The "Big Four" audit, accounting and consulting firms include: Ernst & Young, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. About.com Careers explains that they provide a range of services including public company auditing, corporate tax services, business consulting services and wealth management services.Know More
In the 1980s, the top eight accounting and consulting firms were known as the "Big Eight." However, after a series of consolidation between firms, they became known as the "Big Five." After the Enron scandal caused Arthur Anderson to go under in 2001, the firms became known as the "Big Four."
Arthur Anderson was indicted for shredding documents in the Enron scandal. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was passed in 2002, and it established stricter rules for auditing compliance.Learn more about Corporations
There is no mention of Bill Gates owning even a small portion of Apple in either his About.com or Wikipedia entries. This means that, unless this is a topic that has not been brought to the public, Bill Gates does not own any part of Apple.Full Answer >
The main characters in "The Gift of the Magi" are Mr. James Dillingham Young, known as Jim, and his wife Della. The short story is one of O. Henry's most beloved and concerns an impoverished couple that each sacrifices their most cherished possession to purchase a holiday gift for the other, according to History.com.Full Answer >
The tensile strength of copper as defined by the Young's modulus is 129.8 gigapascals, (129.8 GPa). This number is at the upper end of the range, meaning that copper is a very ductile material and can tolerate being pulled into very thin wire without breaking.Full Answer >
Young Benjamin Franklin attended Mr. George Brownell's school to study arithmetic and writing. Franklin attended this school from the age of 8 until 10 years old.Full Answer >