Big Four Auditors Fail to Meet U.K. Regulator Expectations

The U.K.’s accounting regulator said audits performed by the big four accounting firms and smaller rivals failed to meet expectations, raising troubling questions about the financial statements upon which investors rely. The Financial Reporting Council, which oversees the U.K. arms of international

China's Export Engine Accelerates, Defying Expectations

China’s imports and exports posted stronger-than-expected growth in June as global demand for Chinese goods remained solid and sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks in the country’s biggest export hub didn’t hit outbound shipments as much as expected. China’s exports increased 32.2% from a year

China's Export Engine Accelerates, Defying Expectations

China’s imports and exports posted stronger-than-expected growth in June as global demand for Chinese goods remained solid and sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks in the country’s biggest export hub didn’t hit outbound shipments as much as expected. China’s exports increased 32.2% from a year

Amazon and the Burden of Great Expectations

Things had been looking good for Charleston Gourmet Burger, a small family business based in South Carolina. Founded by husband-and-wife team Chevalo and Monique Wilsondebriano in 2012, it sold its burger sauces and marinades in thousands of stores across the U.S., on