2/28/2013 - Slowdown at China’s YouTube shows Chinese companies are also failing to make money from mobile ads

2/28/2013 - These charts show the end of global banking is upon us

2/28/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—World ends, Pope erased, Groupon boss fired, marijuana cannon

2/28/2013 - Five of Andrew Mason’s most ridiculous moments

2/28/2013 - Marissa Mayer’s work-from-home ban is actually supported by data

2/28/2013 - Groupon has the same problems, even with Andrew Mason out as CEO

2/28/2013 - How airline ticket prices fell 50% in 30 years

2/28/2013 - Groupon’s Andrew Mason: “I was fired today”—the memo, illustrated

2/28/2013 - The ghost of Lehman Brothers tries to drag JP Morgan’s whale into court

2/28/2013 - Photos: Kenya’s painful path to its second presidential election

2/28/2013 - Here are the schools most likely to make you millions

2/28/2013 - Google’s Sergey Brin finds smartphones “emasculating”—he may have a point.

2/28/2013 - IAG Airlines lost $1.2 billion last year, but its misery has plenty of company

2/28/2013 - Measuring the fallout from the UK’s horse meat scandal: Tesco’s got it worst

2/28/2013 - Don’t come to Wall Street for the money, even if you plan on giving it away

2/28/2013 - India’s new budget isn’t big on new ideas, but it’ll do for now

2/28/2013 - For Barnes & Noble, selling e-books is even worse than selling the real thing

2/28/2013 - Photo: Beijing’s smog makes a thousand-foot skyscraper disappear

2/28/2013 - When losing €19 billion is a good thing

2/28/2013 - Shell’s delay in the Arctic exposes a conflicted industry

2/28/2013 - India’s bold new wealth tax probably won’t work. And that’s because of Mauritius

2/28/2013 - Is Europe’s cap on bankers’ bonuses as “deluded” as the Roman Empire’s grocery price policy?

2/28/2013 - T-Mobile customers increase, but they are the less profitable kind

2/28/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—bankers’ bonuses, pope’s farewell, BoJ, India’s budget, indie capitalism

2/28/2013 - Definitive proof that taxes are more efficient than piracy

2/28/2013 - Japan’s effort to weaken the yen just got a little harder

2/28/2013 - Pollution levels, accounting records, and other things China classifies as “state secrets”

2/28/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—bankers’ bonuses, India budget, BoJ head, pooches with pistols

2/27/2013 - Could Hugo Chávez already be dead? We have reasons to doubt

2/27/2013 - Marissa Mayer: “I don’t think that I would consider myself a feminist”

2/27/2013 - JC Penney’s poor earnings could mean slow death for retailer

2/27/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Italians scramble, Draghi stands firm, Pope’s farewell, Pohnpei parenting

2/27/2013 - Andrew Mason’s job is in jeopardy after Groupon’s terrible earnings

2/27/2013 - No way out: Merkel has to make up her mind on gay marriage

2/27/2013 - Why the carried-interest tax break will survive this latest round of US budget talks

2/27/2013 - Young Millennials still think the world owes them a living

2/27/2013 - Apple’s Tim Cook still thinks David Einhorn is silly

2/27/2013 - Colombia, home of Juan Valdez, now has to import coffee

2/27/2013 - If you want to get into business school, be a young Australian physicist

2/27/2013 - In Europe’s fight over banking bonus caps, Britain may have to shoot its golden goose

2/27/2013 - Apple’s monolithic beauty vs. Google’s chaos: What new HQs reveal about their personalities

2/27/2013 - 31% of Kenya’s GDP is spent through mobile phones

2/27/2013 - For once in his life, Silvio Berlusconi put a stop to a good party

2/27/2013 - Don’t worry about the March 1 deadline for US budget sequestration

2/27/2013 - Gesture control: Why 2013 is the year when we stop clicking and start waving

2/27/2013 - Honda’s opening its first Japanese plant in 49 years. Score one for Abenomics?

2/27/2013 - Will Turkey become the next Black Swan?

2/27/2013 - David Cameron comes to precisely the wrong conclusion after Moody’s strips Britain of Aaa

2/27/2013 - To save the world, don’t get a job at a charity; go work on Wall Street

2/27/2013 - The going rate for Google Glass on eBay is $15,225

2/27/2013 - Chinese scandalized by Ikea horse meat-gate—because it reveals that meatballs are made in China

2/27/2013 - Cancer fears could prevent Google Glass from ever becoming a phone

2/27/2013 - The British economy did a little better than zero growth in 2012

2/27/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Bernanke, UK economy, South Africa budget, watery beer, basketball in North Korea

2/27/2013 - 95% of Italian men have never unloaded a clothes washer, and 4 other reasons Italian women can’t shake Berlusconi

2/27/2013 - The bizarre new Chinese trend of using rubber as loan collateral

2/27/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Draghi speech, South Africa budget, watery beer, hacking a steakhouse

2/26/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Draghi speaks, Apple investors, Syrian strike, life on Mars

2/26/2013 - Here is why privacy actually matters

2/26/2013 - Nine new ways to sit in the office, thanks to smartphones and tablets

2/26/2013 - What Paul Krugman got wrong about Italy’s economy

2/26/2013 - Germany’s take on Italy’s election: “childlike refusal to acknowledge reality”

2/26/2013 - Italian voters are really going to make Draghi “do whatever it takes”

2/26/2013 - Why US investors are ignoring the idiocy in Rome and Washington

2/26/2013 - The budget sequestration will make US air travel a nightmare. Probably.

2/26/2013 - Italy has way more problems ahead of it than its election results

2/26/2013 - Why language is the key to winning India’s mobile market

2/26/2013 - The music industry grew last year for the first time since 1998

2/26/2013 - The choice in India’s mobile market: A $2 Samsung sticker or an $800 BlackBerry 10

2/26/2013 - Bernanke to Congress: Don’t worry, we’re going to keep forking billions over to Uncle Sam

2/26/2013 - One startup untangles the mess of India’s private buses

2/26/2013 - Bankers may gripe about pay cuts, but their bonuses are probably going up

2/26/2013 - JP Morgan stock up on bank cutting 4,000 jobs

2/26/2013 - See how Europe’s newspapers are playing the Italian election mess

2/26/2013 - This is what happens now in Italy

2/26/2013 - Europe should thank Silvio Berlusconi

2/26/2013 - Meet the former comedian who just turned Italian politics upside down

2/26/2013 - Donkey burgers join meat mislabeling party!

2/26/2013 - China plans to pull its enormous shadow banking system into daylight

2/26/2013 - How Elon Musk can retool a stupid public relations strategy

2/26/2013 - Camping, rooftop scooter-riding, and group yoga on Google’s next campus

2/26/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Italian election, music report, Rio Tinto, Rabobank, Chinese shadow banking

2/26/2013 - China blocks the BBC in possible retaliation for hacking coverage

2/26/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Italian cliffhanger, Iran talks, Nook’s future, Syria

2/25/2013 - After this nail-biting election, Italy’s only answer is to prepare for another

2/25/2013 - Italian election gridlock might mean only Silvio Berlusconi can save nation from “ungovernable pig’s mess”

2/25/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Italy’s election, Nook’s future, horsemeatballs, pigeon lofts

2/25/2013 - The worst decision Marissa Mayer has made in her tenure as Yahoo CEO

2/25/2013 - Watch out, Facebook: Tencent’s WeChat is coming to America

2/25/2013 - The mobile web is alive in North Korea as tweets and Instagram photos trickle out

2/25/2013 - Ikea’s horse meatballs get pulled from shelves across Europe

2/25/2013 - Does the Barnes & Noble bookstore buyout mean it’s going to stop making the Nook?

2/25/2013 - App.net welcomes non-paying users in a fresh twist on freemium

2/25/2013 - Women in China are on the rise, so why is it still common to see them beaten in public?

2/25/2013 - European companies might be loaded, but they’re not spending. And that’s terrible for the EU economy

2/25/2013 - Samsung ad fail: IT security is hardly chill, bro

2/25/2013 - The markets have had quite enough of David Cameron, George Osborne and British austerity

2/25/2013 - Can an auditor’s Chinese affiliate get its US arm in trouble? Deloitte is about to find out

2/25/2013 - Sergey Brin’s brilliant strategy to make Google Glass seem normal: Never take them off

2/25/2013 - Of course the inauguration of South Korea’s first female president included Psy performing Gangnam Style

2/25/2013 - A 72-year-old man now has the same chance of dying as a 30-year-old caveman

2/25/2013 - How not to run a Chinese military affairs account on Sina Weibo

2/25/2013 - Meet Cuba’s (possible) next president

2/25/2013 - Here’s everything you need to know about the tragicomedy of Italy’s election

2/25/2013 - Horse meat found in Ikea meatballs, but only in the Czech Republic—so far

2/25/2013 - How Indonesia is moving to lock foreign businesses out of its consumer boom

2/25/2013 - Samsung just unveiled the world’s largest smartphone

2/25/2013 - Why it’s pointless to worry about China’s crummy February manufacturing data

2/25/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Japan’s new banker, Cuba’s last Castro, Firefox OS, the Oscars

2/25/2013 - Here is how China is taking advantage of the European crisis to buy up technological know-how

2/24/2013 - Japan looks set to install a money printing fan as new central bank chief

2/24/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—BoJ, Italy elections, weeping bulls

2/24/2013 - Who needs an MBA? These five books will teach you how to be an entrepreneur

2/24/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—BoJ, Italian elections, weeping bulls

2/24/2013 - The euro zone never followed its own rules in the past and will break them in the future

2/23/2013 - Moody’s downgrade of the UK doesn’t matter—so why are you reading about it?

2/23/2013 - Why the UK’s credit rating cut could be a good thing

2/22/2013 - Lean in. Have it all. Burn your bra. How semantics have taken over the women’s movement

2/22/2013 - Why the Chinese government is out to suppress the careers of educated women

2/22/2013 - Moody’s cuts UK’s perfect credit rating

2/22/2013 - David Einhorn wins first battle in fight for Apple’s cash

2/22/2013 - How the ivory tower is ruining PhDs’ job prospects

2/22/2013 - Dolls, thick trees, and “general confusion methods”: Al Qaeda’s tips for how not to get killed by a drone

2/22/2013 - China now has up to 400 “cancer villages,” and the government only just admitted it

2/22/2013 - Bitcoin is trading at a record high

2/22/2013 - Big data is leading scientists to ask bigger questions

2/22/2013 - How much is an Oscar worth?

2/22/2013 - These apartments are so small they can only be photographed from the ceiling

2/22/2013 - As Europe sickens, Asia is increasingly trading with itself

2/22/2013 - We should stop expecting monetary policy alone to save the US economy

2/22/2013 - If you feel like your student debt wasn’t worth it, here are some numbers to cheer you up

2/22/2013 - How President Obama can win a European free-trade deal

2/22/2013 - You never really win an Oscar, you just get to borrow it

2/22/2013 - Europe trims its already dim outlook for the euro zone in 2013, though predicts growth next year

2/22/2013 - Here’s the secret list of journalists who start judging the Pulitzer Prizes today

2/22/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Euro zone shrinkage, Air France-KLM, Pistorius verdict, fishy tuna, the tragicomifarce of Italian politics

2/22/2013 - Why Spain’s and Italy’s pain could be Germany’s gain

2/22/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—EU growth forecast, Singapore GDP, touchscreen Chromebooks, spending $100 billion

2/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Brazil meets Africa, brewing Java, fake tuna, Morsi in space

2/21/2013 - Google’s new Chromebook Pixel is the Windows-killing notebook the world needs

2/21/2013 - HP earnings beat estimates, finally giving investors reason to hope

2/21/2013 - A grand paradox makes private equity puzzling

2/21/2013 - Why the world’s second-most-powerful central banker isn’t losing his job after all

2/21/2013 - OK Glass? Google gives an augmented peek at a transparent future

2/21/2013 - David Einhorn is taking his Apple cash fight to the public

2/21/2013 - Can America code its way to more factories?

2/21/2013 - The Ph.D. bust: America’s awful market for young scientists in 7 charts

2/21/2013 - 59% of America’s “tuna” isn’t actually tuna

2/21/2013 - With Apple iWatch patent, slap bracelets have their biggest moment since the ’90s

2/21/2013 - I watched Greece rise, and now I’ve seen it fall

2/21/2013 - Why libraries should be the next great startup incubators

2/21/2013 - China has a spectacularly silly new plan to fix its pollution problem

2/21/2013 - Walmart’s doing fine. But its shoppers? Not so much

2/21/2013 - Australia’s pension plan has the right idea—if only retirees stopped trying to game it

2/21/2013 - Is Russia going the Chinese way on official corruption?

2/21/2013 - Business activity in euro zone is bleak, especially for France

2/21/2013 - Sony only answers one question about the Playstation 4, but it’s a big one

2/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Google OS, Swiss Re, euro zone gloom, QE debate, Winter Olympics

2/21/2013 - Berlusconi doesn’t need to become prime minister to win in Italy’s election

2/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Walmart earnings, PS4, Pentagon cuts, new planet

2/20/2013 - A guided tour to Sony’s Playstation 4 unveiling

2/20/2013 - Elon Musk says Tesla will be profitable this quarter. Is that remotely plausible?

2/20/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Whitman’s H-P triage, QE debates, Foxconn hiring, overdoses

2/20/2013 - Guns: BUY. Gun stocks: SELL

2/20/2013 - Why Chinese firms are smart to buy up America’s ailing electric-car industry

2/20/2013 - One million Chinese tourists tell the tale of America’s changing economy

2/20/2013 - Sweden’s xenophobe Democrats have a lot in common with the US Tea Party

2/20/2013 - “Bring Your Own Bandwidth” means a future of ultra-cheap calls—as long as you’re in range of WiFi

2/20/2013 - France’s labor productivity is better than Germany’s. So why did Titan trash “lazy” French workers?

2/20/2013 - Square grows up, recognizes the future is not a cash-free utopia

2/20/2013 - Why no one is talking about Yahoo’s—or anyone else’s—new homepage

2/20/2013 - It’s not just kissing that India is finally embracing—it’s porn stars

2/20/2013 - The newest way US regulators could slash bank profits

2/20/2013 - Google unveils the amazing interface of Google Glass, its wearable computing device

2/20/2013 - Kumbh Mela and Burning Man: What the world’s two craziest pop-up cities have in common

2/20/2013 - Could iPhone 5 sales be as weak as reports on China manufacturing suggest?

2/20/2013 - Austerity’s poster child Portugal says economy is doing way worse than it realized

2/20/2013 - Apple’s Jonathan Ive talks design—on a beloved kids’ show

2/20/2013 - Backlash against austerity claims its latest victim: the Bulgarian prime minister

2/20/2013 - China, world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gasses, will tax carbon

2/20/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—PlayStation 4, China FDI, Crédit Agricole, BHP Billiton, San Jose pot shops

2/20/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—new PlayStation, Japan deficit, more hacking, Belgian diamond heist

2/19/2013 - How Obama might find a way to limit carbon emissions in his second term

2/19/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Playstation 4, iron ore, Germans bullish, fruit tattoos

2/19/2013 - BHP is the latest mining company to ditch its CEO

2/19/2013 - Dell’s weak earnings hurt argument that it’s worth more than buyout offer

2/19/2013 - And the Saudi prince clinches it: the IPO race between 360buy and Alibaba is officially on

2/19/2013 - The global “currency war” gets more news coverage than horsemeat and Gangnam Style

2/19/2013 - Why Netflix’s all-at-once strategy for House of Cards was a mistake

2/19/2013 - Will Twitter file a secret IPO?

2/19/2013 - UAE becomes the first non-NATO nation to fly an American Reaper drone

2/19/2013 - Australia’s new anti-bullying rules are fine for a schoolyard, not the workplace

2/19/2013 - How (not) to launch a search engine with Chinese characteristics

2/19/2013 - New HTC One smartphone assumes you like holding your phone just inches from your face

2/19/2013 - Is Google the new Apple? GOOG shares top $800

2/19/2013 - It’s time for Italians to let go of regional loyalties if they want their economy to thrive

2/19/2013 - Qatar buys into distressed asset business in shift away from oil

2/19/2013 - Novartis wanted to pay an exec $78 million to keep secrets that don’t exist

2/19/2013 - OfficeMax and Office Depot are in talks to merge

2/19/2013 - For Chinese local governments, loosened lending to home-buyers might be working a little too well

2/19/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Chinese hackers, Dell earnings, Japan’s central banker, neo-Nazi fashion

2/19/2013 - Four charts that show US companies hiding profits abroad

2/19/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Dell earnings, BP suit, towards eurobonds, 3D-printer alternatives

2/19/2013 - Hacking against the US is traced to the front door of a Chinese army unit

2/18/2013 - Amazon should just buy RadioShack

2/18/2013 - The good news about currency wars easy monetary policy

2/18/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Dell earnings, carbon vote, Burger King hacked, Soros’s bet

2/18/2013 - The Chinese are almost as crazy about gold as Indians—but for different reasons

2/18/2013 - Are Facebook’s $3.2 billion in tax deductions a real business expense?

2/18/2013 - China’s largest property developer is now buying American

2/18/2013 - You don’t actually need an MBA from a top-five university to be successful in business

2/18/2013 - China now has more tablets and smartphones than the US

2/18/2013 - Samsung addresses the world’s surprisingly huge demand for cheap smartphones

2/18/2013 - EU ready to set tough bank pay curbs

2/18/2013 - Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez makes a surprise return home from Cuba

2/18/2013 - De Beers (and the entire diamond industry) pins its hopes on China and India

2/18/2013 - Thank you, Ben Bernanke, for ruining Australia’s economy

2/18/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Mexico GDP, Thai growth, selling Britain, Hitler v. Frankenstein

2/18/2013 - Greek deflation is exactly what the IMF wants. Here’s why that’s scary

2/18/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Cameron courts India, Russian show trial, the new Brazil, Hitler v. Frankenstein

2/17/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—The yen test, Indian jets, Heinz probe, meteor excuses

2/17/2013 - Maker’s Mark learns a painful social media lesson, won’t dilute bourbon

2/17/2013 - One of Kenya’s big banks makes a big bet on mobile

2/17/2013 - A match-fixing scandal tarnishes Singapore’s squeaky-clean image

2/16/2013 - Weather satellites could miss the next Hurricane Sandy

2/16/2013 - This German invention is used in 95% of rifles in biathlon

2/16/2013 - The American “gospel of anti-corruption” works, just not how it’s said to

2/15/2013 - People are searching less, and other things you didn’t know about the internet

2/15/2013 - Don’t look a gift of horse meat in the mouth. It’s good for you

2/15/2013 - As the G20 sanctions the “currency war,” Brazil is now holding its fire

2/15/2013 - Pakistan renewed its ban on YouTube this week. Could the entire internet be far behind?

2/15/2013 - Wal-Mart executive sees February sales as “total disaster”

2/15/2013 - Four fun ways to ward off an imminent asteroid apocalypse

2/15/2013 - Disney, Pampers and Walmart each walked into an emerging market—and learned the same lesson

2/15/2013 - Meteorite strikes are actually quite common

2/15/2013 - Scientists have no idea when the next city-killing asteroid is coming

2/15/2013 - The little-known man pulling the strings for ExxonMobil in Baghdad

2/15/2013 - The French who own Gucci, Puma, and a struggling electronics chain bet long on global luxury demand

2/15/2013 - Why Russia’s culture of dashboard cams was uniquely suited to capturing the meteor

2/15/2013 - Meteor strikes Russia, officials urge formation of global group to warn of “objects of alien origin”

2/15/2013 - Surprisingly bad UK retail sales are alarming for everyone but online retailers

2/15/2013 - How robots are eating the last of America’s—and the world’s—traditional manufacturing jobs

2/15/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—G20, Moscow Stock Exchange, Airbus, asteroids, the Blade Runner

2/15/2013 - Citic’s Alumina bid hints that China’s overseas investment strategy may be coming of age

2/15/2013 - Time and Fortune magazines could still be spun off, just not now

2/15/2013 - What the next US Treasury Secretary should know about the offshore world

2/15/2013 - The Syrian civil war has destroyed nearly half the country’s wealth

2/15/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—G20, Dropbox IPO, bionic eyes, cool badminton

2/14/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—G20 talks, GM profits, Dropbox IPO, teeth and grammar

2/14/2013 - Elon Musk’s data don’t back up his claims of New York Times fakery

2/14/2013 - Dropbox is talking to banks about an IPO later this year

2/14/2013 - India’s most popular matchmaking service is finally being used in … India

2/14/2013 - The Fed proposes to smother banks with capital, but not end “too big to fail”

2/14/2013 - The Oscar Pistorius shooting has spurred a gun control debate in South Africa

2/14/2013 - The billionaire Brazilians who think everything tastes better with Heinz

2/14/2013 - Malaysian Muslim authorities crack down on Valentine’s Day

2/14/2013 - All the evidence that BlackBerry is doomed—even in the enterprise

2/14/2013 - The calculus of online dating: Teeth, grammar, and these three questions

2/14/2013 - What the asteroid skimming past Earth tomorrow could be worth

2/14/2013 - Europe’s “Robin Hood” tax will claw back revenue from finance institutions that aren’t even in Europe

2/14/2013 - You’ve already stopped Facebooking. Next, you’ll be friending your washing machine

2/14/2013 - Don’t be dumb. It’s obvious why the Dow is flirting with all-time highs

2/14/2013 - Sputtering Latin America growth hits the world’s richest man, and his telecom empire

2/14/2013 - Renault’s growing share of emerging markets shows that low-end cars still need solid brands

2/14/2013 - Warren Buffett finally finds big target in Heinz

2/14/2013 - Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital buying Heinz for $28 billion

2/14/2013 - The euro zone posts horrible GDP numbers

2/14/2013 - Private equity players need a buyout boom this year so they don’t have to return investor cash

2/14/2013 - Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius charged with murder in shooting death of his girlfriend

2/14/2013 - You don’t want Big Data to pick your Valentine

2/14/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Euro zone GDP, Tobin tax, Rio Tinto, being Polish, Japan’s recession

2/14/2013 - MIT’s $1 million test to see if social media can make investors money

2/14/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—euro area GDP, Hollande in India, Time to sell, Polish citizenship

2/13/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—EU-US trade, Benedict speaks, failing companies, one-man bank

2/13/2013 - Why does Time Warner want to get rid of its most profitable magazine?

2/13/2013 - These three projects have wasted billions of taxpayer euros and debunked Germany’s famous efficiency

2/13/2013 - Maybe JC Penney is just one of those companies that can’t be saved

2/13/2013 - Even 30 million bathers need a reminder from Unilever: Use soap

2/13/2013 - Four reasons why a higher minimum wage for the US is a good idea

2/13/2013 - Sorry President Obama, but manufacturing will not save the US

2/13/2013 - Martin Wolf: Governments should boost spending of cash created out of thin air

2/13/2013 - American movie theaters did well last year, but not because more people went to the movies

2/13/2013 - Troubled European banks aspire to be more boring like everyone else

2/13/2013 - As sovereign wealth funds look beyond bonds and equities, another great rotation is underway

2/13/2013 - What the breakthrough on trans-Atlantic trade means for businesses

2/13/2013 - Heineken owes its growth to Mexico, Nigeria, Tiger Beer, and James Bond

2/13/2013 - Dow is within spitting distance of its all-time closing high.

2/13/2013 - The 18 year old whose smartphone watch could beat Apple’s iWatch to market

2/13/2013 - Why Obama threw down the gauntlet on climate change

2/13/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Obama’s speech, US retail, Euro zone output, Japan’s GDP, SocGen, Pepsi v. the pope

2/13/2013 - An MBA: The founder’s recipe for failure

2/12/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Cisco reports, NBC sale, Apple magic, Cosby sweater

2/12/2013 - The US is getting more like Saudi Arabia, and Obama wants it to act that way

2/12/2013 - The $9 minimum wage and 11 other big ideas in Obama’s State of the Union

2/12/2013 - Maybe GE, like Apple, couldn’t find anything big to buy, so it’s paying back shareholders instead

2/12/2013 - Is this data-augmented live stream the best way to watch the State of the Union?

2/12/2013 - Everything you need to know about tonight’s State of the Union address

2/12/2013 - How the Vatican is like Coca-Cola

2/12/2013 - Markets believe in it, but Barclays still has a lot to prove

2/12/2013 - On money laundering, the US Treasury’s new rules will bark, but not bite

2/12/2013 - T. Rowe and other shareholders’ opposition won’t dramatically alter the Dell buyout math

2/12/2013 - Meet the State of the Union’s human policy props

2/12/2013 - What South Africa lost once Oscar went ‘Searching for Sugar Man’

2/12/2013 - Obama’s State of the Union challenge: the non-endorsement endorsement

2/12/2013 - Lehman alumni at Barclays feel like they are back in an uncertain world

2/12/2013 - Credible India: After gang rape, the tourism industry assures female travelers they are safe

2/12/2013 - Cnooc’s $15-billion Nexen takeover means China’s not the resource bogeyman anymore

2/12/2013 - Chrysler’s Paul Harvey sales pitch to US farmers was perfectly timed

2/12/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—US surplus, Draghi censored, Japanese Ponzi, wushu

2/12/2013 - Tim Cook goes into Apple stores whenever he feels depressed: “It’s like a Prozac”

2/12/2013 - 40% of the phones Apple has ever sold were sold in 2012

2/12/2013 - Hermès blew away forecasts by doing what it does best: selling leather bags to rich Chinese

2/12/2013 - China surpasses the US as world’s biggest trader

2/12/2013 - Italian bribery cases point up how politics and cash often decide defense and oil deals

2/12/2013 - How Chinese local governments are exposing the country’s entire financial system to risk

2/12/2013 - How energy can supercharge the U.S. economy

2/12/2013 - As the G-7 denies a currency war, Japan gets a green light to weaken its yen

2/12/2013 - Chinese bloggers conclude “mad dog” North Korea is bad for China

2/12/2013 - Venezuelans scramble to buy fridges and flat screen TVs before currency devaluation

2/12/2013 - North Korea’s latest nuclear test could be an argument for more foreign investment, not less

2/12/2013 - Barclays to cut 3,700 jobs as part of “Project Transform”

2/12/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Obama, Barclays, North Korean nuke, Finmeccanica, selling canned air

2/12/2013 - Rare Icahn and Ackman agreement: keeping the status quo in investment disclosure rules

2/12/2013 - Australian businesses maintain sunny optimism in the face of impending gloom

2/12/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—North Korean nuke, shopping on Twitter, Obama speech, canned air

2/11/2013 - UN official confirms North Korean nuclear test

2/11/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—POTUS/SOTU, Barclays and Coca-Cola earnings, Fat Tuesday

2/11/2013 - Iceland broke the Japanese whale-meat monopoly, but Japan seems not to care

2/11/2013 - Maker’s Mark answers your questions about why it’s watering down its bourbon

2/11/2013 - How microprocessors and shipping containers have diminished the value of the worker

2/11/2013 - What kind of CEO should the next pope be?

2/11/2013 - The Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden isn’t really “screwed”

2/11/2013 - How the deadly stampede outside the Kumbh Mela could have been avoided

2/11/2013 - Horsemeat lasagna: The secret ingredient is regulatory incompetence

2/11/2013 - What makes rescuing Cyprus so tricky?

2/11/2013 - Popes aren’t getting any younger: Four centuries of papal aging in one chart

2/11/2013 - Why you should think twice before taking that business trip to Mongolia

2/11/2013 - Russia’s government has become the world’s largest buyer of gold, driven by fears of currency cataclysm

2/11/2013 - Larry Summers: Don’t expect sequester to generate a Clinton-style surplus

2/11/2013 - One chart that shows how fireworks worsen China’s already choking air

2/11/2013 - Five facts about popes

2/11/2013 - Filipinos like overseas relatives to deliver cash to their doors, and Mexicans prefer it in-store

2/11/2013 - The text of the Pope’s statement announcing his resignation

2/11/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—The pope, Apple’s smartwatch, Tesla earnings, India’s new stock exchange, horsemeat

2/11/2013 - China’s frugal New Year celebrations are bad news for luxury retailers

2/11/2013 - Pope Benedict XVI to step down

2/10/2013 - In stock sale, Google’s Eric Schmidt sees patience pay off

2/10/2013 - Why Cambodia mourned its ex-king as lavishly and grandly as possible

2/10/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Apple smart watches, Barclays, Cyprus

2/10/2013 - One chart that shows the tipping point of US oil imports

2/9/2013 - Maker’s Mark waters down its bourbon to meet rising demand

2/8/2013 - Venezuela devalues its currency to shore up ill Chavez’s shaky finances

2/8/2013 - The bad economic policy in America’s next set of automatic spending cuts

2/8/2013 - Dell’s largest outside shareholder thinks it’s worth $10 more a share

2/8/2013 - Britain eases up on taxing Usain Bolt and other foreign athletes

2/8/2013 - Blizzard Nemo is a complete fraud

2/8/2013 - Etsy figured out how to find more women engineers

2/8/2013 - Dell could save $775 million in taxes thanks to its leveraged buyout

2/8/2013 - The coolest and most useful weather apps for the iPhone

2/8/2013 - The Bank of England’s inflation targeting isn’t working

2/8/2013 - Is there a Great Rotation? It all depends on whether you want there to be one

2/8/2013 - The world is drinking more coffee, but it’s the cheaper, nastier kind

2/8/2013 - Indian government’s reaction to 5% GDP growth: Surely, there’s been a mistake?

2/8/2013 - How a gathering of 30 million holds the answer to medical record-keeping

2/8/2013 - What’s keeping Japan’s current account surplus from shrinking into oblivion?

2/8/2013 - How to make sure Facebook can never break your access to the web again—and protect your privacy, to boot

2/8/2013 - Global currency traders push toward Brazil’s new line in the sand

2/8/2013 - Blizzard Nemo is great for the Weather Channel, ski resorts, and Californian cabernet

2/8/2013 - This is how your personal drone will follow you around in the future

2/8/2013 - The Facebook glitch that took out your favorite site proves the web is more vulnerable than ever

2/8/2013 - This is what the new, smaller European Union budget could look like

2/8/2013 - China’s glowing trade data shows the economy is booming…or that more people are committing tax fraud

2/8/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—EU budget, Boeing, Chinese exports, Tunisian protests, online dating

2/8/2013 - How to stabilize the financial system and make money for US taxpayers

2/8/2013 - Australia’s economy is softening, but stock market investors don’t seem to have noticed

2/8/2013 - A snakeskin-covered Bentley is really the only way to celebrate Chinese New Year

2/8/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Apple sued, LinkedIn soars, Boeing hopes, rent-a-boyfriend

2/7/2013 - Investors finally figure out how to get cash out of Apple: lawsuits

2/7/2013 - FarmVille and Angry Birds both becoming animated TV shows

2/7/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—world’s biggest airline, Wall Street’s war on Apple, a solution for Boeing

2/7/2013 - Audi and BMW are flooring it in emerging markets. Here’s why Mercedes is still stuck in neutral

2/7/2013 - Don’t worry… The American-US Airways merger won’t cause an airfare hike

2/7/2013 - US Airways-American may be the last big US airline merger. Here’s what’s next

2/7/2013 - The French continue to live in a fiscal fantasyland

2/7/2013 - Microsoft’s anti-Gmail attack ads hit Google in a more vulnerable spot

2/7/2013 - How American Airlines’ labor unions went behind the CEO’s back to force a merger with US Airways

2/7/2013 - Where an American Airlines-US Airways merger will really win: the US East Coast

2/7/2013 - The Irish debt trick the ECB doesn’t want you to learn

2/7/2013 - American Airlines-US Airways merger: Why the smaller airline’s boss will be CEO

2/7/2013 - Teva, maker of generic and brand-name drugs, feels the pressure of both industries

2/7/2013 - Samsung and the CIA have a similar taste in cutting-edge technology

2/7/2013 - Elon Musk may be right about his simple solution for Boeing—loosen up the battery

2/7/2013 - ECB refuses to fight currency war, help euro economy

2/7/2013 - To stop gold imports crippling its economy, India needs to greatly increase access to banking

2/7/2013 - How do Israelis give babies peanut products—and escape allergies?

2/7/2013 - Sony is the latest ailing Japanese conglomerate to find solace in the weak yen

2/7/2013 - Why Obama’s pick for Secretary of the Interior is a shrewd move

2/7/2013 - Morgan Stanley’s disappearance from Silver Spring Networks IPO shows cracks in bank’s tech team armor

2/7/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Euro zone budget, Credit Suisse, Irish liquidation, Bank of England, world’s biggest airline

2/7/2013 - In Mumbai, having a chauffeur is more work than I can handle

2/7/2013 - The evidence that Asia is throwing off its dependence on the West

2/7/2013 - The simplicity of Chinese accounting scandals

2/7/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—EU summit, US borrowing, airline merger, strong ARM tactics

2/6/2013 - Nokia’s caution may have caused it to miss one of year’s biggest sales opportunities

2/6/2013 - American and US Airways to combine as world’s largest airline

2/6/2013 - Indonesia has the world’s most profitable banks, and that’s a problem

2/6/2013 - The US post office could cut mail delivery to three days a week and it wouldn’t matter

2/6/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—ECB rate, Libor emails, ARM’s success, fake gay marriage

2/6/2013 - Startups, take heed from hip-hop: Sampling holds the key to success

2/6/2013 - Everyone’s afraid of Chinese hackers, when they should really be afraid of their significant others

2/6/2013 - Amazon wants to be eBay for your old e-books and MP3s

2/6/2013 - Is Big Data to Barack Obama what Big Oil was to George W. Bush?

2/6/2013 - Photos: A most important day at the Kumbh Mela, population 30 million and counting

2/6/2013 - The best part of the RBS Libor scandal: The emoticons

2/6/2013 - The GSK way: make hard-to-mimic drugs and don’t worry about patents

2/6/2013 - Russians don’t watch TV, Indonesians don’t sleep and Indians don’t take lunch breaks

2/6/2013 - How the Dell buyout works as a tax-avoidance scheme

2/6/2013 - Nasdaq may pay fines, but Facebook and its bankers are to blame for its share slump post IPO

2/6/2013 - RBS punishes its biggest money-maker for Libor scandal, but it won’t last

2/6/2013 - The threat of spreading mining protests could kill the Peruvian economic miracle

2/6/2013 - The most overwhelmingly positive annual report you will ever see out of any technology company

2/6/2013 - Why the world’s biggest steel maker lost $3.7 billion last year

2/6/2013 - For China, a new set of energy pipelines will reduce its hated reliance on the US Navy

2/6/2013 - Abenomics will mean less central bank independence. But if it’s Japan’s best shot at escaping deflation, does it matter?

2/6/2013 - This heat map from Square shows how local commerce exploded around the Super Bowl

2/6/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—RBS, Virgin Media, Chinese wages, world’s tiniest car

2/6/2013 - A bond trading unit UBS is axing actually had a solid 2012

2/6/2013 - Volvo’s earnings tumble masks possible signs of a European recovery

2/6/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Gay marriage, Virgin Media, tiny car, bored with Facebook

2/5/2013 - Liberty Global’s acquisition of Virgin Media pits titans against each other

2/5/2013 - Singapore is trying to fix a population problem it doesn’t have

2/5/2013 - HP’s fighting words on Dell buyout continue rivalry

2/5/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—HP break-up, Dell buyout, Polish slowdown, tiny car

2/5/2013 - Mysteries of the deep-sea: soon to be endangered

2/5/2013 - The ECB is increasingly caught between a surging euro and a diverging euro zone

2/5/2013 - HP board is studying whether to break up the company

2/5/2013 - How the job market for law school grads crumbled—but could be coming back

2/5/2013 - The seven founders who own more of their company than Michael Dell does of his

2/5/2013 - Newsflash: The United States is a rich country with an aging population

2/5/2013 - Theories now abound on who killed Sweden’s prime minister—27 years ago

2/5/2013 - Goldman analyst who coined the term BRICs to retire

2/5/2013 - Yen and the art of Toyota Motor maintenance

2/5/2013 - Finally, India approves Diageo’s stake in Vijay Mallya’s liquor empire. But is the party already over?

2/5/2013 - Indebted and with rising costs, Petrobras still keeps spending

2/5/2013 - Goldman Sachs releases American economy Rorschach chart

2/5/2013 - Finally, the US sues a credit rating agency for ratings distorted by greed

2/5/2013 - Dell’s buyers will have to woo investors disappointed by buyout price

2/5/2013 - Big bad currency wars actually end depressions

2/5/2013 - Dell going private for $24.4 billion

2/5/2013 - China’s credit crunch is killing exporters

2/5/2013 - Despite growth-stunting commodities rout, Indonesia’s economy stays healthy thanks to eager shoppers

2/5/2013 - BoJ governor’s decision to step down early signals he is no big fan of Abenomics

2/5/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—UBS, Glum Yum, rare earths in Greenland, China’s currency, Osamaland

2/5/2013 - Cutting costs? Why companies must spare—and splurge on—the office retreat

2/5/2013 - Baidu’s quarterly profit rises 36%, but Chinese search giant is still struggling to make money from mobile

2/5/2013 - Boeing wants to replicate the malfunction that caused two Dreamliners to burn

2/5/2013 - China’s not manipulating its currency anymore—and it hasn’t been for a while

2/5/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Selling Dell, glum Yum!, poor S&P, robots

2/4/2013 - Why charisma eludes Germany’s politicians

2/4/2013 - China’s central banker is stepping down next month. Who will take his place?

2/4/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—US forecasts, Europe’s slump, China in Greenland, Greek islands

2/4/2013 - Tepco’s $1.3 billion loss signals that the cheap yen is going to hit Japan where it hurts

2/4/2013 - A radical idea to save Greece: Sell off islands like Corfu and Lesbos

2/4/2013 - Why Spain and Italy look awful again

2/4/2013 - Is the United States—and the world—doomed for lack of babies?

2/4/2013 - When Argentinians get frustrated over the economy, they yell at the minister personally

2/4/2013 - Check out all the young Americans stuck living with their parents

2/4/2013 - Can Berlusconi win without controlling Italian TV?

2/4/2013 - In China, growing evidence that Apple’s wares are no longer worthy of cloning

2/4/2013 - Move over, Libor. Barclays has a juicy new scandal—and it could prove more damaging to its reputation

2/4/2013 - Britain “electrifies” regulations on its banks

2/4/2013 - China’s hacking is only different this time because the New York Times reported it

2/4/2013 - China’s creep into Greenland is setting off alarm bells

2/4/2013 - The IPO that doubled the size of Iraq’s stock market in one day

2/4/2013 - Harvard will just be “a dating service” when robots rule the US

2/4/2013 - Asia-Pacific airlines are changing routes to serve hundreds of millions of first-time fliers

2/4/2013 - Pirates this time take a French oil tanker

2/4/2013 - Though Abenomics is juicing the Japanese stock market, that boost is based more on faith than fundamentals

2/4/2013 - When the talk turns to nuclear moderation, it must be election season in Tehran

2/4/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Super Bowl advertising, British banks, Iraqi IPO, Canadian pennies

2/4/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Tough guy Osborne, Spanish turmoil, Ping An sale, RIP Canadian pennies

2/3/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Amplats’ tough year, Iraqi IPO, gloomy bankers, baby burkas

2/2/2013 - TeliaSonera’s Uzbekistan scandal is a warning to telecom CEOs everywhere

2/2/2013 - The Quartz guide to Super Bowl 2013 betting

2/1/2013 - If the US has an economic revival, Steven Chu may get part of the credit

2/1/2013 - Facebook has maxed out among PC users

2/1/2013 - How did TeliaSonera miss the warning signs in Uzbekistan?

2/1/2013 - Woman says her iPhone suddenly overheated and melted. It’s not the first time

2/1/2013 - One of South Africa’s oldest banks just called its education minister “brainless”

2/1/2013 - The “original sin” of quick and easy borrowing could ravage developing markets

2/1/2013 - Yes, the US economy is seriously sturdy right now

2/1/2013 - Seven ways to look at US energy secretary Steve Chu’s resignation and legacy

2/1/2013 - How the US government missed the creation of 647,000 jobs last year

2/1/2013 - Europe’s plan to leapfrog Silicon Valley: Pour billions into the super-material known as graphene

2/1/2013 - A guest worker program is the only way for US immigration reform to succeed

2/1/2013 - Euro zone stabilizing, but still with internal bleeding, manufacturing data show

2/1/2013 - Hidden in the revisions: 1.2 million more American jobs since 2011

2/1/2013 - What car sales around the world can tell you about the global economy

2/1/2013 - Half of the biggest Dutch banks now belong to the state, as SNS Reaal is nationalized

2/1/2013 - The complete US jobs report for January in two simple charts

2/1/2013 - You can see the US job market improving

2/1/2013 - Indian smartphone users are gobbling up mobile data

2/1/2013 - China says HSBC can now sell its $7.5 billion stake in Ping An Insurance

2/1/2013 - What the heck is happening to the US economy? How to get the recovery back on track

2/1/2013 - The US economy added 157,000 jobs in January, and the unemployment rate was 7.9%

2/1/2013 - A Super Bowl ad costs $4 million. So? Big advertisers make that much in the time you’ll spend watching the game

2/1/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Oil earnings, Taiwan’s premier, Dutch banks, a Facebook showdown

2/1/2013 - The speech that saved global markets, perhaps for years to come

2/1/2013 - Why investment bankers will be depressed next week

2/1/2013 - Is Wynn Macau casino a victim of the latest Chinese corruption crackdown?

2/1/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Sour beer, Hagel’s hassles, Indian gold rush, House of Cards