Daniel Stelter

Daniel Stelter is the founder of the German think tank Beyond the Obvious and former member of Boston Consulting Group’s Executive Committee . [Germany] Follow him @thinkBTO

Will Italy Spell the End of the Euro?

France and Germany will be very flexible in their response to Italian demands, irrespective of the official rhetoric from Berlin and Paris.

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Trump’s Trade Policy: An Opportunity for Germany

History teaches that everyone suffers from trade wars, but the biggest pain is incurred by those who run the big surpluses once it starts.

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How Germany’s Current-Account Surplus Will Correct Itself

Germany’s over-dependence on its automotive industry will be its undoing.

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Is Germany Really Poverty-Stricken?

Fake facts, presented under the cover of academic neutrality, become a 2017 election topic in Germany.

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Why Angela Merkel Should Be Grateful to Donald Trump

With Merkel lacking both an agenda and a vision, the US push to deal with Germany’s eternal export surplus is a welcome impetus for long overdue domestic reforms.

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Donald Trump’s New New Deal

Will Donald Trump’s economic policies finally lead the United States and Europe out of their economic malaise?

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After Brexit: Now It’s Italy’s Turn

Germany will have to change its policies if it wants to avoid exit of other countries from the union.

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Time for a Global Restart, But How?

It seems we are headed for a deflationary wave or a wave of hyperinflations. But there is an alternative.

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Central Banks as Relentless Boosters of the Rich

The US Fed doesn’t care about the real economy. It is just keen on stopping asset price deflation.

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Dismantle the Central Banks!

Central banks have served as a low-risk road to fortune for those with already ample financial assets.

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