Germany

Germany's gross domestic product has contracted for a quarter, which raises questions about how enduring a recovery of Europe's economy will be at the end of 2018 and into 2019.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Snap is being investigated, Toys "R" Us has a new Chapter 11 payment plan, Starbucks will cut some corporate workers, and other important business headlines.
Douglas A. McIntyre
S&P recently issued its latest opinion of German debt, giving it the highest grade possible. It also said the rating was "stable."
Douglas A. McIntyre
President Trump began the NATO summit this morning by attacking Germany for not spending enough to support NATO and for depending too much on imports of Russian natural gas.
Paul Ausick
ZTE prepares for a resurrection after U.S. officials nearly shut it down, the world's largest hedge fund will enter the Chinese market, some Tesla owners in Norway are unhappy with their cars, and...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Global car sales reached 90 million for the first time, Germany's unemployment rate hit a record, oil prices could soar well above current levels, and more important headlines.
Douglas A. McIntyre
German news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday that both VW and Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler have filed documents with German authorities revealing what may be anti-competitive activity.
Paul Ausick
Germany's Daimler AG is recalling 3 million Mercedes-Benz diesel-powered cars sold in Europe to improve the cars' emissions levels.
Paul Ausick
The inverse relationship between prices and yields translates to one serious issue for bond holders: the value of those bonds they bought before recent days is dropping as yields rise.
Jon C. Ogg
You might not have seen the end nor heard the end of the world of negative interest rates yet. Just don’t tell that to longer-term and intermediate-term German bund traders. Short term and...
Jon C. Ogg
Deutsche Bank's CEO said Wednesday morning that more mergers, including cross-border mergers, are needed to keep the banking sector afloat.
Paul Ausick
Just two days before U.K. voters cast their ballots whether to remain in the European Union, the Center for European Economic Research has released its economic sentiment index for Germany.
Paul Ausick
The Ifo Economic Forecast for Germany showed an acceleration of the fourth largest economy measured by GDP for the second half of 2016 and all of 2017.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Germany may be the envy of the developed world, for the time being. Its first-quarter GDP rose.
Douglas A. McIntyre
In an action that may establish a standard for cannabis businesses that operate in compliance with state law, the U.S. Department of Justice last week dropped its long-running battle with Oakland,...
Paul Ausick