This month’s transfer of Brazilian soccer player Neymar from the Spanish super club Barcelona to the French super club Paris St-Germain included a transfer fee of over $250 million, putting it on a par with some of the year’s biggest cross-border M&A deals. The transaction speaks to the changing nature of global super clubs and to the global economy itself.
This week's Global Glance looks at Italy's troubled banks and the doom loop.
In this week's Global Glance we look at locking in workers in the US and India, China’s smog crisis, and China’s soccer aspirations.
In this week's Global Glance we look at a Spanish case that may force a company to bottle Coke against its will, cracking down on illicit financial flows from Africa, and a travel jacket company that received $9 million in Kickstarter Funding.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at Europe’s most popular cuisine, the right to be forgotten, and a photo essay on Cuba.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at the best and worst global vacation destinations, Lollapalooza in Colombia and Arab TV in Israel.