Where in the world do workers toil the most each year? The United States is high on the list, but a few other countries work even harder.
Americans work an average of 38 hours a week. Here are 10 industrialized nations where workers have shorter hours.
Track the world's largest economies by gross domestic product.
The U.S. has regained its standing as the world's most competitive country, according to the latest rankings from Swiss business school IMD.
$9 for a loaf of bread in Tokyo? $2,100 for a dinner bill in Paris? To see which cities are the most expensive for employees and travelers, the Economist looked at the prices -- in U.S. dollars -- of everyday items in cities worldwide.
Apple remains the top global brand with an estimated value of $185 billion, according to an annual ranking by WPP and Millward Brown. Which other companies have brands worth billions?