World at a glance

Pedestrians walk past the skyline of the city's financial district in Shanghai.

The buying power of the Chinese middle class

Mar 3, 2015
“Aspirational luxury” is the sweet spot Chinese investors are trying to target.
Posted In: China, middle class, private equity

Tracing the Obamacare subsidy

Mar 3, 2015
Insurance subsidies are central to the legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Taking stock of U.S. aid to Israel

Mar 3, 2015
Political tensions are high around Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress.
Posted In: Israel, military aid, international aid

Waiting for a big break in Germany's new economy

Feb 27, 2015
How do you make it in Germany? One waitress shares her story.
Posted In: six routes, bbc, German economy, safety net
Campbell Soup Co. post low earnings allegedly due to strong dollar.

Fun Fact Friday: It's a soupy mess

Feb 27, 2015
We discuss the week that was and highlight a few fun facts from the week in news.
Posted In: Campbells, groundwater, juvenile justice
The de Melo’s street in the Sao Paulo suburbs.

The Brazilian middle class faces an uncertain future

Feb 26, 2015
Debt and a slowdown has placed the country at an economic crossroads.
Posted In: brazil, Brazilian economy, Petrobras

The Global Economy at work

Feb 26, 2015
What's the connection between sunglasses, white gloves, and an economic slump?
Posted In: six routes, Germany, global economy
Motorists que on Onitsha-Asaba highway at the bustling Onitsha motor park.

How do you make a better life, and what does it mean?

Feb 20, 2015
When the global economy collides with real life, what happens?
Posted In: six routes, Nigeria, bbc world service
The Instagram logo is displayed on an Apple iPhone.

Fun Fact Friday: Social media, still a thing making tons of money

Feb 20, 2015
Catherine Rampell from The Washington Post and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal wrap up the week in news. But, what else did we learn this week?
Posted In: Snapchat, instagram, Agriculture

American architects find creative freedom in Shanghai

Feb 20, 2015
Some view China as an opportunity to be bold.
Posted In: Shanghai, architecture, China
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