California craft beer company Stone Brewing will open a brewery in Berlin this spring. Its CEO is throwing down the gauntlet, criticizing Germany's 500-year-old beer purity law and describing his brews as "rock and roll."
Volkswagen is throttling down production in China and cutting personnel in Russia and Brazil, WirtschaftsWoche has learned, as the world’s largest carmaker faces collapsing demand in its key emerging markets.
With interest rates so low and German bonds yields dropping to almost nothing, some investors are gambling with riskier leveraged products. The idea is to bet on a future turnaround – but being wrong could prove costly.
Wolfgang Schäuble is opposed to a hasty bailout deal for Greece. This wariness is winning Germany’s finance minister few friends at the European Commission. Is Berlin provoking a rift with Brussels?
An article published in Germany's leading weekly, Die Zeit, in 1986 contains eerily familiar phrases like "transfers from European coffers" and "desperate need of structural reform." A look back at the present, and future.
The latest suggestions for reforming the euro by Germany’s leading economic advisors lack ambition. A possible mechanism for countries to leave the euro zone is shortsighted and will do nothing to help save the currency, argues the head of Germany's DIW think tank.
A German bank is suing to avoid being supervised by the European Central Bank, preferring the regulatory embrace of Germany’s own financial watchdog.
With many other routes to Europe now considered too dangerous, thousands of refugees are traveling from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos, where a humanitarian disaster is in the making.
Petros Markaris, a best-selling Greek novelist who has translated the works of Goethe and Brecht into Greek, compares the gloomy, disillusioned atmosphere in Athens with “The Threepenny Opera.”
Hans-Holger Albrecht, head of streaming service Deezer, has his work cut out for him if he wants to convince Germans that they should pay for commercial-free music and other content over the Internet.