The German industrial group has been in trouble for years. The idea now is to break it into two new companies. Dissent on the boards has led to high-level departures. Will workers suffer? Will profits rise? Is the plan convincing?
After a bad quarterly earnings report, the German industrial giant thyssenkrupp is at a crossroads. Some investors are pushing to smash the old company apart; its recent losses aren't helping to give it direction.
The US president described the situation at the Mexico border as a national security crisis that requires a wall, saying "it's a great thing to do because we have an invasion." Legal challenges have already been filed.
When it comes to venerable German business institutions, the industrial giant Thyssenkrupp is something of a poster boy. The Essen-based company is in turmoil though, as disagreements over job losses mount.
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.
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