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Inside the Economy with SH&J: April 11, 2016

This week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J highlights an update on the global economy. Germany appears to be a bright spot within the European Union with a budget surplus in 2015 despite global trade trending down, particularly in China. 61 more words

Economy

German economy expected to slow down in second quarter

AFP

© AFP/File | International demand for German goods had long kept the country largely insulated from external shocks including the slowdown in Chinese growth and other emerging markets as well as geopolitical tensions… 284 more words

Why Did Michael Moore Invade Those Countries?

Popular Economics Weekly

The answer is so simple, and sad. Mr. Moore’s latest eye-opening documentary, “Where To Invade Next?” visits countries that have learned from, and adopted our laws and policies, policies that no longer exist in the U.S. 1,065 more words

Economy

German Minister Calls Trump a Threat as Merkel Lauds Clinton

German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has branded leading U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a threat to peace and prosperity while Chancellor Angela Merkel said it had always been a pleasure to work with Democrat Hillary Clinton. 372 more words

Leadership

Germany is raising wages, and so should the US

Germans received a nice raise last year.

After decades of parsimonious pay increases, Germany’s workers saw their best inflation-adjusted wage increases in decades in 2015. 344 more words

Refugee influx may cost Germany 14 bn euros in 2016

AFP

Migrants walk to a first German registration point in the small Bavarian village of Simbach after crossing from Austria on November 2, 2015

BERLIN (AFP) – Germany may have to spend over 14 billion euros ($15 billion) next year to manage its record refugee influx, an expert panel said Wednesday, calling the cost for the EU’s top economy “manageable”.The economists urged Berlin to speed up the processing of asylum requests and to quickly integrate refugees in the labour market as Germany braces for up to one million arrivals this year. 227 more words

Germany's economy is slowing, but not (yet) because of VW

Two of Europe’s healthier economies sputtered at the end of summer, as the shockwaves from China’s slowdown and market volatility made themselves felt halfway around the world. 429 more words

International