The German Economy in May 2017 – running really hot!

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And indeed – at least in Germany – the train of economic growth kept rolling throughout May unabated (as hoped for at the end of March) – now reaching levels never seen before in ALL of the areas: „The German Economy in May 2017 – running really hot!“ weiterlesen

The German Economy in March 2017 – silver lining ahead

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After all these questionmarks, doubts and armageddon-foresights (cf. for February here) now that: Hope! First, we all survived the 15th of March 2017 – despite the doomsday-sayers, neither the debt-ceiling nor the rate-hike in the US nor the Dutch elections could derail the „economic train“ which seems to get momentum even beyond Germany now. But, as always, I am getting ahead of myself. So, let’s see what’s behind the (German) curtain for this month: „The German Economy in March 2017 – silver lining ahead“ weiterlesen

The German economy in February 2017 – too good to be true?

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Germany’s economy seems to get stronger by the month – falling unemployment, rising GDP, governmental surplus, you name it. So, is really everything glossy and any other view merely a doomsday-sayer’s paranoia? Let’s check: „The German economy in February 2017 – too good to be true?“ weiterlesen

German economy in January 2017 – Healthy start with mixed signals

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According to preliminary figures, German GDP increased by 1.9% in the whole of 2016 and by around 0.5% in the last quarter. Main driver of growth were exports and state consumption which increased from 2.7 to 4.2% in one year. And this rise in state consumption is mainly attributed to the costs for the refugees which are assessed to be around Euro 22bn in the last year. This figure puts the budget-surplus of around 6bn into perspective… „German economy in January 2017 – Healthy start with mixed signals“ weiterlesen

The German economy in September 2016 – on the edge

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By: netwalkerz_net

The question raised at the end of August („seasonal slowdown or new trend?„) might indeed be answered in the very near future – at least, if Deutsche Bank‘ shares contiue to plunge. But I am getting ahead of myself… „The German economy in September 2016 – on the edge“ weiterlesen

German economy August 2016: Seasonal slowdown or new trend?

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August remained a relatively quiet month – especially in comparison to June and July. The developments of the previous months (and the season) only took a small toll on the current German economy. However, the outlook has deteriorated. „German economy August 2016: Seasonal slowdown or new trend?“ weiterlesen

German economy July 2016: The saga continues, but not so glossy after all

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Amid Brexit, the Turkish Coup and now also terrorist attacks on its soil, the German economy overall remains strong in July 2016: „German economy July 2016: The saga continues, but not so glossy after all“ weiterlesen