Gwynn Guilford, Quartz

Gwynn Guilford


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Past articles by Gwynn:

Wall Street’s watchdog is obscuring data that could protect investors

You can look up any broker in the BrokerCheck database but the picture isn't complete. → Read More

Central bankers are preparing for the catastrophic cost of climate change

As temperatures rise, the destructive wallop of bad weather is likely to increase. That will take a toll on the economy—and could even cause recessions. → Read More

The economic threats that loom over 2020

Will 2020 be a year of steady global growth—or a slump that spreads across the world? We explore the economic vulnerabilities that might cause a shock to devolve into a recession. → Read More

What interest rates dating back to 1311 tell us about today’s global economy

Much becomes clear with 700 years of hindsight. → Read More

Will 2020 be the year of “trade peace”? Don’t bet on it

Though this might look like the dawn of detente, it's almost certainly a false one. → Read More

The great American labor paradox: Plentiful jobs, most of them bad

When you compare lived reality with the data, it's clear something big is getting lost in translation → Read More

How the stock market could trigger the next recession

"The role of the stock market is potentially more important than people expect, in how it affects that top 20% who are really, really important consumers." → Read More

Nokia is having one of the worst days in its history, thanks to 5G

Scale, captive customers, minimal competition—it should be a recipe for profits galore. But a profit warning pushed Nokia's shares down by 25% at one point today. → Read More

Good news! China’s economy is slowing

"Policymakers’ reluctance to stimulate the economy might disappoint investors in the short term, but it’s a huge long-term positive.” → Read More

Tree thieves are the scourge of national forests

An unsealed federal indictment blames a wildfire on thieves trying to cash in on a beautiful old tree. → Read More

One fix for China's alarming pork shortage: giant pigs

Thanks to the spread of African swine fever in China, pork is at a premium. → Read More

Wage growth is slowing—which could be an ominous sign for the economy

Wages for private-sector workers rose 2.9% in September over the same month in 2018—the slowest pace of growth since July 2018. → Read More

Watch: Our call on what 5G really means

Watch Quartz tech editor, Mike Murphy and senior reporter, Gwynn Guilford separate the facts from the hype to map out what we can expect from the forthcoming roll out of 5G technology. → Read More

The tricky—and really expensive—business of building 5G

Mobile wireless operators are having to invest a lot in building 5G without much in the way of return. → Read More

China is rolling out a 5G network faster than anyone else

Don't let that fool you into believing it's winning a "race". → Read More

5G explained: The reality behind the hype

In the short-term, the 5G tech revolution will be underwhelming. But in the long-term, it has the potential to radically change networks and transform economies for the better— and, if we’re not careful, the worse. → Read More

Watch: our call on the state of global trade

On this video call, Quartz senior reporter Gwynn Guilford and deputy finance editor Oliver Staley discuss the state of global trade, amid the trade war, Brexit, and other developments. → Read More

Watch: Our video conference call about a global currency war

Senior reporter Gwynn Guilford and finance editor Jason Karaian took your questions about competitive devaluation, trade tensions, and more. → Read More

With today’s rate cut, the Fed is jeopardizing its credibility

The Federal Reserve's cut should please markets and Trump, but at what cost? → Read More

Trump’s war on Huawei risks hobbling US innovation

Why a plan to undermine China's tech giant may be backfiring. → Read More