August 12, 2020

Footnotes: Deloitte to Tesco’s Rescue; Endorse This; Cleveland in the House | 09.22.14

Tesco’s execs suspended in $409m profit probe Seems legit, it's not like PwC should have caught this or anything: "Tesco's usual auditor is PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), who have held the job since 1983. PwC declined to comment on Monday. Tesco confirmed that PwC would be retained as auditors for this year's annual results." [CNBC]

Tesco suspends execs and call in Deloitte over profits overstatement Don't worry, Uncle D will make it all better: "Deloitte are now set to join forces with Tesco's legal adviser's Freshfields to investigate an 'overstatement of its expected profit for the half year, principally due to the accelerated recognition of commercial income and delayed accrual of costs.'" [Accountancy Age]

LinkedIn and why LinkedIn endorsements aren't total nonsense [LinkedIn]

The Fed is losing a much-needed hawk [AP]

What's worse, living in Ohio or spending more than half of your life traveling? [Twitter]


Wells Fargo Advisors Settles Burger King Insider Trading Charges With SEC The SEC said it charged the broker-dealer on Monday with failing to maintain adequate controls to prevent an employee from insider trading. The SEC also charged the firm with delaying its production of documents and providing an altered internal document. According to the SEC, Wells Fargo admitted wrongdoing. [WSJ]

Would you pay $600 for the ugliest BlackBerry ever? [PCMag]

NerdWallet crunched the numbers on just how much tax money legal pot can bring in by state [NerdWallet]

Save the date: SYNERGY 2014 I'll be hanging out at the Thomson Reuters' user conference if you're free in early November [TR]

So much for clearing up the planet! Climate change protesters who marched through Manhattan are branded hypocrites for leaving litter strewn across the city Slobs [Daily Mail]

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