Science From the February 20, 2015 Science article, “Coping with earthquakes induced by fluid injection.” Scientists are pretty sure that they know what is causing a wave of seismic activity in Oklahoma — but it has taken those actually employed by the state a while to come around. Bloomberg reports that a representative from a […]

East Hampton Town Police Department Jason Lee–the 38-year-old ex-Goldman Sachs managing director facing rape charges in Suffolk County, NY–waived his right to a jury trial, and will appear before a judge beginning April 8, Bloomberg News reported.  In August 2013, Lee was arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman visiting the United States from Ireland. Lee […]

The number of US companies going public has really dropped off lately. “After a record year in 2014, the IPO market slowed dramatically in the first quarter of 2015,” Renaissance Capital analysts said. The first quarter of 2015, which ended Tuesday, was the slowest quarter for IPOs since the first quarter of 2013. While stock […]

REUTERS/Larry Downing JP Morgan’s asset management division is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Treasury Department, according to a Bloomberg report. From the looks of it, federal investigators have spent years probing the division, looking for breaches of fiduciary duty by staff and inconsistent compensation disclosure, according to the report.  JP […]

Daniel Munoz/Reuters Macquarie Group Chief Executive Nicholas Moore and Deputy Managing Director Greg Ward. Australia’s largest investment bank, Macquarie Group Limited, is cutting some 100 investment banking jobs across Asia – almost half the division, the Financial Times reports. This is not the only bank making cuts in Asia. Goldman Sachs is planning to downsize […]

(DEARBORN, Mich., March 31, 2015) – Continuing to set the standard for operational excellence and an improved workforce, the Lean Certification Alliance has introduced customer-driven improvements to its Lean Certification program, a globally recognized standard for lean principles and practices. Lean Certification candidates will now encounter an improved program and more streamlined process in […]