With just weeks to go before federal elections, the Social Democrats are attempting to make the sale of ThyssenKrupp’s steel division a campaign issue.
Labor Minister Andrea Nahles says the SPD’s proposed “opportunity account,” paying for citizens’ education and entrepreneurial costs, is the only way for Germany to stay an economic powerhouse.
It seems that Volkswagen informed investors far too late about the Dieselgate scandal, and will have to pay for this. The company should set aside several billions, writes our guest author.
Germany's top auto industry watchdog may have helped carmakers cheat on emissions testing.
An influx of young migrants was hailed as Germany's next economic miracle. But integrating them into the labor market is proving tougher than hoped.
Private operators have long fought state gambling monopolies. With the liberal party entering a state government, they could access a billion-euro market.
Germany's small and mid-sized firms are far better at promoting women to top positions than their giant siblings, the country's multinationals.
When companies run afoul of the law, U.S. courts have sent monitors to ensure it doesn't happen again, but the supervisor's powers might actually violate German laws.
The merger of industrial gas giant Linde with U.S. rival Praxair could top off his already successful career; to make it happen, non-executive chairman Wolfgang Reitzle is willing to risk an all-out fight on the supervisory board.
As president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz fought passionately for a debt haircut for Greece and E.U. accession for Turkey. But how much E.U. enthusiasm can he afford as challenger to Chancellor Angela Merkel?