Norbert Häring covers monetary policy, exchange rates, credit markets and economic theory for Handelsblatt.
Think tanks have cut their 2019 growth forecasts amid concerns about trade with China, the impact of Brexit, and weak corporate investment.
The economy is slowing, but the country's first decline in more than three years was due to the special factor of auto production, experts say.
The KfW reconstruction bank said it's loaning out more than expected and for the wrong reasons, even in the face of a potential downturn.
In the ongoing trade war-of-words between Washington, Brussels and Berlin, all sides have been playing fast and loose with the facts. A look at the economics shows that everyone, including Mr. Trump, is right and also wrong.
Gabriel Felbermayr, a young Austrian economist, hopes to shake up the rigid world of German economic think tanks when he takes over the storied Kiel Institute next year.
Fear of Italy leaving the euro has driven Germany’s surplus with the European Central Bank to a record €956 billion. But economists say this surplus could vanish overnight if a real crisis hit.
Disappointing growth in the first quarter came on the back of weak economic indicators. The greatest single risk to Germany's outlook has a name: Donald Trump.
Inequality is either inherited, or it isn't. Or maybe it is, but just a little bit. Whether inheritance or personal responsibility is more important depends on which economist you ask.
With domestic consumers much preferring cards to cash, Sweden took a look at digital currencies and found two options it likes.
New figures show that while many older Germans are raking in cash merely by owning property and shares, the asset-less younger generation is being condemned to a life without security.