Category Archives: Germany

Two Weeks And Counting For Angela Merkel

Coalition gives her two weeks to find European deal… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/18/me… Advertisements

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TOTD: Derivatives Per Capita

Deutsche Bank has lost 80% of its value in five years. Fortunately, it is a regional bank–focusing on the orb we call Earth–and only have $50 trillion in derivatives–$50,000 for every man, woman, and child on that orb. No problem: … Continue reading

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The Bund With A Draghi Tattoo

The consequences for global markets of an end to ECB QE will be much bigger than those associated with the end of the Fed’s QE –  Guillermo Tolosa, Oxford Economics Huge ECB meeting on Thursday.   Will Mario Draghi announce a path to normalize monetary … Continue reading

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German coalition agreement: AI program shows bias

Wow,  the robots are even coming for the political scientists. Researchers used artificial intelligence to compare the manifestos of the German parties with the coalition agreement. And it showed that 70 percent of the content referred to the SPD manifesto … Continue reading

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SPD To Get German Finance Ministry

Breaking. Angela Merkel has agreed with Social Democrats on a new coalition German government. Political leaders in Germany have reportedly reached a breakthrough in talks to form a new coalition government, following months of uncertainty after elections in September failed … Continue reading

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Angela Lives!

At least to fight another day and the final round of negotiations to form a collation government with the Social Democrats (SPD).   Not a done deal just yet. . The euro/$ is quite muted and coming off tonight’s opening … Continue reading

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Merkel secures ‘grand coalition’ breakthrough – FT

The German chancellor’s conservative bloc and left-of-centre rivals the Social Democrats have achieved a breakthrough in exploratory talks on forming a new ‘grand coalition’ ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM .

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Merkel launches new round of coalition talks – EuroNews

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Party Like It’s 1999: U.S. – German 2-year Yield Divergence

What does this mean for capital flows?  Euro should weaken, but it ain’t! ECB timid and waaaay behind the curve. The policy divergence between the U.S. & Germany is widening. The gap between U.S. & German 2-year yields is at … Continue reading

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