly executed.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The FT Press/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Longlist
I speculated back in May when submissions opened for The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company 2014 Business Book of the Year Award that the books they looked at would be more focused on business nuts-and-bolts issues now that a consultancy firm had taken over for an investment bank as the Financial Times' partner on the awards.
Meet The 25-Year-Old Who Left Her Corporate Job To Cofound The Malala Fund
On any given day, Shiza Shahid might be meeting with a head of state to talk about education funding or having a conversation with a tech entrepreneur about the latest innovations in education.
IIM-C pre-placement offers log 34 percent growth
The country's premier management school IIM-Calcutta has received 34 percent more pre-placement offers for final placements for its 2014 batch of students till the first week of August.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Washington Post
BlueMountain Surge to $20 Billion Shows Alternative Demand
BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, an investment firm specializing in credit markets, has produced steady but unspectacular returns during the past five years.
Alternative investments to grap up to 40 pct of revenues by 2020 -McKinsey
Hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative investments will command up to 40 percent of the asset management industry's global revenues by 2020 as investors seek them for safety and consistent returns, consulting firm McKinsey & Co said on Wednesday.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
MnSCU defends contract with consultant amid transparency concerns
Since disclosing a $2 million contract with McKinsey & Company last month, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system leaders have worked to show the price tag was worth it.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Australia must focus - or become an economic also-ran
The government must embrace globalisation and digitalisation, and demonstrate focus and courage, to address a sharp decline in competitiveness, writes The Mandarin publisher Tom Burton.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Dan Liljenquist: The economic impact of high-ethanol blend fuels
Earlier this month, I wrote about the efforts of the Fuel Freedom Foundation to clear the regulatory hurdles so natural gas based high-ethanol blend fuels can compete with gasoline at the pump.
Executive Survey: Sustainability Important, But More Needs to Be Done
Executives increasingly see sustainability as an important aspect of their business, but implementing it as a priority throughout their organizations represents a challenge for many, according to a survey by McKinsey & Company .
Wed Jul 30, 2014
New York Magazine
faithThe Trials of the Kabbalah CapitalistRabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto ...
He was speaking in Hebrew in a near whisper , referring to himself, as he always does, in the first-person plural, tears dropping onto his shaggy dark beard.
BMW stokes in-game Gran Turismo interaction - Luxury Daily
The 'Next 15" will drive 80pc of emerging market growth by 2025: report As emerging markets continue to grow, 600 of the world's top cities will be responsible for nearly 85 percent of global economic growth by 2025, according to a new report by McKinsey.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Insurance companies cutting choices significantly in bid to counter Obamacare costs, study finds
Insurance companies are cutting the number of doctors and hospitals available to their customers in a bid to cut costs that have been pushed up by the Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reports .