We'll put that question to our studio guest, Clemens Fuest. He is president of the ZEW, the Center for European Economic Research.
While the US economy is strong, a creeping decline in foreign investment indicates that eurozone investors are growing weary of US debt. Should the US care? Lindsey Rae Gjording reports from New York.
The possibility of a global trade war is worrying investment professionals in export-oriented Germany, causing a sentiment gauge compiled by the ZEW research group to slump to its lowest level since September 2016.
The gap between the rich and the poor has been widening in most countries. Economists are analyzing the potential consequences, among them pundits at the IMF which is holding its spring meeting in Washington this week.
An unstable government would be bad for Germany’s standing as a business location, says the head of Munich's Ifo Institute. In addition, the success of the AfD could exacerbate the economic problems in eastern Germany.
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