Tag Archives: economy

In Charts: Checking Up on Germany

A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring Germany.

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China’s “Interesting Times”

As China rings in the New Year, a brief look at some of the problems the country is facing.

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A World of Financial Gloom and Doom?

Why financial markets in 2019 may offer positive surprises, despite — and actually because of — the current wave of pessimism.

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The Deteriorating US Economy

Economists cannot say with precision when the next U.S. recession will begin. But there is no reasonable doubt that the U.S. economy will weaken in 2019.

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China’s Interesting Future, in 2019

If China has a problem, so does the global economy.

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Stock Markets and the Trump Factor

While Trump says it’s all the Fed’s fault, this is why U.S. stock markets are really collapsing.

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American People to Trump: What’s Goin’ on in the Markets?

What makes this particular market correction so spooky is that, unlike in 2008, no single reason has yet been identified as causing the downturn.

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The G20’s Economic Weight

What share of the global economy is represented at the G20 summit?

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Will Italy’s Finances Shake Europe?

Five Star leader Di Maio still has not learned that comments which may go down well during an election campaign can easily backfire for a senior politician in office.

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How the Merkel Government Makes up Its Statistics

In reality, German government debt levels have been going up during Merkel’s 12-year reign – and this despite a booming economy.

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