Accenture Sees Room for Growth in Insurance

Shares of technology outsourcing and consulting giant Accenture have been on a tear lately, with the company bulking up its insurance offerings. Trefis thinks Accenture's acquisition of Duck Creek Technologies could give it a boost, but maintains its price estimate for now.

Why America's 42 Million Freelancers Need Help

New York-based Freelancers Union released a study on Tuesday that highlights the economic costs stemming from the lack of health care, insurance and other benefits that most full-time employees take for granted. And it calls for a series of reforms to put this vital part of the labor force on equal footing with other working Americans.