The end of ‘peak Germany’ and the return of France

posted in: European Union, News

FILE PHOTO: A worker at German manufacturer of silos and liquid tankers, Feldbinder Special Vehicles, moves rolls of aluminium at the company’s plant in Winsen, Germany. At first blush, the result of the European Parliament election in May, and the … Read More

Merkel crisis: Germany recession threat bleeds into EU economy – shock warning

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GERMANY is in the midst of an economic crisis that is now bleeding into the EU in the months before Brexit. German news site Der Tagesspiegel warned several hard-hiring factors are playing a part in Berlin dragging down the rest … Read More

The UK, German and Italian economies are all tanking at the same time

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| Business Insider –Three of Europe’s largest economies are under threat of recession, which could spell a crisis across Europe. –Dozens of companies in Germany have turned to “short-time” work — cutting employee hours — a canary in the coal … Read More

Economic clouds gather over Germany

posted in: Germany, News

Stormy times ahead for the eurozone’s economic powerhouse? -Getty Images Concerns are growing over the strength of Germany’s economy – the largest in the eurozone – following the release of more gloomy official figures. Industrial production in April fell by … Read More

German Unemployment Explodes Most Since Financial Crisis, Sending Bund Yields Near Record Lows

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With China failing to spark a global reflationary wave, prompting fears that Beijing’s record credit injection to start 2019 was for nothing and a repeat of the Shanghai Accord won’t take place, coupled with collapsing global trade, which we noted … Read More

What might trigger the collapse of the EU?

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Several factors including Brexit and the rise of the far-right pose a threat to the political union. A mural by graffiti artist Banksy on a wall in Dover – Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images The European Union is facing unprecedented threats to its … Read More

Eurozone crisis: German output slumps AGAIN – fears grow for bloc’s largest economy

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GERMAN industrial output surprisingly fell in December for the fourth consecutive month, putting the eurozone on high alert and increasing concerns around Europe’s biggest economy. The latest data from the country’s Federal Statistics Office revealed industrial output was down 0.4 … Read More

EU heading for ‘CRISIS’ with Italy as budget threatens to tear eurozone apart

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THE EU is heading for a “crisis” with Italy as the eurozone’s third-largest economy teeters on the edge of a financial crisis, Brussels bosses have warned. Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner, said it was the bloc’s duty to ensure the eurozone … Read More

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