Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel and François Hollande would like to know why no one else does. Read more »

  • 06 Jan 2014 at 2:31 PM

Angela Merkel Taking 5

The German Chancellor is working remotely following an unfortunate run-in with a Swiss ski trail. Read more »

In order to keep one woman in a top job, Angela Merkel will reluctantly force German companies to give some others sub-top jobs. Read more »

There will be no third Greek bailout until after Angela Merkel is safely reelected later this month. Once that’s in the bag, though, there’s no time to waste, because the IMF has instituted a very sensible rule for dealing with immediate crises. Read more »

Don’t believe the rumors. Read more »

  • 31 Jan 2013 at 2:30 PM

Germany Looks At Its Banks

For all their saber-rattling and bold talk about a fix to the problem of global financial risk, the Germans haven’t done a hell of lot to rein in their banks. There is, for instance, no Großdeutschesvolckerregierung. At least, not yet. Read more »

Now that the U.S.’s economic recovery is a sure thing, thanks to the hard work our sage and wise leaders put in a couple of hours after allowing the country to fly off the fiscal cliff, weary eyes turn to the other side of the Atlantic, where the Germans and Italians look to elect similarly sage and wise representatives. Well, the Germans, anyway. Read more »