Lehman Brothers was once the fourth largest investment bank in the United States. As well as triggering further financial turmoil, its collapse in 2008 cost tens of thousands of jobs. DW met one former employee to see how he’s been doing since.
Debt accumulated by US students has never been higher than in 2018, estimates show. Student loans account for the second-biggest pile of debt in the US, only trailing mortgages. Sophie Schimansky reports from New York.
Economists have heaped praise on Germany's policies toward emerging stronger from the global financial crisis, also in terms of employment. But it's actually the Czechs who've had the EU's lowest jobless rate for years.
The demise of Lehman Brothers shook the finance world and had enormous knock-on effects globally. Even those who had never heard of the investment bank were impacted. Ten years on, we answer some fundamental questions.
A little over a year until its 150th anniversary, Germany's biggest lender is facing trying times. Still struggling to emerge from the financial crisis, Deutsche Bank can't find a cure to its ills, says Henrik Böhme.
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