1/31/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Manufacturing data day, US jobs day, and Facebook showdown

1/31/2013 - My parents are Chinese. I was raised in Canada. Race was never an issue—until I moved to China

1/31/2013 - What does an oil boom look like?

1/31/2013 - Top Greek footballers head for the Grexit

1/31/2013 - This smoke cloud Is the ultimate symbol of Greece’s depression

1/31/2013 - Not even hundreds of millions of Chinese can revive the game-console industry

1/31/2013 - Beer deal shows that the DoJ plans to stay tough on antitrust in Obama’s second term

1/31/2013 - India’s gold mania is driving the nation deeper and deeper into debt

1/31/2013 - Bertelsmann reverses course and plans to offload shares of RTL Group

1/31/2013 - How the new BlackBerry could kill the company’s market share in South Africa

1/31/2013 - Facebook is a goldmine in the making

1/31/2013 - Unfortunately for Diageo, Spain isn’t drowning its miseries in hard liquor

1/31/2013 - What does it take to host the World Cup in 100°F heat?

1/31/2013 - Britain’s high street banks are about to start paying out to the little guy

1/31/2013 - Profits pour in as Diageo liquors up emerging markets

1/31/2013 - Why Facebook will never make a significant profit

1/31/2013 - Americans are richer—or are they?

1/31/2013 - These pirates are not after ransom, but oil

1/31/2013 - Here comes an iPad Mini with a Retina display—aka the best tablet ever

1/31/2013 - Only 4.6% of Brazilian workers are unemployed. Why that’s not necessarily a good thing

1/31/2013 - The silver lining to Deutsche Bank’s $3.5 billion Q4 loss is that it might be getting safer

1/31/2013 - You can’t learn life’s most important lessons in an online classroom

1/31/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—mobile money, Chinese hackers, UPS without TNT, remittances

1/31/2013 - Afghanistan sets up oil deals in a bid to have a real economy after NATO leaves

1/31/2013 - Investors, beware: It’s a bumpy ride on the new Burma Road

1/31/2013 - The New York Times is the latest target to be hacked as China boosts its cybercrime skills

1/31/2013 - Taiwan’s economy rebounds on the back of the smartphone boom

1/30/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—data deluge, Facebook revenue, idiotic regulators, giant squids

1/30/2013 - Creating online banking in Myanmar, a country with little of either

1/30/2013 - Why the Street was wrong on Saipem, which will earn half what analysts thought it would

1/30/2013 - Major UK charity central to a £46 million tax avoidance scam

1/30/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Global banks, Federal Reserves, and Facebook

1/30/2013 - If Boeing could talk, these are the questions we would ask it

1/30/2013 - China uses almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined, but India is catching up

1/30/2013 - Facebook’s $1.6 billion quarter in charts: how and where it makes money

1/30/2013 - When it comes to energy, the Sahel could be to France what Iraq was to the US

1/30/2013 - It took a sexual harassment scandal to get Germany on Twitter

1/30/2013 - Expect to hear a lot of scary bond bubble talk, starting … now.

1/30/2013 - BlackBerry 10’s “killer app”: a slew of business-friendly features

1/30/2013 - Tunisia to tourists: Never mind the Salafis, feel the warmth

1/30/2013 - Michael Dell needs to make sure he’s not getting a sweetheart deal for his own firm

1/30/2013 - US defense spending cuts last quarter were steepest since Vietnam

1/30/2013 - RIM renames itself BlackBerry: Here’s how that name came to be

1/30/2013 - The markets do not like the new BlackBerry 10 phones

1/30/2013 - Big cars and higher prices bring Chrysler booming profits

1/30/2013 - This is what the new BlackBerry phones look like

1/30/2013 - US GDP shockingly shrinks in fourth quarter 2012

1/30/2013 - Despite an unexpectedly slow Q4, H&M will continue its push into new markets this year

1/30/2013 - Embattled Boeing delivers strong earnings report, share price rises

1/30/2013 - On immigration reform, Obama must do more to lure—and keep—talent

1/30/2013 - As China’s banking regulator warns of dangerous pileup of bad loans, bank shareholders shrug

1/30/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Boeing’s earnings, the Blackberry 10, Australian elections, South Korea’s rocket

1/30/2013 - Can RIM persuade Indonesians to keep loving their BlackBerrys?

1/30/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Facebook earnings, Catalonian bailout, Mali’s whereabouts, the pill

1/29/2013 - The Facebook of fine dining? Why OpenTable bought Foodspotting

1/29/2013 - Brazil’s “medieval” prisons are now open to private investment

1/29/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Japanese megabank, BlackBerry 10, Fed wisdom, murderous cats

1/29/2013 - Zimbabwe only has $217 in the bank

1/29/2013 - Amazon ekes out a profit—as is its wont

1/29/2013 - New legal safe haven for file-sharing: Antigua and Barbuda

1/29/2013 - American immigration debate is unusually friendly this time, but here are the fractures

1/29/2013 - How Microsoft has already hamstrung the Surface Pro tablet

1/29/2013 - Why do Chinese billionaires keep ending up in prison?

1/29/2013 - How Ukraine hopes to avert a new cutoff of winter heat to Europe

1/29/2013 - The world is again willing to lend its money to Spain and Italy

1/29/2013 - Why the new BlackBerry 10 phones won’t stop RIM’s dramatic contraction

1/29/2013 - Can someone please explain to us why Amazon is worth $122 billion?

1/29/2013 - US colleges train students to fly drones amid hopes of a domestic boom

1/29/2013 - Owner of Pabst Blue Ribbon in deal to buy Twinkies

1/29/2013 - The Volkswagen Beetle grew 6 inches last year. Why cars are getting bigger

1/29/2013 - John Taylor is wrong: The Fed is not causing another recession

1/29/2013 - After a year of tanking sales, JC Penney learns that shoppers actually like retail mind games

1/29/2013 - Scandal at the world’s oldest bank shows how endemic banks’ risk-taking culture is

1/29/2013 - How the next billion smartphones will be sold

1/29/2013 - Two years after Mubarak’s fall, unrest brings Egypt toward “collapse,” Army chief says

1/29/2013 - Not everyone is Psy: music streaming will not save recording artists

1/29/2013 - Did Prime Minister Medvedev physically threaten Russia’s most acid billionaire critic?

1/29/2013 - Three charts that show how India is right to start cutting interest rates

1/29/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Amazon earnings, Indian rate cut, North Korean maps, new Microsoft Office

1/29/2013 - How LinkedIn could be a serious threat to Bloomberg

1/29/2013 - Indians want law and order. But can they wait in line and stop at red lights?

1/29/2013 - Want to join America’s trade club? Better buy some beef

1/29/2013 - Despite coups, rebellion, and war, Mali’s global banker makes a loan

1/29/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Indian rate cut, Fed meeting, Timbuktu taken, Queen’s Day

1/28/2013 - In 2020, the Euro Cup will travel to 13 cities. Football fans will pay the price

1/28/2013 - Stop treating your phone like a pocket watch

1/28/2013 - Anti-British ad campaign is just one more absurdity in UK immigration debate

1/28/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Amazon sales, PIIGS capital, Caterpillar shrugs, space monkeys

1/28/2013 - It’s not just climate change: cities are also to blame for warmer winter weather

1/28/2013 - Yahoo earnings come in above estimates and shares rise in after market

1/28/2013 - Britain’s economy is a disaster and nobody is entirely sure why

1/28/2013 - Companies trade on their own merits again—is the era of the index over?

1/28/2013 - BP and ExxonMobil take up opposite sides of the front lines in Iraq

1/28/2013 - 16 ways to blame the weather

1/28/2013 - Old Navy is actually considered stylish in super-cool Sweden

1/28/2013 - A queen calls it quits: Beatrix of the Netherlands will hand reins to her son

1/28/2013 - What you need to know about America’s big immigration reform proposal

1/28/2013 - Loved and loathed Ryanair gets boost from cash-strapped Europeans

1/28/2013 - Our favorite corruption fighters of 2012

1/28/2013 - Photos: Subways, buses, and tractors are the latest tools of protest in Greece

1/28/2013 - Tables turned, EU seeks free trade deals in Latin America

1/28/2013 - Decent durable goods orders show US economy is still plugging along

1/28/2013 - Caterpillar’s earnings serve as global outlook Rorschach test

1/28/2013 - North Africa violence shakes up three countries

1/28/2013 - Magnitsky trial postponed in Moscow, but goes on virtually in Davos

1/28/2013 - Shadow banking is the answer to China’s mysterious slump in copper demand

1/28/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—American immigration, Egypt emergency, Japan’s taxes, Blankfein’s beard

1/28/2013 - The perfect storm is heading toward the debt market

1/28/2013 - Three big questions for Caterpillar about its $580 million China loss

1/28/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Russian show trial, Egypt emergency, Indian courts, Blankfein’s beard

1/27/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Yahoo’s results, Japan’s taxes, Marxism’s resurgence, Blankfein’s beard

1/27/2013 - Would Michael Bloomberg get into Johns Hopkins today? Probably not

1/27/2013 - If the UK’s economy is so lousy, how come its job market is doing so well?

1/27/2013 - Emerging trends from Davos

1/26/2013 - BlackRock investment values Twitter at more than $9 billion

1/26/2013 - Volvo to take a $890 million stake in the commercial truck unit of China’s Dongfeng Motor

1/26/2013 - Does an unexpected glut of new homes mean it’s time to worry about US growth?

1/26/2013 - Cameron’s threat of a referendum is enough to destabilize the sneaky EU machine

1/26/2013 - 7 crazy quotes from the fight between billionaire investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman

1/26/2013 - Why Canada has just about the worst house price bubble in the world

1/26/2013 - Political and societal unrest in the Middle East emerges as a key theme in day three of Davos

1/25/2013 - The crazy economics of mining asteroids for gold and platinum

1/25/2013 - Davos is blind to the global unemployment crisis

1/25/2013 - Photos: These are the women of combat

1/25/2013 - Exxon briefly wins back title of largest publicly traded company from Apple

1/25/2013 - In France, Twitter walks the tightrope on freedom of expression

1/25/2013 - Kaiser Permanente’s CEO: Don’t let health care bankrupt America

1/25/2013 - One chart that explains why Apple is now a broken stock

1/25/2013 - Companies are afraid to talk about cyber-attacks. They need to be shamed into doing so

1/25/2013 - Tim Cook is absolutely right. Apple must embrace cannibalism

1/25/2013 - Procter & Gamble more than doubles its earnings but it still lags in emerging markets

1/25/2013 - Today is the day that the euro starts losing the currency war

1/25/2013 - Congratulations Britain, your austerity push may mean a triple-dip recession.

1/25/2013 - The private drone industry is like Apple in 1984

1/25/2013 - Women at Davos use social media to voice their opinion at the World Economic Forum

1/25/2013 - Why reports of huge shale finds don’t mean much until the oil starts flowing

1/25/2013 - Apple opens its eyes wider in China, finds terrible labor practices

1/25/2013 - Don’t get too excited—Lenovo probably can’t buy RIM

1/25/2013 - UK GDP falls more than forecast in fourth quarter

1/25/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Halliburton, Apple’s child labor, Samsung profits, racy divorces

1/25/2013 - Corrupt Chinese officials are racing to withdraw cash and sell property while they can

1/25/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Halliburton earnings, UK GDP, Samsung profits, racy divorces

1/24/2013 - Samsung, the anti-Apple, posts a record operating profit and beats expectations

1/24/2013 - Samsung posts record operating profit, nearly double last year’s

1/24/2013 - China’s mega-rich are worth more than the annual output of South Korea and Taiwan

1/24/2013 - Investors choose sleep over sex in mattress wars

1/24/2013 - The annotated history of Netflix’s recent past

1/24/2013 - Microsoft dips on a mixed earnings report, but keeps mum about Surface and Windows 8

1/24/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Halliburton, Nokia profits, Brexit blackmail, racy divorces

1/24/2013 - Why the Chinese government wants everyone to know Beijing’s first-time home buyers are the youngest in the world

1/24/2013 - Dear Carl Icahn: you’ve made $490 million on Netflix

1/24/2013 - Hyundai is tamping down plans for the messy Indian car market

1/24/2013 - Old media dinosaurs have been a better investment over the past year than high-tech giants

1/24/2013 - Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner endorses fiscal stimulus on his way out the door

1/24/2013 - Orlando the cat has a better chance of beating the stock market than a hedge fund manager

1/24/2013 - Yes, the iPad Mini is cannibalizing sales of the larger iPad

1/24/2013 - If Spain were the size of the US, it would have over 40 million unemployed

1/24/2013 - Japan’s gaping trade deficit isn’t catastrophic—yet

1/24/2013 - Probable new SEC head Mary Jo White is hard on Wall Street, soft on puppies

1/24/2013 - US jobless claims hit five year low, but a bit of salt is required

1/24/2013 - The European Union (#EU) and Africa (#Africa) lead the conversation in Davos

1/24/2013 - Nokia is making profits again, and will stop making phones nobody likes

1/24/2013 - How the Post Office can save America: A Quartz data essay

1/24/2013 - India’s boom of literary festivals is all pomp, no profits

1/24/2013 - Ever-growing numbers of Spain’s lost generation are paying the price of austerity

1/24/2013 - Tech companies, stop hiring women to be the Office Mom

1/24/2013 - This week women are 66% harder to find at Davos than anywhere else

1/24/2013 - Who’s to blame for Windows 8 flop? PC makers, says Microsoft

1/24/2013 - Sorry, laid off Western bankers. Asia cannot hire you now

1/24/2013 - Four surprising takes on the US by North Korea’s Onion-like news agency

1/24/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Bank job cuts, Microsoft earnings, North Korea targets US

1/24/2013 - 24 resource-producing places that could be as vulnerable to attack as Algeria

1/24/2013 - Are China’s economic ambitions the reason why cyber-attacks from China are rising?

1/24/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Nokia earnings, Apple’s China woe, North Korea targets US

1/23/2013 - Google sets up shop in the Philippines, where the media is “partly free”

1/23/2013 - No phablet for you, says Apple CEO Tim Cook

1/23/2013 - Why Apple doesn’t care that iPads are cannibalizing sales of Macs

1/23/2013 - A (sort of) happy ending for Huaxia customers has worrying implications for everyone else

1/23/2013 - Apple’s $54.5 billion quarter, in charts

1/23/2013 - Apple CEO Tim Cook on rumors of slackening iPhone demand: They’re meaningless

1/23/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Sudan peace talks, Netanyahu’s possible shift, Indigo Montoya problems

1/23/2013 - Apple plans to give a third of its $137 billion cash hoard back to investors

1/23/2013 - Netflix’s international subscriber base grew 229% last year

1/23/2013 - How to know when the founder should give way to a professional CEO

1/23/2013 - The four questions everyone is hoping Apple will answer today

1/23/2013 - Beijing adopts EU-level emissions standard to fix its toxic smog stew

1/23/2013 - These apps will help your car save gas, find parking—and tweet

1/23/2013 - There’s a major Mideast oil shift under way as ExxonMobil erodes Iraq’s strong-arming

1/23/2013 - How to control rising rents in Berlin: No new bathrooms or fireplaces

1/23/2013 - Meet the smartphone that’s outselling Apple’s iPhone in China

1/23/2013 - ECB will become first major central bank to wind down monetary easing—starting next week

1/23/2013 - Republicans authorize $450 billion in new debt to avoid crisis and set up for a shutdown

1/23/2013 - If the US is transforming into a nation of tea-slurping geezers, Unilever does not want to miss it.

1/23/2013 - 2013 could be a good year for deals in Brazil—if the government lets it

1/23/2013 - How to avoid the innovator’s dilemma

1/23/2013 - Taiwan’s smartphone parts boomlet rolled through December

1/23/2013 - Morgan Stanley’s chief economist went jogging one morning—and his outlook on the global economy changed

1/23/2013 - Access to broadband internet is the new access to ports, rail, and electricity

1/23/2013 - Can a former Tesco executive turn around South Africa’s Pick n Pay?

1/23/2013 - Brazil’s crumbling trade balance suggests BRIC story needs rethink

1/23/2013 - IMF says 2013 will be a year of better global growth and no currency wars

1/23/2013 - When tech companies like Twitter cross borders, free speech becomes a legal challenge

1/23/2013 - Cameron’s gamble on EU membership: free agency in the football club

1/23/2013 - Europe is still a cash machine, but Ikea likes the look of India

1/23/2013 - Young Global Leaders (#YGL) continues to influence the conversations at the World Economic Forum

1/23/2013 - Chinese telecom giant Huawei tries on transparency for size to combat black sheep reputation

1/23/2013 - A compelling—but unprovable—thesis about what is really going on inside Chinese banks

1/23/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Apple earnings, UK’s EU vote, Isreali election, panda boot camp

1/23/2013 - Despite myths that the EU exists to ban cleavages and curvy cucumbers, Britons want to stay

1/23/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Britain’s EU vote, Apple earnings, Chinese tree-huggers, quasars

1/22/2013 - UK prime minister to propose a popular vote on whether to stay in the European Union

1/22/2013 - Google hints at possible “X Phone” with long battery life, wireless charging, and an unbreakable case

1/22/2013 - Israel’s next governing coalition could be rather convenient for Bibi Netanyahu

1/22/2013 - François Hollande and Angela Merkel pointed fingers at everyone and everything—except each other

1/22/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Israeli elections, missing hostages, gigantic quasar belt

1/22/2013 - Asian nationals bought almost half of new London homes last year

1/22/2013 - Johnson & Johnson’s crusade against bad breath in emerging markets makes for tidy earnings

1/22/2013 - “We shouldn’t be designing for mobile,” says Google CEO Larry Page

1/22/2013 - The Bank of Japan is the weirdest central bank in the world

1/22/2013 - Confirmed: IBM is a creaky, old business

1/22/2013 - Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ has earned $8 million in advertising revenue (corrected)

1/22/2013 - What’s happening to America’s accidental manufacturing renaissance?

1/22/2013 - China is building a new deep-sea mining base conveniently near a military naval fleet

1/22/2013 - Wall Street’s “fear index” is at its least fearful in five years—and that may be a really scary sign

1/22/2013 - Watch the failure of the Bank of Japan … in real time

1/22/2013 - New York City unveils its vision for micro-apartments under 400 sq. ft.

1/22/2013 - Germany’s new broadcast fee has companies protesting and households outraged

1/22/2013 - What everyone has wrong about the American education system

1/22/2013 - Verizon’s core business is doing very well, thanks to Apple

1/22/2013 - How promoting women could get Japan out of this crisis

1/22/2013 - Beware pension plans—AT&T and Verizon are just the first to fall

1/22/2013 - The “crime” of working in America. Immigration laws need to catch up to reality

1/22/2013 - Chilly weather in China turns consumers off from frosty lagers

1/22/2013 - Verizon earnings tumble as discounts bring in a record number of customers

1/22/2013 - Indian banks must finance the poor to prevent another subprime loan crisis

1/22/2013 - Bank of Japan gives off mixed signals: aggressive monetary policy with a deferred start-date

1/22/2013 - The Philippines may be finally getting its act together

1/22/2013 - China’s elite mostly send their kids to study abroad, just one indicator they distrust the government

1/22/2013 - The history of the global economy as told through inscrutable Davos themes

1/22/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Google earnings, Isreali elections, Japan’s reflation, asteroid mining

1/22/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—BoJ action, Obama’s inauguration, mynah birds

1/21/2013 - Chinese bloggers, seeing Obama’s Bible, ask if religion is the secret to democracy

1/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—BoJ action, asteroid mining, Merkel’s setback, meat-printing

1/21/2013 - Mexico’s economy is in the sweet spot

1/21/2013 - France wants to tax data mining, and it’s not a bad idea

1/21/2013 - New York is now a better place to start your tech company than San Francisco

1/21/2013 - McDonald’s goes full-Aussie as Australia gets fatter…fast

1/21/2013 - Transcript of President Obama’s second inaugural address

1/21/2013 - Davos challenge: Fixing the worst unemployment crisis in decades

1/21/2013 - Germany may love Angela Merkel but not her party

1/21/2013 - Flashy wristwatches Chinese officials love are no longer selling well

1/21/2013 - Here is the side of Davos you don’t hear about but is actually worth paying attention to

1/21/2013 - Caterpillar’s China accounting scandal is all too common

1/21/2013 - Why China is on the brink of its very own subprime crisis

1/21/2013 - You can see the American economy changing from space

1/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Davos invitees, Bank of Japan, Dell deal, “blessed” porridge

1/21/2013 - Look closely, and you can see the fear leaving global markets

1/21/2013 - Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party suffered setback in a key German regional election

1/21/2013 - New Zealand has 0.5 people per square kilometer, and a housing crisis

1/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Davos invitees, Bank of Japan, Dell LBO, “blessed” porridge

1/20/2013 - What Rahul Gandhi forgot to say: He and his family are a part of the problem

1/20/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—German elections, Davos invitees, Chinese bodyguards

1/20/2013 - The confidential list of everyone attending Davos this year

1/20/2013 - Why US soda consumption has fallen so dramatically

1/20/2013 - Eric Schmidt’s daughter’s inside account of their visit to North Korea

1/20/2013 - A disgraced athlete sporting the swoosh? Oops, Nike’s done it again

1/19/2013 - Algeria’s four-day hostage crisis is over. Here’s a reading list and a timeline

1/19/2013 - Photos of the week: Grounded planes, smoggy skies, and more

1/19/2013 - Myanmar hosts one of the world’s biggest tech conferences, but just trying getting an app there

1/19/2013 - 11 quotes that show the US’s smartest economists can be just as clueless as everyone else

1/19/2013 - Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner uses the most flammable battery on the market

1/19/2013 - Algeria begins a final assault to end the hostage crisis

1/19/2013 - Henry Ford’s philosophy applies to bloggers, too: We’re faster, cheaper, better

1/18/2013 - Why did Apple close at exactly $500?

1/18/2013 - China releases inequality data for first time in years, pegs it just below US

1/18/2013 - As states struggle to manage their pension liabilities, Oregon wants to take its fund private

1/18/2013 - How smog and tainted food could bring democracy to China

1/18/2013 - Marvelous footprints of world cities revealed by Foursquare check-ins

1/18/2013 - Republicans: To raise the debt limit, all the US needs to do is pass its first budget in four years

1/18/2013 - Sorry, but there will be no bloody global currency war

1/18/2013 - The worrying firepower that militants in Algeria have at their disposal

1/18/2013 - Job opening at Apple: Writing for Siri

1/18/2013 - The US stands to lose $3.1 trillion in growth without infrastructure spending

1/18/2013 - Adults who live with their parents: It’s not just because they can’t get a job

1/18/2013 - The IMF admits its current plan for Greece isn’t enough. Sorry, Germany

1/18/2013 - Croatia’s next crisis: Its economy is officially junk

1/18/2013 - Good news! Morgan Stanley is looking increasingly boring

1/18/2013 - GE’s profits climb as it continues to make money as a bank

1/18/2013 - It looks like Bank of Japan is boarding the Abenomics train at last

1/18/2013 - Renault’s sales crash as it promises not to fire anyone in France

1/18/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—GE earnings, China’s bad-good growth, moisturizing denim

1/18/2013 - The outsourcing debate behind the Dreamliner debacle—and the memo Boeing execs should have read

1/18/2013 - China’s promising GDP growth for the year masks dangers under the surface

1/18/2013 - Jakarta’s deadly floods wash up reminders of Indonesia’s shoddy infrastructure and disorganized politics

1/18/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—China’s bad-good growth, GE, Dreamliners, moisturizing jeans

1/17/2013 - The death of Aaron Swartz is the failure of brinksmanship—and prosecution of real computer crimes

1/17/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—China’s bad-good growth, GE earnings, Algerian assault

1/17/2013 - A new mutant strain of the norovirus is giving cruise lines a “plague ship” reputation

1/17/2013 - Intel continues to miss out on the post-PC revolution, but here comes its belated effort to save itself

1/17/2013 - US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner gives exit interview to WSJ

1/17/2013 - Is the threat of “peak car” turning makers of cars into “enablers of mobility”?

1/17/2013 - Will Dreamliner problems cost Boeing its title as the world’s biggest passenger plane supplier?

1/17/2013 - HBO comedy “Silicon Valley” is a lot better than Bravo reality show “Silicon Valley”

1/17/2013 - Taiwan Semiconductor’s $8 billion bet that it can woo Apple away from Samsung

1/17/2013 - What WWI fighter pilots can tell us about internet fame

1/17/2013 - Massacre in Algeria: In hostage situations, the leverage is almost always with the captors

1/17/2013 - Here’s American Airlines’s new look

1/17/2013 - Valve created the iTunes of video games—and now they’re going after living rooms

1/17/2013 - How French retail king Carrefour reversed course to make money

1/17/2013 - In 2012, China produced twice as many apps for iPhones and iPads as the entire US app store

1/17/2013 - How Citi’s bet on global banking is killing its profitability right now

1/17/2013 - Who was murdered Russian mafia boss “Grandfather Hasan”?

1/17/2013 - What happened in the Algerian desert?

1/17/2013 - Don’t arrest that protester; he’s a future billionaire: The connection between free expression and economics

1/17/2013 - Until China stamps out corruption, its debt habit will keep getting worse

1/17/2013 - This is a big deal: US jobs and housing data are picking up steam

1/17/2013 - Nigeria will win the growth race, and other things you didn’t know would happen between now and 2050

1/17/2013 - No surprises from Bank of America’s lousy Q4, but bullish 2013 outlook might underestimate lingering legal issues

1/17/2013 - What North Korea’s economy might look like if it ever reunited with the South

1/17/2013 - Meet the jeweler behind India’s latest wealth symbol: a $250,000 gold shirt

1/17/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Algerian hostages, US housing, Albanese exits, gold nuggets

1/17/2013 - Rio Tinto announces massive write-down and waves goodbye to CEO Tom Albanese

1/17/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Algerian hostages, US housing, Australian jobs, not-sleeping pills

1/16/2013 - After a blowout fourth quarter, 2013 will be the year that eBay invades retail

1/16/2013 - German government’s surveillance software unsettles a nation that prizes privacy

1/16/2013 - Americans are kidnapped in Algeria, al Qaeda is on the march—so what to do about Mali?

1/16/2013 - No longer factory of the world, China is now its banker

1/16/2013 - US grounds Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner over battery fires

1/16/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asian Edition—Algerian hostages, US housing, Utopian city-states

1/16/2013 - Is an MBA worth it? Quartz readers weigh in

1/16/2013 - How video games are bringing Libyans out of isolation

1/16/2013 - Ahead of Graph Search launch, Facebook removed the ability to opt out of search results

1/16/2013 - Are the Chinese ready for Apple’s plan to turn them into debtaholics?

1/16/2013 - Interview with an unlikely capitalist in North Korea

1/16/2013 - Obama’s gun safety targets—and the obstacles before them

1/16/2013 - Follow the money: Five surprising charts on US cash

1/16/2013 - A strong euro is the last thing Europe needs if currency war dawns

1/16/2013 - Everyone can relax now—Goldman investment bankers are doing just fine

1/16/2013 - Hong Kong’s fading love affair with its property barons signals Beijing’s growing clout

1/16/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Goldman, Boeing, barnacles

1/16/2013 - No athlete has fallen faster or harder than Lance Armstrong. Why his road to redemption won’t be along Madison Avenue

1/16/2013 - Why India needs more than Japan’s help to fix its infrastructure deficit

1/16/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—More Boeing misery, Japan diplomacy, woman steals train

1/15/2013 - Boeing under new pressure as Japanese airlines ground Dreamliners

1/15/2013 - Will bank earnings reveal a changing Wall Street?

1/15/2013 - Even with a corruption crackdown, Chinese luxury spending is still healthy

1/15/2013 - Obama’s second term will be more aggressive, but not just because it’s his last

1/15/2013 - The next Treasury Secretary doesn’t trust Wall Street with his own money

1/15/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Japanese diplomacy, Facebook search, Saint Mario Draghi, showers

1/15/2013 - Facebook Graph Search: for when stalking people is too difficult

1/15/2013 - Here’s how technology stocks reacted to Facebook’s Graph Search event

1/15/2013 - Germany would like to have its gold back, thanks

1/15/2013 - The first car from “America’s newest, smallest and most expensive car company” is part Corvette, part Karma Fisker

1/15/2013 - Rio Tinto scrapes record amount of iron ore from earth, but can it last?

1/15/2013 - Does Obama become a nationalist when it comes to oil disasters?

1/15/2013 - With Graph Search, Facebook attempts to turn all other social networks into mere features

1/15/2013 - Why the fact that Brazilians shower five times a day is bad news for the economy

1/15/2013 - Forgive me, Oprah, for I have sinned: The value of a rehabilitated Lance Armstrong

1/15/2013 - The case against Aaron Swartz was like sending someone to jail for checking too many books out of the library

1/15/2013 - China’s Baidu and other technology titans push into emerging markets

1/15/2013 - If you can’t get into a top-five MBA program, don’t even bother

1/15/2013 - How a leveraged buyout could actually turn Dell into the tech success story of the decade

1/15/2013 - For US bank regulators, JP Morgan’s London whale will be the one who got away

1/15/2013 - US debt ceiling is a “potentially dangerous mechanism,” says Fitch

1/15/2013 - Jack Ma, China’s quirkiest businessman, may be taking Alibaba to the world’s biggest tech IPO

1/15/2013 - The US economy is not that complicated

1/15/2013 - Latest data suggest that Germany has caught the euro zone economic flu

1/15/2013 - Yes, there is an alternative to austerity versus spending: Reinvigorate America’s nonprofits

1/15/2013 - The French are liked in Mali, which is good since they may be around for awhile

1/15/2013 - Why Nokia’s latest Asha smartphone success won’t do much to address its bigger problems

1/15/2013 - How to protect workers from the rise of robots

1/15/2013 - Is Greece really a better fiscal steward than Germany and the United States?

1/15/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Gun control, RBS spanking, more working poor, crying in space

1/15/2013 - Some bad news and some good news about China’s shady trade data

1/15/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Gun control, JP Morgan, bulls are back, crying in space

1/14/2013 - Ready, set, go: How to spend 72 hours in Beijing

1/14/2013 - Can the Corvette save General Motors yet again? Here’s what the prodigy behind the original thinks

1/14/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Japan’s deflation, car sales crown, Kumbh mela, investor cats

1/14/2013 - China’s long horizon for stock market reform means that Shanghai’s big rally today was overly optimistic

1/14/2013 - Dell may go private, but why?

1/14/2013 - The world’s middle class will number 5 billion by 2030

1/14/2013 - Why Indian companies cheer flat tech spending: Strong earnings from TCS and Infosys

1/14/2013 - Pollution score: Beijing 993, New York 19

1/14/2013 - Welcome to the People’s Republic of LinkedIn: Soaring revenues and websites in 19 languages

1/14/2013 - How China’s stronger yuan pinches US consumers

1/14/2013 - Swatch doubles down on diamonds, even as the Chinese shun bling

1/14/2013 - Harvard’s next case study: The logistics and economics behind Kumbh Mela, the largest human gathering in history

1/14/2013 - A sleek, all-electric sports car made in China roars into Motown

1/14/2013 - Will the U.S. permit an energy renaissance?

1/14/2013 - The race to space 2.0

1/14/2013 - How Nestle stimulated the coffee market – in an instant

1/14/2013 - UPS-TNT Express merger blows up, stranding the parcel giant’s emerging-market expansion plans

1/14/2013 - How air pollution in China has hit previously unimaginable levels

1/14/2013 - Why Aaron Swartz is becoming a martyr, and why you should care

1/14/2013 - After Libya, France to the rescue—again—in Mali

1/14/2013 - Is today the day Apple’s stock drops below $500 a share?

1/14/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—US earnings, UPS/TNT, China smog

1/14/2013 - China’s “little emperors” aren’t as spoilt and selfish as they seem

1/14/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—US earnings, China smog, Dreamliner, Miss America

1/13/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Earnings season, Mali fighting, Dreamliner, Bro-zilians

1/13/2013 - Choose your own adventure to avoid the US debt ceiling

1/13/2013 - Why airline loyalty schemes make being loyal incredibly hard

1/13/2013 - Photos of the week: A portrait of a princess, fires in Australia, and snow in Israel

1/13/2013 - US Treasury says the $1 trillion coin is not happening

1/12/2013 - China’s about to surpass Germany’s solar market, thanks to some help from … Germany?

1/11/2013 - Mexico, the economic dynamo of 2013, has some catching up to do in one very important sector

1/11/2013 - Facing budget cuts, a US general considers unorthodox alliances

1/11/2013 - Why South Africa may be the worst bet in emerging markets

1/11/2013 - Two supercomputers crunched the data and concluded high frequency trading has “little impact on our lives”

1/11/2013 - Goldman Sachs did not violate the Volcker Rule (and $1 billion is a drop in the bucket anyway)

1/11/2013 - The new global dividing line: Is your economy a manipulator, or manipulated?

1/11/2013 - China’s WeChat just messed up its best chance of beating Facebook

1/11/2013 - Cash pours into stocks to start 2013: Start of the great rotation?

1/11/2013 - Three reasons to finally feel optimistic about Infosys

1/11/2013 - Japan’s stimulus makes for cheap exports but expensive energy

1/11/2013 - Wells Fargo follows Fed’s lead to record profits

1/11/2013 - Is the UK headed for a triple-dip recession?

1/11/2013 - Asian military spending looks to be less of a windfall than some defense companies hoped

1/11/2013 - China’s cold snap heats up inflation, prompting stock market retreat

1/11/2013 - Mega mining company Bumi gets hacked by someone posing as a Wikipedia researcher

1/11/2013 - China’s SUV boom is rolling strong—just ask the metal-makers

1/11/2013 - The cheap iPhone is already here, if Americans can do the math

1/11/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Czechs vote, Japan stimulus, Chinese vegetables, Justin Bieber

1/11/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Czechs vote, Japan stimulus, Chinese vegetables, Justin Bieber

1/10/2013 - How China’s unsuspecting savers are funding the nation’s risky credit boom

1/10/2013 - Thou shalt not accept ads or comments: What to expect from Wikipedia’s soon-to-launch travel site

1/10/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Japan stimulus, Jack Lew’s signature, Jackie Chan, Justin Bieber

1/10/2013 - The US Fed had a greater profit than Apple and Exxon combined last year

1/10/2013 - “Dear China, we are sorry.” Yum Brands is the latest to learn that sometimes a multinational just has to apologize

1/10/2013 - The Internet of You: How the future of computing became screens and sensors on every appendage

1/10/2013 - Photos: Extreme weather brings snow to Beirut and record heat to Australia

1/10/2013 - Smart, dumb, candybar, flip, and brick: a visual history of mobile phones

1/10/2013 - Cheaper smartphones are on their way from unexpected sources

1/10/2013 - The new war for Afghanistan’s untapped oil

1/10/2013 - Kidnapping for ransom is spreading across the world

1/10/2013 - Three lessons from Kenya’s tech success

1/10/2013 - Why Apple is probably in the clear over Foxconn’s bribery scandal

1/10/2013 - Uniqlo’s skinny jeans and their prospects for world peace

1/10/2013 - ECB leaves rates alone, spreading warm and fuzzy feelings in the euro zone

1/10/2013 - The biggest problem with Egypt’s new constitution is that it will probably be ignored

1/10/2013 - Finding someone stealing hay is becoming easier than finding a needle in that haystack

1/10/2013 - China’s December trade data hint at stabilizing global demand, though the outlook is less clear

1/10/2013 - Six geopolitical predictions for 2013

1/10/2013 - Britain’s supermarket chiefs both claim Christmas victories

1/10/2013 - Why has a Chinese luxury watch company sold only two $273,000 watches in three years?

1/10/2013 - A California solution to America’s debt ceiling crisis (it’s not a coin)

1/10/2013 - In the future of television, the set-top box is king

1/10/2013 - Five questions about the Delhi gang rape that still need answers

1/10/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—ECB rates, KFC sorry, Honest Abe, embryo sharks

1/10/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—ECB rates, China exports, Honest Abe, embryo sharks

1/9/2013 - How expats in China stay ahead of the internet censors

1/9/2013 - Meet your new landlord, America: A certain Mr. Wall Street

1/9/2013 - Mary Schapiro still cross about China IPOs as she leaves the SEC

1/9/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—ECB rates, AIG, Obama’s guns, phablets

1/9/2013 - How the Indian dream died with the Delhi gang rape victim

1/9/2013 - Why have iron ore prices nearly doubled since September?

1/9/2013 - The jobs with the highest and lowest unemployment rates in the US

1/9/2013 - With its post-crisis leaders leaving, can SEC ever be this aggressive again?

1/9/2013 - Europe tarnishes its image as a champion against climate change

1/9/2013 - Why the EU crisis has a lot in common with Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme

1/9/2013 - Eric Schmidt looking at things

1/9/2013 - Australia hasn’t had a recession since the early ’90s. And we just jinxed it.

1/9/2013 - What the Chinese will tell you they care about if you survey them without asking

1/9/2013 - It’s not a surprise that HSBC’s sale of Chinese insurer Ping An is on the rocks

1/9/2013 - Oprah’s Lance Armstrong interview could be redemption for them both

1/9/2013 - Will Shinzo Abe’s stimulus rampage be enough to save Japan?

1/9/2013 - Jack Lew at Treasury: the boring man America needs now

1/9/2013 - North Korea’s Twitter account follows one American—the world’s biggest Coldplay fan

1/9/2013 - Why Britain ranks at the bottom of the charts in high-tech industrial production

1/9/2013 - Example for the US: Denmark knows how to handle a debt ceiling

1/9/2013 - Chinese paper censorship showdown continues, seen as “move backward” on press freedom

1/9/2013 - Germany’s mighty industrial engine still looks mighty weak

1/9/2013 - The London Underground turns 150. See how the tube map has changed

1/9/2013 - Apple refuses to make the one mobile device taking over the world—but not for long

1/9/2013 - The US has already cut the deficit by $2.4 trillion—mostly spending

1/9/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—AIG lawsuit, Beijing News, Abu Ghraib settlement, MBA glut

1/9/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—AIG lawsuit, Dish/Clearwire, Abu Ghraib settlement, MBA glut

1/8/2013 - Hong Kong makes it harder to sniff out politicians’ dodgy business dealings

1/8/2013 - AIG: The top 5 moments of mind-melting chutzpah

1/8/2013 - Boeing’s Dreamliner—a short history of a long-troubled aircraft

1/8/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—AIG lawsuit, asteroid mining, European banks, Year of Samsung

1/8/2013 - Apple reportedly adding a new, $100-$150 iPhone model

1/8/2013 - How big would a $1 trillion platinum coin be?

1/8/2013 - All hail Brazil, the next king of soybeans

1/8/2013 - Two Asian gambling fortunes fight over America’s next Defense secretary

1/8/2013 - 2013 will be the year of Samsung

1/8/2013 - It’s so hot in Australia that they added new colors to the weather map

1/8/2013 - There are officially too many MBAs

1/8/2013 - Iran controls its citizens social media use through “intelligent software”

1/8/2013 - Sorry gold bugs, you should have bought palladium

1/8/2013 - Memo to Eastern and Southern Europeans: Please procreate

1/8/2013 - AIG might sue the US government for bailing it out. Here’s why that’s even more ridiculous than it sounds

1/8/2013 - What Google’s pulling of a censorship-related feature says about its Android business in China

1/8/2013 - Tablets will outsell notebooks in 2013, for the first time ever

1/8/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—US earnings, German exports, golden gun, monster fish

1/8/2013 - Why an alternative currency for Brazil’s City of God is a good sign

1/8/2013 - Europe loses more jobs

1/8/2013 - The latest way European banks could (still) mess everything up

1/8/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—US earnings, Samsung profits, golden gun, monster fish

1/7/2013 - Why the $1 trillion platinum coin won’t solve the US debt ceiling

1/7/2013 - “Your TV is almost human” and other quotes from Samsung’s event at CES

1/7/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Earnings season, tech show, mortgage settlement, sensible psychopaths

1/7/2013 - Web portals are dead, but the IPO for China’s Xinhua has propaganda going for it

1/7/2013 - Does Chuck Hagel’s nomination mean Obama is ready to take on America’s biggest threat?

1/7/2013 - US metal and mining companies expect a particularly ugly fourth quarter

1/7/2013 - Chinese journalists stand up to state censorship, and the people back them

1/7/2013 - Who needs $100k in student debt when there are open online courses?

1/7/2013 - Goldman Sachs outsmarts the world. Again

1/7/2013 - 21 situations when you should not innovate

1/7/2013 - Google’s Eric Schmidt arrives in North Korea. This is the “internet” he’ll find there

1/7/2013 - Why this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is already a dud

1/7/2013 - Why would any country in its right mind still want to join the euro? Ask the Latvians

1/7/2013 - Al Jazeera’s purchase of Current TV could yet be scuppered by the American right

1/7/2013 - Here’s a much better way for states to declare bankruptcy

1/7/2013 - Why Volvo is still failing to rev up its China sales as other car-makers boom

1/7/2013 - Bank of America’s $10 billion settlement with Fannie is a big deal for the US economy

1/7/2013 - Corning’s even-stronger Gorilla Glass 3 is Steve Jobs’s gift to CES

1/7/2013 - European bank stocks surge after announcement of easier rules on liquidity

1/7/2013 - “Nobody will find out” and other phrases commonly used in emails by fraudsters

1/7/2013 - Why you shouldn’t be surprised if Google’s Schmidt meets with Kim Jong-Un

1/7/2013 - What the world’s top regulators gave banks for Christmas

1/7/2013 - The 14 rules for predicting future geopolitical events

1/7/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Draghi speaks, foreclosure settlement, China newspaper strike, fusbands

1/7/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Draghi speaks, foreclosure settlement, table PCs, fusbands

1/6/2013 - Why North Korea’s pursuit of foreign investment could loosen Kim’s grip on power

1/6/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Japanese cars, Taiwanese trade, Karzai, fusbands

1/6/2013 - Dash for trash: Why investors now love emerging-market junk bonds

1/5/2013 - Middling US jobs report vindicates bond investors, if no one else

1/5/2013 - Photos of the week: New Year’s around the world and politics as usual in the US

1/5/2013 - Single tuna sells for record $1.76 million in sign of prices to come

1/5/2013 - Pick your favorite front-page analysis of the US jobs report

1/4/2013 - Quartz is hiring reporters and editors around the world

1/4/2013 - Potash is one commodity where the “China and India will eat the world” theory came unstuck

1/4/2013 - This should go without saying, but a successful company is a fun place to work

1/4/2013 - BuzzFeed valued at $200 million, leading new class of media upstarts

1/4/2013 - Germany’s knowledge of its racist past has blinded it to its racist present

1/4/2013 - Venezuela’s next leader may be chosen in Cuba

1/4/2013 - Meet the prototypical American home: three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and central air

1/4/2013 - By 2016 in North America, mobile advertising could be bigger than today’s entire online ad market

1/4/2013 - Foreign bribery probes spread as firms start ratting on each other

1/4/2013 - Spain is running out of people to borrow from after raiding its own pensions piggy bank

1/4/2013 - The complete US jobs report for December in two simple charts

1/4/2013 - The US economy added 155,000 jobs in December, meeting expectations

1/4/2013 - Why is the World Bank investing in luxury resorts instead of development projects?

1/4/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—US hiring, Sandy aid, Wegelin closes, Mars rocks

1/4/2013 - In Britain, you’re better off being a celebrity tax dodger than a criminal one

1/3/2013 - China’s new leadership isn’t easing up on foreign journalists

1/3/2013 - Can Hormel Foods get China hooked on peanut butter?

1/3/2013 - Al Jazeera’s purchase of Current TV may not help it win over America

1/3/2013 - Big food companies should start to worry about tobacco-like lawsuits

1/3/2013 - Fiscal cliff blamed for Americans cutting back on holiday shopping online

1/3/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—US hiring, Gulf rig settlement, Al Jazeera, Depardievsky

1/3/2013 - The Fed is starting to get antsy about its ultra-easy monetary policy

1/3/2013 - How Chinese tourists are reinventing Swiss hospitality: Hold the cheese, butter and salt

1/3/2013 - When it comes to financial regulation, simplicity is a virtue; complexity is a reality

1/3/2013 - The bigger the data, the larger the deception

1/3/2013 - FTC clears Google: “Reasonable minds may differ…and reasonable search algorithms may differ”

1/3/2013 - With Chávez in Cuba, who will be Venezuela’s president next week?

1/3/2013 - How China fails to catch the cash illicitly walking out the country’s gates

1/3/2013 - Gesture-based interface company Leap Motion gets $30 million and a deal with ASUS

1/3/2013 - How Google resolves antitrust cases without impeding its creeping monopoly

1/3/2013 - First IPO on Iraqi stock market since invasion is a whopper: $1.3 billion for Asiacell

1/3/2013 - Why the US needs its own sovereign wealth fund

1/3/2013 - How American CEOs’ push for a fiscal deal paid off: It’s not about NASCAR or Hollywood

1/3/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Iraq IPOs, unemployment data, Al Jazeera buys, Louis XVI’s DNA

1/3/2013 - Greece living up to most corrupt EU country rating

1/3/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—US hiring, Wegelin closes, Gulf rig settlement, Mars rocks

1/3/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Iraq IPOs, unemployment data, Al Jazeera buys, Louis XVI’s DNA

1/2/2013 - We are losing the war against email

1/2/2013 - The ridiculousness of Canada’s “melting” money

1/2/2013 - Thanks for avoiding that global recession, America. Now what?

1/2/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—India’s gang-rape trial, unemployment data, global cliff rally, Louis XVI’s DNA

1/2/2013 - Judge says US secrecy in drone killings of its citizens is like “Alice in Wonderland” and “Catch-22”

1/2/2013 - China’s new entrance exam policy looks like a weak beginning of hukou reform

1/2/2013 - What if you had to plan for a pay cut that grew bigger each year? Welcome to the “doctor cliff”

1/2/2013 - Why the fiscal cliff deal offers little to celebrate

1/2/2013 - The fiscal cliff in New Year’s resolutions: I resolve to panic less about economic crises

1/2/2013 - Why the 49% premium Avis paid for Zipcar is a bargain

1/2/2013 - Markets around the world celebrate as US retreats from fiscal cliff

1/2/2013 - The Arctic holds 25% of the world’s oil and gas, but its rough seas still stymie human efforts

1/2/2013 - How US defense companies are gearing up to arm new Asian buyers

1/2/2013 - Here’s which European countries’ manufacturers performed the worst at the end of 2012

1/2/2013 - UK retail bankruptcies jump 6% in 2012, with more to come in 2013

1/2/2013 - There’s a deal but so what? Post-fiscal cliff uncertainty could do some real damage to markets

1/1/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Fiscal cliff deal, manufacturing expansion, tweeting leaders

1/1/2013 - The remarkable story of architecture piracy in China

1/1/2013 - Is India’s ultra-cheap Aakash tablet doomed?

1/1/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Fiscal cliff dive, iPhone theft, Swiss babies

1/1/2013 - China set to blow past Europe in 2013 car production and make 24% of global supply

1/1/2013 - What the deal over the fiscal cliff does and doesn’t mean

1/1/2013 - Starbucks baristas: We won’t quit until Congress does

1/1/2013 - Why thieves just stole $1.3 million in iPhones and iPads from Apple’s Paris store

1/1/2013 - How world leaders are telling citizens to get ready for a better—or worse—2013

1/1/2013 - China’s new triumphalist aircraft carrier coins celebrate growing military might

1/1/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Fiscal cliff deal, manufacturing expansion, Indian gold, tweeting leaders