Never has a party in government suffered such a plunge in support. The FDP failed to make the five percent hurdle to even get into parliament - for the first time its 64-year history. Where does the pro-business party go from here?
Its headquarters was once the tallest building in the world, but Sears’ heyday is now far in the rearview mirror as it files for bankruptcy. The rise of e-commerce has hastened its demise and its future is uncertain.
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.
Venezuela is stuck in one of the worst economic crises of its history, taking a huge toll on its population. Will Sunday's presidential elections bring about any change? Evan Romero-Castillo reports.
Tumbling emerging market currencies, including the Russian ruble, have caused Moscow to publicly wish for the "demise" of the greenback from global finance. Lars Halter examines how realistic such a wish actually is.
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