In the Eurozone, jobs are disappearing. December marked a year of non-stop contraction in the labor market. Unemployment now stands at 11 point 7 percent. That means almost 19 million people don't have work.
The US economy is in excellent health. Unemployment is very low while consumer and business confidence is at record highs. Is Donald Trump a miracle worker, or is a darker vista waiting over the horizon?
Seasonally adjusted unemployment has remained unchanged in the 19-member euro area, fresh figures from the statistics office have shown. Joblessness is currently at its lowest level since December 2008.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has called for greater EU integration and "ambition" after Donald Trump's perceived undermining of trans-Atlantic ties at the G7. The bloc is facing challenges from inside and out.
With a booming economy and low unemployment, Hungary is desperate for workers in all sectors. But with ongoing massive emigration and a closed door to immigration, the situation is likely to get even worse.
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