10/31/2012 - Want the cachet of a Hong Kong office? Be prepared to work in the red light district

10/31/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Election resumes, ExxonMobil, Panasonic losers, mistress Monopoly

10/31/2012 - The huge and growing subprime debt time-bomb sitting inside China’s banks

10/31/2012 - Did a US official let slip new information about online theft from banks?

10/31/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Election resumes, jobs reports, Barclays again, the marathon

10/31/2012 - KPMG: We will open a new office in Myanmar, Asia’s “next economic frontier”

10/31/2012 - This year’s terrible summer for corn turns out to have been great for Halloween pumpkins

10/31/2012 - Activist investor Carl Icahn reports a 10% stake in Netflix

10/31/2012 - How FedEx countered Sandy with an army of meteorologists and a mass evacuation of planes

10/31/2012 - Subways are the heart of New York’s economy and it’s going to take major surgery to get the city back to life

10/31/2012 - Why buying Star Wars was a brilliant move by Disney

10/31/2012 - How will you get to work tomorrow? Check out these 12 Sandy aftermath trackers

10/31/2012 - Five ideas that might have saved New York City from flooding

10/31/2012 - See where New York City uses the most energy—when it has any

10/31/2012 - Insurance companies have the power to foil the next Hurricane Sandy

10/31/2012 - With a misleading ad, the global supply chain takes center stage in the US election

10/31/2012 - Yes, the US debt ceiling is looming, again

10/31/2012 - Watch out, Obama. The renegades of Silicon Valley are moving to the right

10/31/2012 - The world’s candy land is now flat

10/31/2012 - Why I hang onto my BlackBerry and other lessons for Apple as it courts women

10/31/2012 - Apple weighs on tech, as US markets resume trading

10/31/2012 - How Hurricane Sandy is affecting markets—NYSE back up and running

10/31/2012 - Sandy: Six numbers to help you get a sense of the size of the mess

10/31/2012 - Greece’s new budget shows country is far worse off than previously stated

10/31/2012 - Is East Africa the promised land of gas, or just a forsaken desert?

10/31/2012 - Unemployment hits record high in Europe

10/31/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief – Americas Edition – After the storm, Spain hits out at EU, Barclays’ woes, Vietnam’s Pussy Riot

10/31/2012 - Panasonic forecasts a $9.6 billion loss, amid slow TV sales and restructuring costs

10/31/2012 - Barclays’ profits take a hit while US regulators open two new investigations

10/31/2012 - “The man” agrees with Occupy protestors and the story goes viral

10/31/2012 - If you look at the right baseline, the US economy is overperforming; the United Kingdom, not so much

10/31/2012 - Vietnam is becoming more repressive to cosy up to China—and it’s making a mistake

10/31/2012 - Dear Germany, this truck company shows why you are not immune from the euro crisis

10/31/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—The US after the storm, Vietnam’s Pussy Riot, Star Wars, rats

10/30/2012 - Taiwan’s GDP growth comes in below expectations

10/30/2012 - How a hurricane in the US is both a much bigger and much smaller disaster than it seems

10/30/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—The US after the storm, Greece deals with the troika, BP beats expectations

10/30/2012 - The Force is with Disney: why Pixar and Marvel deals offer hope to Star Wars fans

10/30/2012 - Disney is buying Lucasfilm, the maker of Star Wars, for $4 billion

10/30/2012 - New York City’s subways could take between 21 days and several months to be restored, says study

10/30/2012 - 30 years of debt and a lifetime of memories—what you get when you host the Olympics

10/30/2012 - US companies are seeing a frightening decline in demand

10/30/2012 - It doesn’t matter who wins: This is the least consequential US election in years

10/30/2012 - No transit, no power, but my bank loves me: Hurricane Sandy’s flood of marketing emails

10/30/2012 - In Sandy’s wake, here’s why millions of Americans have cell service but no power

10/30/2012 - Subprime bonds are driving Americans to buy… cars, this time

10/30/2012 - What you get when you cross cool Peugeot-Citroen with dowdy GM: Nothing great

10/30/2012 - Greek Prime Minister says agreement with troika reached

10/30/2012 - Oil-rich dictators promise to stop stealing money. There are just a few conditions…

10/30/2012 - The lights at Goldman Sachs stay on through hurricane: Electricity as the new symbol of Wall Street greed

10/30/2012 - Sandy, the morning after, in ten numbers

10/30/2012 - Organic, diet, single-serve. Norwegians spend most on dog food

10/30/2012 - German unemployment rose twice as much as forecast in October

10/30/2012 - BP raises dividend as profits beat expectations

10/30/2012 - Spanish bonds stay same as GDP contracts

10/30/2012 - Dutch leaders introduce coalition government, billions in budget cuts, and a catchy new slogan

10/30/2012 - Whoops. Asian bad loans again? Is Standard Chartered heading back into banana skin territory?

10/30/2012 - Deutsche Bank profit up on investment banking revenue

10/30/2012 - Newsweek to shut Asia offices as it prepares to go fully digital

10/30/2012 - Companies paying big dividends to dodge the fiscal cliff have investors salivating

10/30/2012 - The lessons Goldman Sachs hasn’t learned about one hundred-year storms

10/30/2012 - Japanese carmakers have lost sales to Chinese nationalism, but they’ve needed a new China strategy for a while

10/30/2012 - Does BP now mean “Back to Petroleum”?

10/30/2012 - If anyone knows how to sell mobile phone search engine ads to Chinese factory owners and farmers, Baidu wants to buy your business

10/30/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief – Europe Edition – Sandy, Baidu, Apple

10/30/2012 - How Superstorm Sandy broke some of your favorite websites

10/29/2012 - Four ways of seeing Sandy without actually seeing it

10/29/2012 - Who’s going to pay the bill for Hurricane Sandy? Look to Aunt Agnes

10/29/2012 - Photos: A dark and flooded Lower Manhattan

10/29/2012 - New York City goes dark

10/29/2012 - Apple ousts Forstall, head of iOS, and hands over cloud problems to its cloud guy

10/29/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Sandy hits the US, Baidu’s billion-dollar quarter, Random Penguin

10/29/2012 - Need a loan? Go to Brazil. The government is giving them out like candy

10/29/2012 - Watch these webcams as Hurricane Sandy hits the US East Coast

10/29/2012 - Proof that Starbucks is the new public utility: Panic erupts when it closes, even during a hurricane

10/29/2012 - 93 days to open a business and other reasons Laos could be a lousy bet for foreign investors

10/29/2012 - Photos: The Financial District in New York is a ghost town today

10/29/2012 - How global warming helped transform Sandy from a hurricane into a Frankenstorm

10/29/2012 - Photos: The mine that is powering Mongolia’s economic boom

10/29/2012 - Hurricane Sandy’s gusts could blow away election expectations, too

10/29/2012 - How much will Hurricane Sandy cost the US economy?

10/29/2012 - Hurricane Sandy sends oil prices down but gasoline prices up

10/29/2012 - All-American brands like Budweiser and KFC take a beating at home but are thriving internationally

10/29/2012 - Forget Sandy, here are the strangest US stock market closures

10/29/2012 - Time management tips from someone who should know–a Timex manager

10/29/2012 - In China, investors follow migrant workers from the coast to the inland region

10/29/2012 - Nine ways to make your cell phone last the whole storm even if the power goes out

10/29/2012 - E-books, star authors, and lawsuits: Six reasons Penguin and Random House make more sense together

10/29/2012 - Protests lead Beijing to halt petrochemical plant expansion

10/29/2012 - Why US GDP is growing: housing and government have kicked in but business has dropped out

10/29/2012 - This is what the floor of the New York Stock Exchange looks like today

10/29/2012 - Low voter turnout in Finland suggests no leaders are particularly popular right now

10/29/2012 - Citibank and Goldman Sachs are working from home today

10/29/2012 - Want Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s $117 million pay package? Join a small company so everyone can see your worth

10/29/2012 - Brazilians now have more small dogs per capita than any other country

10/29/2012 - Rivals Random House and Penguin join forces

10/29/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief – Americas Edition – Hurricane Sandy, Ukrainian and Finnish elections, Steve Jobs’ yacht, Random Penguin

10/29/2012 - Ukraine’s ruling party claims victory in parliamentary elections

10/29/2012 - One in five UK workers can’t afford a basic standard of living

10/29/2012 - Bond markets should close early tomorrow for Hurricane Sandy, trade body says

10/29/2012 - Hong Kong builders’ shares suffer from new tax that could stem foreign real estate investment

10/28/2012 - Hurricane Sandy forces all US stock and options trading to shut down

10/28/2012 - Around Hurricane Sandy, discounts on eye-liner, Volkswagens and, yes, even Sandman comics

10/28/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Hurricane Sandy, skeptic Finns, Random Penguin, Steve Jobs’s yacht

10/28/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Hurricane Sandy, skeptic Finns, Steve Jobs’s yacht

10/28/2012 - IBM reports progress with carbon nanotubes that will ensure Moore’s Law continues

10/28/2012 - ExxonMobil gives Kurdish autonomy another boost by jilting Iraq

10/28/2012 - Independent Scotland may have to reapply for EU membership

10/28/2012 - More than $600 billion was smuggled out of China last year

10/28/2012 - “Lagarde List” of alleged Greek tax dodgers emerges. First prosecution: journalist who published it

10/28/2012 - Wen Jiabao’s family lawyers say “so-called hidden riches” of family members don’t exist and then threaten to sue NYT

10/27/2012 - Berlusconi says he must stay in politics to “reform the justice system” that sentenced him to jail

10/27/2012 - US banks can’t look forward to lighter regulation, even if Romney is elected

10/27/2012 - America’s shale oil bonanza won’t lead to an era of cheap energy—at least, so says this man

10/26/2012 - Why Samsung and Apple shouldn’t expect to keep making wild profits from smartphones

10/26/2012 - This chart shows why Greece still wants the euro even though it’ll hurt

10/26/2012 - Following the paper trail from a Citigroup analyst’s desk to a TechCrunch scoop

10/26/2012 - How Chinese internet users are getting around censorship of the “Cattle Times” story on Wen Jiabao

10/26/2012 - UBS will slash up to 10,000 jobs in “radical downsizing”

10/26/2012 - This week in photos: The Hajj begins, tablets are launched, rockets are fired, and more

10/26/2012 - There should be more women running businesses, because they do it better than men

10/26/2012 - Even if Berlusconi serves jail time, he won’t be held accountable for most of what he has done

10/26/2012 - “Amazon Is a Black Hole Threatening To Devour Corporate America”

10/26/2012 - Advice to unpaid interns: you’re being exploited and won’t get a job

10/26/2012 - Photos: The gritty, grainy apocalypse of Greece

10/26/2012 - Luxury repo men and the thrill of taking from the rich

10/26/2012 - Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi finally gets jail time

10/26/2012 - Inflation fears won’t drive US policy anytime soon

10/26/2012 - US grinds along at 2% growth, again

10/26/2012 - The best iPhone 5 case (so far) is the Switcheasy Tone

10/26/2012 - Clark Kent’s flying off the printed page. Why the rest of the comic world should follow

10/26/2012 - Will graft allegations in India help the country shed its corruption problem?

10/26/2012 - China now has almost one million tons of unnecessary aluminum and cannot stop producing it

10/26/2012 - Anglo American shareholders topple Cynthia Carroll, leaving FTSE 100 with only two female bosses

10/26/2012 - Spain jobless rate hits 25%

10/26/2012 - Citi Chairman “planned Pandit’s exit for months”

10/26/2012 - What’s another €30 billion between friends? More money for Greece

10/26/2012 - British oil executive shot dead in Belgium

10/26/2012 - Nine more banks tainted by LIBOR scandal

10/26/2012 - Swedish bank brags that it’s more creditworthy than Belgium

10/26/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Laos, the Wens’ billions, cannibal cop, girlfriend cushions

10/25/2012 - Their leaders’ riches, Ai Weiwei dancing to Gangnam Style, and other things the Chinese may not see online

10/25/2012 - NYT story on Wen Jiabao’s hidden wealth is blocked in China, so here’s a summary in Mandarin

10/25/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Apple and Amazon miss, “regulatory cliff,” India, cannibal cop

10/25/2012 - Eric Schmidt is headed to Paris to head off French proposal to charge Google for linking

10/25/2012 - 15% of Apple’s revenue now comes from China

10/25/2012 - Family relatives of Chinese premier Wen Jiabao have hidden wealth of at least $2.7 billion

10/25/2012 - iPhones, iPads, and not much else: How the mobile revolution drove Apple’s exponential growth

10/25/2012 - Freddie Mac and the Politics of Mortgage Refinancing

10/25/2012 - Apple’s revenue is growing fastest in Japan, up 113% from a year prior

10/25/2012 - China bans dissident Ai Weiwei’s ‘Gangnam Style’ parody video

10/25/2012 - Mitt Romney’s Kenyan connection, Barack Obama’s problem with Pakistan, and other insights from global polls

10/25/2012 - Lower oil and gas prices are going to become the new normal

10/25/2012 - Standard & Poor’s lowers ratings outlook for French banks

10/25/2012 - Think you’re busy? Johann Sebastian Bach had 20 kids

10/25/2012 - US business spending looking feeble ahead of fiscal cliff

10/25/2012 - The iPad Mini’s out, but here’s why Microsoft’s Surface is going to be huge

10/25/2012 - China’s latest bid for global dominance is in building nuclear reactors

10/25/2012 - Private equity “dumpster-diving” could drive a big increase in deals in 2013

10/25/2012 - The US also faces a regulatory cliff in 2013

10/25/2012 - Expecting the government to fix economic uncertainty is like trying to predict the future with a magic eight ball

10/25/2012 - No one is investigating wealthy Greek tax-evaders even though Greece really could use the money

10/25/2012 - Poker chips, fake invoices and art: How China’s elite illicitly move money out of the country

10/25/2012 - If things are slow at the office, just remind employees they are going to die

10/25/2012 - 80 US CEOs beg government to slash the deficit

10/25/2012 - The UK recession has ended. Now let the real fight over its economy begin

10/25/2012 - The UK is out of recession. So why isn’t anyone celebrating?

10/25/2012 - iPhone sales are killing good, old RadioShack

10/25/2012 - Poor embattled rate: LIBOR is under fire again from US watchdog

10/25/2012 - Cotton padding: Since September 8, China’s government bought 150 times more cotton than it did in 2011

10/25/2012 - Here are the fastest growing flight routes to and from the US

10/25/2012 - Here’s the “massive cover-up” in Europe’s ridiculously large banking sector

10/25/2012 - “Libor may be dodgy, stop using it,” TARP watchdog tells Treasury and Fed

10/25/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Buffett acquisitions, video game shortfalls, iPad mini marketing, LIBOR safe

10/25/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Buffett acquisitions, videogame shortfalls, iPad mini marketing

10/24/2012 - The cozy relationship between the Japanese authorities and the Yakuza is breaking down

10/24/2012 - Bonzer no more. ANZ Bank unveils ripper profits, but CEO says gnarly “headwinds” will make for a “challenging” 2013

10/24/2012 - How political scandals and economic uncertainty made China’s wealthiest more discreet

10/24/2012 - Why aren’t America’s presidential candidates talking about Europe’s financial crisis?

10/24/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Buffett acquisitions, earnings misfires, iPad mini marketing

10/24/2012 - Greece gets permission to suffer for two more years

10/24/2012 - This man has a way to make global warming a boon for the planet. Just don’t ask him to use it

10/24/2012 - Ex-Goldman director Gupta gets two years in prison

10/24/2012 - US defense spending is still going strong, whatever the Republicans may say

10/24/2012 - The most boring Fed announcement ever

10/24/2012 - Europe sinks deeper into debt

10/24/2012 - Remembering when America demanded China copy its goods and iconic artwork

10/24/2012 - My startup’s premise: A Kickstarter where the project is You

10/24/2012 - Women are the target of Apple’s iPad Mini advertising strategy

10/24/2012 - Maybe Europe’s unity doesn’t rest on its currency. Joint mission to Mars, anyone?

10/24/2012 - Kingfisher Airlines is burning but the owner’s good times just keep rolling

10/24/2012 - American masochism: The fiscal cliff is one of the most severe austerity policies in the world

10/24/2012 - Bank of America is the latest bank to be sued by the US for mortgage fraud

10/24/2012 - Everyone strangely relieved after China posts 12th straight month of industrial contraction data

10/24/2012 - Ford shuts Belgian plant as European car sales slide

10/24/2012 - Facebook feeds are getting crammed with mobile ads, users don’t mind, and Wall Street loves it

10/24/2012 - Netflix ranks its competitors: Hulu, Amazon, and—yes—HBO

10/24/2012 - Greece says it will have two more years that to meet its bailout targets

10/24/2012 - Introducing our new obsession: Congress only has 16 working days to prevent the fiscal cliff

10/24/2012 - Is Japan really phasing out nuclear power?

10/24/2012 - IKEA’s latest project is one customers can’t assemble

10/24/2012 - Zynga, creator of Farmville, sends employees out to pasture

10/24/2012 - Peugeot and GM strengthen alliance in Europe

10/24/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—iPad Mini, Gloomy Germans, Ex-Goldman banker’s sentencing, broken BRICs

10/24/2012 - How super is this Mario? ECB head must convince the Germans his plan will work

10/24/2012 - German business sentiment grows surprisingly gloomier

10/24/2012 - Why the Beijing government is banning foreign freight operators from its waterways

10/24/2012 - German gold paranoia has a grain of historical truth

10/23/2012 - A new sign of Facebook’s maturity: it’s getting creative about aggressively courting advertisers

10/23/2012 - Virgin America’s identity crisis worsens as growth slows

10/23/2012 - No smoking, no alcohol, and now no caffeine rush: Countries crack down on energy drinks

10/23/2012 - Australia binges on lamb burgers and new cars, even as global economy slows down

10/23/2012 - Netflix’s poor growth and risky new strategy pose a big risk for the company

10/23/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—iPad Mini, borrowing for buybacks, broken BRICs, brothel-backed soccer

10/23/2012 - EU court upholds ruling that airlines must pay customers compensation for flight delays

10/23/2012 - Banished from Beijing as a child, the next president of China lived in a cave

10/23/2012 - Why the US stock market is out of sync with the real economy: Companies are buying themselves

10/23/2012 - The Bundesbank’s plan to find and melt down Germany’s gold

10/23/2012 - Financial advice for multinationals: How to pay as little tax as possible on your UK revenue

10/23/2012 - A very brief history of the iPad Mini

10/23/2012 - Where will the iPad Mini fit in Apple’s product lineup?

10/23/2012 - Photos reveal why the iPad Mini matters: People will hold it with one hand—like a Kindle

10/23/2012 - With 300 billion iMessages sent in the last year, carriers are changing their tune

10/23/2012 - Here’s the obscure “Welding Institute” that invented the “friction stir welding” behind the new iMac

10/23/2012 - Live blog of Apple’s event where it’s unveiling the iPad Mini and other new products

10/23/2012 - The new geography of finance in the US

10/23/2012 - Want to avoid unemployment? Join the ‘creative class’

10/23/2012 - Smartphones and tablets push Taiwanese industry up

10/23/2012 - Will Iran really shoot itself to avoid being strangled?

10/23/2012 - What to expect when you’re expecting an iPad Mini

10/23/2012 - Leper hospitals and slaughterhouses: The cities of the future are embracing these five trends

10/23/2012 - Unconcerned by inflation, Latin America’s biggest economies consider “low for long” rates

10/23/2012 - EU backs finance transaction tax

10/23/2012 - Even if Obama wins, Bernanke ‘probably will not’ seek third term, NY Times says

10/23/2012 - Icelanders approve their crowdsourced, Facebook- and Twitter-constructed constitution

10/23/2012 - From good times to dreadful debt hangover: How Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher airline dream fell from the skies

10/23/2012 - UPS sees slowing growth everywhere

10/23/2012 - In London, nimble startups offer alternatives to stodgy banks

10/23/2012 - A boom in farmland – considered the next trend in long-term investments – shows no signs of slowing

10/23/2012 - Yahoo’s plan for a turnaround: juice its advertising revenue by reading your mind

10/23/2012 - Attention recent graduates: You may now leave your parents’ basement

10/23/2012 - Will Piers Morgan’s boast bring down the Trinity Mirror media group?

10/23/2012 - Close but no cigar, Karl Marx: capitalism is still kicking

10/23/2012 - Top BAE investors call for chairman’s resignation

10/23/2012 - Weak car sales show the German economy at last beginning to crack

10/23/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—iPad mini, presidential debate, singing mice, talking whale

10/22/2012 - China and Brazil, both running out of steam, need to trade economic models—like a house swap

10/22/2012 - A poorly focused debate reveals an assertive Obama and the challenger who agrees with him

10/22/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—iPad mini, Syria, art forgery

10/22/2012 - Why Yahoo’s hunger for relevance has led it to OpenTable

10/22/2012 - Newspapers have a strong future proving world leaders are still alive

10/22/2012 - Distrust between multinationals and China’s government can be deadly

10/22/2012 - The Street is not convinced that “the worst is over” for Europe

10/22/2012 - Apple, Google, and Amazon are so profitable because they know what to lose money on

10/22/2012 - Gone global: How Tata became India’s first $100 billion company, thanks to foreign sales

10/22/2012 - Monster Beverage plummets on report linking energy drinks to girl’s death

10/22/2012 - iPhones or not, US retailers would still be doing OK

10/22/2012 - China’s labor costs are now as high as Mexico’s

10/22/2012 - Do sovereign wealth funds actually curb oil corruption?

10/22/2012 - Thanks to Australia’s prime minister and official dictionary, we’re all misogynists now

10/22/2012 - You’ll get more done if you make a list of things to ‘stop doing’

10/22/2012 - So a Canadian gas company rejects a Malaysian bid, and China’s spooked. Here’s why it shouldn’t be

10/22/2012 - China tensions crushed Japan’s exports in September

10/22/2012 - The oligarchs are all :) as Rosneft becomes the world’s largest oil producer and rescues BP

10/22/2012 - Caterpillar cuts global revenue forecast, sees weak 2013

10/22/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—TNK-BP deal, Spanish election, London bankers, balloons

10/22/2012 - Lloyds rethinks bonuses to avoid battle with shareholders, but are banks going too far?

10/22/2012 - Even after regional wins, for Spain’s ruling party, it’s too soon to party

10/22/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition— TNK-BP deal, Spanish election, London bankers

10/21/2012 - NBC/WSJ poll: US presidential election a dead heat among likely voters

10/21/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition— TNK-BP deal, Spanish election, Ayn Rand

10/21/2012 - To set the stage for Obama and Romney’s final debate, look to this Hillary Clinton speech

10/21/2012 - Trading places: Why Obama is unexpectedly relying more on the Rustbelt than the Sunbelt

10/21/2012 - Why Ayn Rand outsells Karl Marx in India by 16 to 1 (and what else she tells us about countries)

10/21/2012 - BP escapes with $27 billion. Now the oligarchs have to deal with Putin

10/20/2012 - Here’s the one metric that proves China and Japan aren’t really fighting

10/20/2012 - Rich-world megatrend: older workers are keeping the young out of jobs

10/19/2012 - Fiscal cliff has execs on edge: “You can’t count on these guys”

10/19/2012 - At $2.5 billion, Airbnb is now more valuable than the Mandarin Oriental hotel chain

10/19/2012 - An economic recovery will kill Airbnb

10/19/2012 - I left America for the real land of promise—Poland

10/19/2012 - And the latest EU country to attempt to charge Google to index the news is… France

10/19/2012 - Four concrete ways the fiscal cliff is hurting business today

10/19/2012 - The end of women—in the kitchen: A recipe for male success

10/19/2012 - US housing rebound story intact, though existing home sales down slightly in September

10/19/2012 - Kim Jong Il’s endearing hipster grandson gives TV interview, says “like” a lot, calls uncle a “dictator.”

10/19/2012 - It turns out Foxconn is a lot like a serene liberal arts college

10/19/2012 - Andrew Ross Sorkin says Greg Smith “conned” the New York Times (where Sorkin works)

10/19/2012 - Forget GDP: Four charts that offer a real read on growth in China

10/19/2012 - A beautiful picture of nefarious computers at work in a real-time cyberattack map

10/19/2012 - Leaked: Meet the men who could run the world’s next superpower

10/19/2012 - Despite politics, China is spending more than ever on US companies

10/19/2012 - Happy 25th birthday to photos of brokers with hands on their faces

10/19/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—EU Summit, BP exits Russian venture, GE Earnings and Merkel’s traffic light blazers

10/19/2012 - The week in photos: Protests in India, Greece and Spain and finger pointing in the US

10/19/2012 - Is this progress or procrastination? Non-news from the EU summit

10/19/2012 - Ten indicators you should watch to predict the geopolitics of energy

10/19/2012 - Caution in a risky business: VC investment drops 12% amid IPO chill and fiscal cliff

10/18/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—EU Summit Spat, Google mishap, GE Earnings

10/18/2012 - The shortcomings of electricity as the Chinese indicator of choice

10/18/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—EU Summit Spat, Google mishap, GE Earnings

10/18/2012 - Having the world’s biggest publicly listed oil company won’t do Russia any favors

10/18/2012 - China’s foreign investment shopping spree is about to explode—but first we need to set global rules

10/18/2012 - Why Newsweek and the Daily Beast failed, while Bloomberg and Businessweek didn’t

10/18/2012 - Brits walk out on high street banks

10/18/2012 - Look at all the ripple effects of Google’s accidental earnings release

10/18/2012 - Why Google’s revenue is a half billion dollars less than everyone expected

10/18/2012 - Google’s premature release, pending a Larry quote, upends tech stocks

10/18/2012 - Analysts shower congratulations on Nokia despite a $1.27 billion loss

10/18/2012 - Cheap iPhones help push customer bills higher, Verizon says

10/18/2012 - As La Dolce Vita wanes in Italy, winemaker focuses on exports

10/18/2012 - Will the euro zone fall apart? (Shake for a new answer.)

10/18/2012 - If men had put women on their boards, we might not be arguing about quotas

10/18/2012 - PayPal is a dinosaur with smart competitors–and here’s why it’s wildly successful anyway

10/18/2012 - Bad bank loans, skyrocketing debt, and a deepening recession spell bailout. So what is Spain waiting for?

10/18/2012 - A fat guy starts a marathon and injects himself with crystal meth a few miles in. That’s China right now

10/18/2012 - Nestle’s sales: Is this coffee cup half empty or half full?

10/18/2012 - As Chinese GDP growth slows, Beijing’s challenges still loom large

10/18/2012 - Could smoking bans be the new indicator of economic growth?

10/18/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—EU summit, China slows, currency manipulation

10/17/2012 - Twitter censors an account for the first time, banning a neo-Nazi group from being viewed in Germany

10/17/2012 - That friend who says he works 75 hours a week? He’s probably only clocking 50

10/17/2012 - Never fear, Bank of America is hiring mortgage makers again

10/17/2012 - With a BP deal, Russia’s powerful oil czar may also finally get his revenge

10/17/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—EU summit, Google and Microsoft, Huawei non-espionage, binders

10/17/2012 - Why Obama and Romney shouldn’t have taken pot-shots at China in the debate

10/17/2012 - US bank earnings show they completely bought into QE

10/17/2012 - Meet the women of the binders business

10/17/2012 - Romney’s Chinese currency manipulation allegations are two years and a hamburger out of date

10/17/2012 - Here are just a few of the folks who were massively wrong about QE3

10/17/2012 - Mitt Romney is more similar to George W. Bush than he thinks

10/17/2012 - Memo to aspiring CEOs: on your climb up the ladder, you’ll need to take your passport

10/17/2012 - Turkey’s startup scene is still small, but women could be its secret weapon

10/17/2012 - The chart that shows US stocks aren’t on a sugar high

10/17/2012 - Chinese cyber-criminals caught laundering $48 mln through online games

10/17/2012 - Britain’s “productivity puzzle” continues as jobs surge, but economists don’t think it will last

10/17/2012 - The real reason the US economy is starting to improve

10/17/2012 - Seven reasons Intel could be the next RIM–and why the company is in a fight for its life

10/17/2012 - Maps and a mysterious illness for Google CEO Larry Page

10/17/2012 - Technology drives us toward autonomous cars, safer roads

10/17/2012 - Sink or Swim: How Inspired Venetian Engineering Is Rebalancing the City’s Delicate Conflict Between Art and Existence

10/17/2012 - The wonderful but vapid presidential debate over gasoline prices

10/17/2012 - BP’s marriage, and its suffering, may be over in Russia

10/17/2012 - And now leaving Greece: France’s third largest bank

10/17/2012 - Europe’s health commissioner resigns over tobacco scandal

10/17/2012 - Why any homeowners cheated by the world’s biggest banks may not get their day in court

10/17/2012 - Why Europe foots the bill for Maltese translators and other dubious economic choices in a crisis

10/17/2012 - If China doesn’t need as much steel, why is mining giant Rio Tinto still going strong?

10/17/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief – Europe edition – Presidential debate, Pandit out, plankton

10/16/2012 - In second US presidential debate, Obama stays sharp to a brittle Romney

10/16/2012 - The Chinese are becoming much more worried about inequality, corruption, and inflation

10/16/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Presidential debate, Pandit out, printing patents, plankton

10/16/2012 - How IBM’s weak hardware business explains its future plans

10/16/2012 - What’s next for Vikram Pandit? Citi’s former chief has limited options

10/16/2012 - There’s no “quick fix” to America’s manufacturing woes

10/16/2012 - Moody’s affirms Spain’s Baa3 credit rating, Spain dodges bullet

10/16/2012 - Cliff dive: Companies brace as the fiscal cliff cometh

10/16/2012 - QE3=slow growth+inflation: Monetary policy is sowing the seeds for the next crisis

10/16/2012 - Art thieves make terrible businessmen

10/16/2012 - Why big-box and mom-and-pop shops both matter in emerging markets

10/16/2012 - Rogue geoengineer dumps iron off Canada’s west coast in risky plot to sell carbon offsets

10/16/2012 - I was skeptical but now I’m convinced: Math matters

10/16/2012 - Vikram Pandit: Jamie Dimon called him a jerk, and other highlights from financial crisis tell-all books

10/16/2012 - Goldman Sachs dismisses the last few months of European stability

10/16/2012 - Just how much does austerity hurt? Why economists can’t agree

10/16/2012 - What’s billionaire Phil Anschutz got up his sleeve with the sale of AEG?

10/16/2012 - Update your drinking games for tonight’s debate: bankrupt A123 likely to become the new Solyndra

10/16/2012 - This is what the Vikram Pandit era looked like at Citigroup

10/16/2012 - Citi’s choice of Michael Corbat as new CEO signals a return to its roots

10/16/2012 - At tonight’s debate, how about acknowledging that China, India, and Europe exist?

10/16/2012 - Vikram Pandit out as Citigroup CEO, replaced by the firm’s man in Europe

10/16/2012 - Rupert Murdoch officially OK with being called “Big Rupe”

10/16/2012 - Euro zone inflation remains stable. Clothing prices spike, but rents decline across the continent

10/16/2012 - Portugal’s austerity experiment: tax hikes, spending cuts, and another year of recession

10/16/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—News Corp, Citi, Yahoo, and faster-than-light travel

10/15/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—News Corp, Citi, Yahoo, and faster-than-light travel

10/15/2012 - Why Amazon wants to get into the microchip business

10/15/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Inflating India, IBM earnings, Citi’s Asian success, faster-than-light travel

10/15/2012 - Al Roth’s Nobel Prize is in economics, but doctors can thank him, too

10/15/2012 - Compare how the world’s top economies help poor countries. (The 1% don’t rank well.)

10/15/2012 - Jamie Dimon, Vikram Pandit and John Stumpf: The biggest US bankers on QE3

10/15/2012 - Citigroup CEO gushes over Latin America

10/15/2012 - How US manufacturers, not Chinese dumping, killed Solyndra

10/15/2012 - What if high-altitude skydiving daredevil Felix Baumgartner had, in fact, exceeded the speed of light?

10/15/2012 - Did you know you’re supposed to consult a doctor before using iTunes?

10/15/2012 - EU leaders are expected to kick the can further down the road at Brussels summit

10/15/2012 - New York, London and Toronto top list of world’s best cities for business, innovation and living

10/15/2012 - Life is getting harder across Europe, except for some Romanians

10/15/2012 - Why Apple is launching the iPad mini, in one statistic

10/15/2012 - “Wikipedia Zero” copies Facebook’s strategy for world domination: free access to 230 million mobile users

10/15/2012 - iPhone 5 jolts US retail sales

10/15/2012 - Separatism is in the air as EU leaders prepare to meet in Brussels

10/15/2012 - All of a sudden, Somali pirates are losing the fight for the sea

10/15/2012 - To win the Nobel Prize in Economics, it helps to wield math. Lots of it

10/15/2012 - Nobel Prize in Economics awarded for matching kidneys to donors and students to schools

10/15/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition–Softbank, Scotland, iPad Mini

10/15/2012 - The $20.1 billion Softbank / Sprint Nextel deal: Here’s what you need to know

10/15/2012 - China’s economy may still be slowing, but other data offer cause for hope

10/15/2012 - Will a French regulator cost Google tens of millions in lost revenue?

10/15/2012 - Putin’s party maintains control in messy local elections

10/15/2012 - The riptide of cash out of Europe has abated … for now

10/15/2012 - The real reason everyone fears a Spanish debt downgrade

10/14/2012 - Why a drop in oil prices wouldn’t threaten Vladimir Putin any time soon

10/14/2012 - How to save India’s outsourcing industry: Start with getting Infosys back on track

10/14/2012 - Brother of Tea Party billionaires is accused of a role in a businessman’s alleged kidnapping

10/14/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition–Softbank, Scotland, iPad Mini

10/14/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition–Softbank, Scotland, iPad Mini

10/14/2012 - What the IMF thinks of the world economy, in plain English

10/13/2012 - My big fat Taj Mahal wedding: Dubai’s plan to replicate monument is misguided romance

10/13/2012 - Tech problems kill a banking merger? Really?

10/13/2012 - Alfred Nobel once had an image problem, now his Peace Prize needs a crisis consultant

10/13/2012 - Where’s the Greek in Greek yogurt? Multinationals moving out

10/12/2012 - Norwegians gave the EU the Nobel Prize, but they’ll skip membership, thanks

10/12/2012 - How China could end up paying the bill for Solyndra’s bankruptcy

10/12/2012 - Farewell my concubine: Mo Yan’s Nobel Prize heralds masculine wave in Chinese lit

10/12/2012 - Why ‘netizens’ are so important for China

10/12/2012 - Martha Raddatz just made the case for why being a woman matters

10/12/2012 - Did China just try to tilt the US election in Obama’s favor?

10/12/2012 - The week in photos: The Biden/Ryan standoff, a surprise Nobel winner, and a space shuttle traveling through the streets

10/12/2012 - Workday’s stunning IPO is sweet revenge for company founders, portends more success for cloud software IPOs

10/12/2012 - We have the history of the social web wrong

10/12/2012 - Why a 255% tariff on solar panels won’t save American producers, nor hurt Chinese ones

10/12/2012 - JPMorgan’s “whale” is on its way to becoming a sardine

10/12/2012 - Europe in shock as good news breaks twice on the same day

10/12/2012 - If you can read this——Mitt Romney will let you cross the border

10/12/2012 - You say tax-dodger, I say free-trader: Facebook faces scrutiny on UK taxes

10/12/2012 - JPMorgan reports better earnings than expected, CEO says US “housing market has turned the corner”

10/12/2012 - QE3 is Ben Bernanke’s masterstroke of market manipulation

10/12/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition–Softbank, China’s richest, Billabong

10/12/2012 - A big shift in oil will bring price relief

10/12/2012 - Investors are about to chase emerging-market bonds right over a cliff

10/12/2012 - European Union wins Nobel Peace Prize. Will Germany and Greece rumble over this cash, too?

10/12/2012 - What China and America need to do about Huawei and ZTE

10/12/2012 - These three Chinese property tycoons lost over $2 billion between them in the past year

10/12/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition–Softbank, China’s richest, Billabong

10/11/2012 - The US vice presidential debate, in relevant tweets

10/11/2012 - The 100 richest Chinese have a combined personal wealth exceeding Ireland’s GDP

10/11/2012 - Japan’s Softbank wants Sprint because it could be the key to high-speed mobile domination

10/11/2012 - The rise of the Computational Class

10/11/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition–Coca-Cola, Blankfein and Oil’s LIBOR

10/11/2012 - Obama’s problem with billionaires isn’t his economic policy: he just hurts their feelings

10/11/2012 - We just bought a company in Spain. Here’s why Europe is still an investment opportunity

10/11/2012 - The UK is about to wage war with Europe over budgets

10/11/2012 - Your iPhone is tracking you again

10/11/2012 - Greece losing 1,000 jobs a day as unemployment tops 25%

10/11/2012 - Wal-Mart shares are tearing up the track lately. Here’s why that’s a good sign for the US

10/11/2012 - It’s not just Big Bird: Sesame Street is a political lightning rod around the world

10/11/2012 - Aid organizations used to third-world problems are now helping Europe’s “new poor”

10/11/2012 - Why Facebook needs to figure out mobile, fast

10/11/2012 - What I saw at Japan’s biggest gadget show

10/11/2012 - Expat Hungarian sisters run flourishing vineyard bought with reparations

10/11/2012 - Weekly US unemployment numbers lowest in four years

10/11/2012 - French oil company Total says agency’s method manipulates benchmark pricing

10/11/2012 - If the economy’s to blame, why are tablets surging even as PCs crash?

10/11/2012 - Chinese author Mo Yan awarded Nobel Prize in literature

10/11/2012 - Memo to Joe Biden: I trailed Paul Ryan as a reporter, and here are his five secret weapons

10/11/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief – Americas Edition – Spotify, central banks, muppets

10/11/2012 - UK small business showing a big bump

10/11/2012 - The five truths that could help India avoid a slowdown

10/11/2012 - Photos: Inside one of News Corp.’s deserted newsrooms

10/11/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief – Europe Edition – AOL, Wall Street pay, muppets

10/10/2012 - Brazil’s central bank isn’t just worried about Brazil; it thinks the whole world is going down the drain

10/10/2012 - Brazil got it wrong today. It needs to keep its productivity high, not its currency low

10/10/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—AOL, Wall Street pay, muppets

10/10/2012 - Did the Twitter of China just convince the communist party to reform its labor camps?

10/10/2012 - Goldman Sachs found 4,000 “muppet” references in staff email—almost all of them about the movie

10/10/2012 - The one way Mitt Romney can beat President Obama on taxes

10/10/2012 - Photo series of wealthy Chinese kids and their expensive cameras goes viral

10/10/2012 - S&P cuts Spain’s rating, yet again

10/10/2012 - The iPhone 5’s launch was so massive that it boosted the air cargo industry

10/10/2012 - Deutsche Bank: Resurgent Romney could either wreck or rally the US dollar

10/10/2012 - The internet brought forth an urban renaissance

10/10/2012 - Building your own Airbnb just became radically easier, thanks to Stripe Connect and WePay

10/10/2012 - Not “adequately reconciled”: What blocked the BAE-EADS merger

10/10/2012 - Americans don’t save. Here’s why

10/10/2012 - Your daughter doesn’t need pink Legos to become an engineer

10/10/2012 - Scuppered or scuttled, the BAE-EADS deal is sunk

10/10/2012 - Wal-Mart faces its first strikes at home, which could loosen its grip on labor abroad

10/10/2012 - This is what capital flight looks like in Europe

10/10/2012 - Monti extends a surprise tax break to lowest earners. Is he getting soft or political?

10/10/2012 - These US companies are likely to post weak earnings thanks to China’s slowdown

10/10/2012 - Behind the race to build utopian city-states in the Honduran jungle

10/10/2012 - Wall Street’s beating up on Netflix again, but this thriller has a great hero: the customer

10/10/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Brazil rates, iPhone supplies, in-flight calls

10/10/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Brazil rates, iPhone supplies, in-flight calls

10/9/2012 - China’s Communist Party wants to show it won’t stand for corruption—but is it too late?

10/9/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Brazil rates, Israel elections, in-flight calls

10/9/2012 - More work, more spend: Actis bets Africa’s rising middle class needs malls and offices

10/9/2012 - Alcoa: the shift towards fuel-efficient cars is going to make us big bucks

10/9/2012 - Alcoa reports adjusted earnings of $0.03 per share, beating analyst estimates

10/9/2012 - China’s central bank seeks way to juice economy without a reckless banking binge

10/9/2012 - Before he won a Nobel Prize, his teacher told him pursuing science “would be a sheer waste of time”

10/9/2012 - Why grad school failed me

10/9/2012 - South Africa is just another accessory in Solange’s new music video

10/9/2012 - Here’s the real reason Silicon Valley coders write bad software

10/9/2012 - More than half of British households receive more in benefits than they pay in taxes

10/9/2012 - US firms borrowed $92 billion with long-term debt, but fiscal cliff will keep much in their pockets

10/9/2012 - Buy! Sell! How Russian oligarchs are trying everything to turn the tables on BP

10/9/2012 - America’s flimsy case against China’s Huawei and ZTE

10/9/2012 - How Iraq could flood the global oil market and become a new Saudi Arabia

10/9/2012 - You’ll soon have the chance to invest in SolarCity. Here’s why Google put $355 million behind the company

10/9/2012 - Spy scandal knocks ZTE shares, even though the House said nothing new

10/9/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Merkel in Greece, Huawei, human free fall

10/9/2012 - Why investors should focus on Alcoa’s earnings call rather than its profits

10/9/2012 - ‘Hail to the IBM’ and other corporate anthems to sing along to

10/9/2012 - Indebted euro-zone countries are reviving wealth taxes. But should they?

10/9/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Merkel in Greece, Huawei, human free fall

10/9/2012 - Why Telefónica’s debt is a grave European problem

10/8/2012 - Campaign ads show Americans care about only four places outside the US. (Guess which four.)

10/8/2012 - Does Ben Bernanke want to replace GDP with a happiness index?

10/8/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Merkel in Greece, Huawei, human free fall

10/8/2012 - If you take out Apple and central banks, the S&P 500 is only up 4% this year

10/8/2012 - How President Obama signed the biggest free-trade deals in 17 years without signing them

10/8/2012 - UnitedHealth bets big on Brazil’s swelling middle-class market for private healthcare

10/8/2012 - Will Merkel’s visit to Athens yield anything more concrete than traffic jams and anger in the streets?

10/8/2012 - Myanmar, a place that will turn your lawyer’s hair white

10/8/2012 - The class inversion: how American politics turned upside down

10/8/2012 - What it looks like at an agriculture collective struggling with a blighted crop of corn

10/8/2012 - China’s ‘Golden Week’ of shopping shows that consumers are confident about the future

10/8/2012 - Where all of Hugo Chavez’s oil workers went

10/8/2012 - BlackBerry tries to capitalize on Indian youth

10/8/2012 - Oilfields are declining too fast to ever again reach an age of fossil fuel plenty

10/8/2012 - Hong Kong chief executive should stop playing to the xenophobes and focus on the China slowdown

10/8/2012 - Iran’s swashbucking speedboat smugglers are latest victim of sanctions squeeze

10/8/2012 - Eurozone launches permanent bailout fund today, with Spain in the spotlight

10/8/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition— Venezuela, private spaceflight, world’s best university

10/8/2012 - Big businesses say British government isn’t going green enough and threaten to pull investments

10/8/2012 - Mark Rothko painting defaced at London’s Tate Modern

10/7/2012 - What Chavez won in Venezuela: time to define his legacy

10/7/2012 - No matter who and how many rise to power in China, a pile of problems awaits

10/7/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition— Venezuela, private spaceflight, world’s best university

10/7/2012 - What are we missing? Here’s how to get in touch with Quartz

10/6/2012 - Weekend Reads

10/5/2012 - Putin may adopt radical course on the Arctic Sea

10/5/2012 - Drivers everywhere are getting off the road. So what is with Finland?

10/5/2012 - Why Polaroid was the Apple of its time

10/5/2012 - Russian cyber gang said to be organizing a ‘mega heist’ of US banks

10/5/2012 - US is chasing away immigrant entrepreneurs, say studies

10/5/2012 - If Gangnam’s your style, here are five other acts to check out

10/5/2012 - 5 reasons Germans ride 5 times more mass transit than Americans

10/5/2012 - How President Obama, a Belgian payment system, and the EU just killed Iran’s economy

10/5/2012 - Canada’s Northern Gateway pipeline doesn’t stand a chance

10/5/2012 - 30% of European workers are overeducated for their jobs

10/5/2012 - Flash crash on India’s National Stock Exchange: 16% plunge in seconds

10/5/2012 - The week in photos: Pussy Riot protest, Venezuelan politics, Turkey-Syria fighting, and more

10/5/2012 - How Venezuela looks after 14 years of Hugo Chávez—and how it will look without him

10/5/2012 - How Canada saved one gay couple’s relationship—but killed their careers

10/5/2012 - The three ways to keep US unemployment down. Warning: It might take 10 years

10/5/2012 - The dirty old men of tomorrow defend love of girl K-pop band in the New Yorker

10/5/2012 - Justin Bieber’s manager signs on Gangnam Style rapper Psy; soju toast ensues

10/5/2012 - Twitter laughs at Jack Welch’s suggestion that the US jobs report was manipulated

10/5/2012 - Here’s a complete snapshot of the US jobs report in charts and stats

10/5/2012 - NY Fed rules that Lockheed was the first corporation described as ‘too big to fail’

10/5/2012 - The itty-bitty, $54 billion railroad network needed to export Afghanistan’s mineral wealth

10/5/2012 - The US economy added 114,000 jobs in September; the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8%

10/5/2012 - ‘Spain doesn’t need a bailout at all’ and other hilarious quotes about the crisis

10/5/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—US jobs, Samsung profits, Turkey tensions

10/5/2012 - Samsung reports record quarterly profits of $7.3 billion

10/5/2012 - Luxury sales in Hong Kong fell as Chinese shoppers curb spending

10/5/2012 - New radio telescope to shed light on origin of galaxies

10/5/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—US jobs, Samsung profits, Turkey tensions

10/4/2012 - This will be the most important number in the US jobs report

10/4/2012 - Turkey’s startups, used to uncertainty, gather in spite of threats from Syria

10/4/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Japan’s interest rates, US jobs, Turkey tensions

10/4/2012 - Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: A Fresh Look Using Proximity to Mines

10/4/2012 - Iran is working on its own private internet

10/4/2012 - What Obama and Romney did not say about the geopolitics of their energy plans

10/4/2012 - The Fed’s plan is all about housing, and there’s reason to think it’s working

10/4/2012 - Photos: Labor protests continue to roil Greece

10/4/2012 - Snacking in the Eternal City? €500, Signore

10/4/2012 - Stunning ice cream ball in shape of cratered moon, designed for Häagen-Dazs

10/4/2012 - Fed officials saw manageable risks of bond-buying, minutes show

10/4/2012 - US vulture fund seizes Argentine naval vessel—is Greece next on their list?

10/4/2012 - Brits, Europeans are increasingly miserable about jobs, but Americans feel better

10/4/2012 - The SEC’s problem? It’s over-worked, under-resourced, and hasn’t evaluated markets in 16 years

10/4/2012 - The diminishing returns of Facebook’s next billion users

10/4/2012 - Spain’s slow-motion bank run continues

10/4/2012 - The US can no longer rely on small businesses to produce job growth

10/4/2012 - How thrifty American drivers will feed China’s taste for oil

10/4/2012 - Solution to global climate change: go organic, says Burgundy winemaker

10/4/2012 - New species of fanged miniature dinosaur from South Africa identified

10/4/2012 - What is global climate change doing to our favorite wines?

10/4/2012 - The forgotten mapmaker: Nokia has better maps than Apple and maybe even Google

10/4/2012 - The Big Ideas: Was the US presidential debate a game-changer or too little-too late?

10/4/2012 - European Central Bank leaves interest rates unchanged, presents little new information at latest monetary policy meeting

10/4/2012 - Bank of England stands pat and keeps rate unchanged

10/4/2012 - US Dept of Labor says initial jobless claims rose slightly to 367K

10/4/2012 - The world’s top debater is a 15-year-old from Pakistan. Here’s her take on who won last night.

10/4/2012 - Facebook reaches 1 billion users, says Facebook post by CEO and founder Zuckerberg

10/4/2012 - Moscow’s pension plans are getting in the way of its ambitions as a financial center

10/4/2012 - Unilever looking to sell Skippy peanut butter brand

10/4/2012 - Russia faces the end of its petrodollar surplus

10/4/2012 - Police clash with unpaid shipyard workers in Greece

10/4/2012 - In business, out of business–what’s the difference?

10/4/2012 - Can Ireland be called a euro zone success story? Perhaps not yet

10/4/2012 - Chinese and French pull out of British nuclear project

10/4/2012 - Land grab leaves a billion hungry, says Oxfam

10/4/2012 - Nationalist governor from Tokyo stirs up fresh tensions with China over disputed islands

10/4/2012 - Malaysias IPO raises $1.5 billion in one of the biggest Asian offerings of the year

10/4/2012 - Millions of snarky Chinese netizens agree: US debate doesn’t impress, but democracy does

10/4/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief–Europe Edition–Syria, Portuguese taxes, mobile web

10/3/2012 - In US presidential debate, Romney missed the memo on Tesla Motors

10/3/2012 - There was a brief moment tonight where the White House press corp was on Romney’s side

10/3/2012 - Angel investment, the weak link in India’s startup pipeline

10/3/2012 - Big Bird to Donald Trump, some interesting characters were invoked in the first US presidential debate

10/3/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief–Asia Edition–Syria, Portuguese taxes, mobile web

10/3/2012 - Everyone who says the Fed can’t do anything for the real economy is wrong

10/3/2012 - ECB’s Draghi to parry with press over bond-buying program

10/3/2012 - With a global education guy at the top, Pearson’s sending a message about its future

10/3/2012 - Why Indian parents should be allowed to choose whether to have girls

10/3/2012 - The secret to US growth in the 21st century: more Asian immigrants

10/3/2012 - Turkey fired on Syria after shells hit border town

10/3/2012 - In a low-interest-rate world, older Americans might want to scale back their retirement dreams

10/3/2012 - Think the US is the most entrepreneurial country in the world? Not so fast

10/3/2012 - Video – Iranians protest over falling currency

10/3/2012 - Photos: Nokia considers a call to sell headquarters

10/3/2012 - Danger ahead for HP: It’s now worth less than the net value of its assets

10/3/2012 - Maybe the fiscal cliff was actually a stroke of genius

10/3/2012 - Hong Kong loves weird, hilarious English names

10/3/2012 - The four search engines that can’t get along: You’ll stay hungry because they’ll stay foolish

10/3/2012 - Maple syrup heist investigators get a break in the case

10/3/2012 - What the Fed’s unprecedented policies mean for Americans

10/3/2012 - American Airlines inspects 47 planes after seats come loose mid-flight

10/3/2012 - Chinese banks say to skip IMF meetings in Japan in possible boycott over islands

10/3/2012 - Georgia’s election result won’t spread the democracy bug

10/3/2012 - Nokia mulls selling its Finland headquarters

10/3/2012 - Formula One racing is not the worst idea for saving Greece’s economy (but it’s not great)

10/3/2012 - If you’re expecting a lot from Europe this month, prepare to be underwhelmed

10/3/2012 - Telefonica will offer shares of its German unit in Q4 in attempt to cut down debt

10/3/2012 - ADP jobs report: the US added 162K non-farm private jobs in September

10/3/2012 - Oil companies likely to remain on the hook for drilling in nations that torture their citizens

10/3/2012 - Can sans serif restore AIG’s reputation?

10/3/2012 - This “lost” Steve Jobs speech from 1983 hints at wireless networking, the iPad, and the app store

10/3/2012 - Not-so-smart phones and pockets of innovation: thoughts from five VCs working in the emerging world

10/3/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition— Mini iPad, Lenovo PCs, expensive Luanda

10/3/2012 - Free WiFi comes to UK, thanks to Skype

10/3/2012 - The whiz-kid, microtargeting “force multiplier” behind Obama’s high-tech campaign

10/3/2012 - Most of the world is yawning at the US presidential election—except the Chinese

10/3/2012 - Deutsche Telekom nears deal to buy cellphone rival of its T-Mobile USA unit

10/3/2012 - Bhutan aims to be first 100% organic nation

10/3/2012 - The real problem with Apple’s maps isn’t the maps; it’s Apple’s whole strategy

10/3/2012 - Here’s how Michigan got Canada to pay for their new bridge—but might turn it down, anyway

10/3/2012 - For Millennials, the US election is a generational battle with billions at stake

10/3/2012 - UK’s biggest retailer sees drop in profits for first time in nearly two decades

10/3/2012 - Dame Marjorie to leave helm of Pearson

10/3/2012 - China’s slowdown hits manufacturing, Asian stocks and even Australian coal exports

10/2/2012 - China’s factories represent the past, present, and future

10/2/2012 - How much do overseas votes matter? They got US health care reform passed

10/2/2012 - Facebook to solve all its revenue problems at once through advertising in emerging markets, says COO

10/2/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition— Mobile startup, Lenovo PCs, expensive Luanda

10/2/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition— Mobile startup, Spanish austerity, expensive Luanda

10/2/2012 - Gangnam Style meme worth $50 million, gets translated into Klingon

10/2/2012 - Spending on luxury goods is rising fastest in poor countries

10/2/2012 - Businesses, ask not what China can do for you but what you can do for China

10/2/2012 - These eight mining giants are the most exposed to collapsing iron ore prices

10/2/2012 - Immigrants are responsible for 44% of Silicon Valley technology startups

10/2/2012 - Meet some of the world’s shortest domain names

10/2/2012 - US lets China’s rival Taiwan into exclusive visa waiver program

10/2/2012 - GM: Goodbye Facebook. Hello problems.

10/2/2012 - Photo essay: a Hong Kong pleasure craft sinks on China’s birthday

10/2/2012 - Luckily, the countries worst hit by the euro crisis are the least susceptible to depression and suicide

10/2/2012 - Purgatory shortened by 15 minutes: Frankfurt Airport opens new Pier A+

10/2/2012 - America’s new subprime boom: This time it’s cars

10/2/2012 - EU regulators want big banks to divide their business

10/2/2012 - If American universities want the best international students, it’s time to rethink the college essay

10/2/2012 - Why consumers can’t be bothered to use their phones to pay for things

10/2/2012 - Iran’s currency hits all-time low as western sanctions take their toll

10/2/2012 - If a battery-driven age is to arrive, this is the benchmark

10/2/2012 - Think high frequency trading is easy money? Think again

10/2/2012 - EU to roll out 4G wireless just to support Apple’s latest gadgets

10/2/2012 - Since 2000, the number of mobile phones in the developing world has increased 1700%

10/2/2012 - How Japan’s “love hotels” become a headache for Cargill, America’s largest privately held company

10/2/2012 - Photos: In the shadows of Shanghai’s skyscrapers

10/2/2012 - Samsung sues Apple over iPhone 5

10/2/2012 - Three things to know about the new Bear Stearns/JP Morgan mortgage deal lawsuit

10/2/2012 - Senate leaders are trying to cut a deal to avert the “fiscal cliff”

10/2/2012 - This cartoon is making the rounds of American oilmen

10/2/2012 - Apple controls the world’s largest hedge fund you’ve never heard of

10/2/2012 - In Georgia, it takes a James Bond house, a menagerie and a billion dollars

10/2/2012 - The US needs more Elon Musks: Vivek Wadhwa on America’s brain drain problem

10/2/2012 - The largest payment platform on Earth can reach 2 billion people–so why haven’t you heard of it?

10/2/2012 - Australia makes unexpected interest rate cut, citing softer global economic growth prospects

10/2/2012 - To thwart Apple, Samsung making “aggressive” moves into China

10/2/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief — Americas Edition — Spanish bailout talk, Chinese consumers, exploding washing machines

10/2/2012 - Is the SEC giving up on making high-frequency traders play fair?

10/2/2012 - Chinese ships circle Japanese-controlled islands

10/2/2012 - Turning air into a cryogenic liquid could store energy generated by intermittent renewables

10/2/2012 - Moody’s says Spanish banks are much worse off than independent audit revealed

10/2/2012 - Russia’s domestic bond market could bring in $30 billion

10/2/2012 - EU advisers recommend major banking reforms including to pay

10/2/2012 - Australia cuts interest rates

10/2/2012 - Forget the stress tests: Europe’s banks are a worrisome mystery

10/2/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief — Europe Edition– Chinese consumers, mining deals, maternity leave

10/2/2012 - China’s road toll ban allows Golden Week revelers to travel for free, only they aren’t getting anywhere

10/1/2012 - North Korea: US policy is making the Korean peninsula the most dangerous place on earth

10/1/2012 - Chinese consumers are becoming more self-indulgent (i.e., more like everyone else)

10/1/2012 - Only the US and China can craft a global trade deal, glum WTO head says

10/1/2012 - Years after Bear Stearns debacle, a new suit is brought on firm’s mortgage deals

10/1/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief — Asia Edition– Chinese consumers, Google, maternity leave

10/1/2012 - How to plan for a 2013 recession if you’re a multinational: prepare for a 25% drop in sales

10/1/2012 - How to make computer programming accessible to the entire world–by changing programming itself

10/1/2012 - Everyone is claiming victory in Georgia’s parliamentary elections

10/1/2012 - Ben Bernanke: Still not trying to impoverish America’s grandmas

10/1/2012 - Google has surpassed Microsoft’s market value for the first time

10/1/2012 - Up 3,800%, Chinese consumption drives “biggest opportunity in the history of man”

10/1/2012 - Euro zone crisis tracker: What you need to know this week—Oct. 1

10/1/2012 - Russia’s IT sector as promising for investment as its natural resources, Medvedev tells Zuckerburg

10/1/2012 - Letter to Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer: It’s OK to go back to work right away—I did

10/1/2012 - IKEA airbrushed all the women out of its catalog in Saudi Arabia

10/1/2012 - US manufacturing is expanding while Japan and China slow down

10/1/2012 - Amazon.com is now loaning money directly to small businesses

10/1/2012 - The entrepreneur who asked Stephen King for a blurb and got a book instead

10/1/2012 - “No idea, no matter how good, is unique.” Entrepreneur Charles Ardai on what not to assume in business

10/1/2012 - Hackers’ anger over YouTube video shuts down six major bank websites

10/1/2012 - What a big, fat Greek wedding taught me about the euro crisis

10/1/2012 - Mexico, not Brazil, may be Latin America’s largest economy by 2022

10/1/2012 - The CD, at 30, is feeling its age

10/1/2012 - Turkey wants its art back, museums from NY to Berlin deeply annoyed

10/1/2012 - Today’s forecast: scattered US-China trade storms through mid-November

10/1/2012 - Ride-sharing startups boom in crisis-plagued Europe

10/1/2012 - Forget manufacturing data. To gauge China’s slowdown, watch iron ore prices instead

10/1/2012 - Everything you ever wanted to know about 3D printing

10/1/2012 - Distressed real estate shark is cleaning up on European assets

10/1/2012 - Ben Bernanke and the cruise liner formerly known as Queen Elizabeth III

10/1/2012 - In Spain, the youth unemployment rate is now a staggering 53%

10/1/2012 - Georgian election could be decided on incriminating videos

10/1/2012 - Quartz Daily Brief — Americas Edition — Mining merger, Georgian elections, and pre-historic dentistry

10/1/2012 - Chinese tourists fear traveling to Japan

10/1/2012 - Manufacturing continues to slide in the euro zone, but there is a silver lining

10/1/2012 - Breaking news: Britain’s top earner pays all of his taxes

10/1/2012 - European Ryder Cup win could mean £100 million for Scotland

10/1/2012 - Chinese wind farm to sue President Obama

10/1/2012 - The $35 billion Xstrata-Glencore merger made a lot more sense when they first discussed it five years ago