Saturday, October 16th, 2010
Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
"This happy outcome was a result of serious efforts by the Finance Ministry to contain budget expenditure and by the Central Bank to restrain excessive monetary growth.
Friday, September 10th, 2010
Earlier this summer George Soros and some leading Keynesian economists criticized what they regarded as Germany's overly strict fiscal discipline. Yet Germany's real output expanded at a robust 9% annual rate in the second quarter, while the U.S. economy grew at an anemic 1.6% rate.
Thursday, July 8th, 2010
"In 1998, four renegade German professors tried to stop the introduction of the euro with a legal challenge in Germany's highest court. Now, 12 years later, they are fighting against a German bailout for Greece -- and this time around, people are listening to them.
Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
"Committee members at the Bank of England and some economists have been puzzled by persistently high inflation in Britain, causing some concerns that the country’s recovery might stagnate.
Thursday, July 1st, 2010
"China’s government said the world’s third-biggest economy is heading in the right direction and business people and economists expect “relatively fast” growth to continue.
Thursday, June 17th, 2010
Spain was hit hard by the financial crisis. Like the U.S. and the UK, Spain experienced high capital inflows and rapidly rising housing prices in the years leading up to the crisis. And like the U.S. and the UK it is now stuck with a struggling banking sector and bloated public finances.