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Accounting News Roundup: The Richest Bank; KPMG’s Latest Buy; Happy and Burned Out | 07.22.15

Wells Fargo & Co. Is the Earth’s Most Valuable Bank [WSJ]
WFC's market capitalization hovers around $300 billion, surpassing Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd.

KPMG acquires consultancy High Point Rendel [Accountancy Age]
High Point specializes in commercial, contractual, program and risk management services for energy and transportation companies.

Terrance Bilbo appointed to Grant Thornton’s Senior Leadership Team [GT]
Am I the only one whose mind went directly to Hobbits? Yes? Okay, then. Anyway, Mr. Bilbo will serve as GT's Chief Administrative Officer starting August 1.

Some LaGuardia, JFK airport workers to strike starting Wednesday [Reuters]
Security workers and baggage handlers plan to strike starting at 10 pm ET tonight.

Just Because You’re Happy Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Burned Out [HBR]
86% of office workers surveyed responded that they were "happy" or "very happy" in their jobs. 53% of the same survey pool also responded that they were "burned out."

These Are the Top 20 Cities Americans Are Ditching [Bloomberg]
El Paso, New York/Newark/Jersey City, New Haven/Milford are your top three.

Man who survived lightning strike wins $1M jackpot with co-worker [CTV News]
Do NOT get on a plane with this man.