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Germany and Europe in 2014: A Conversation With Christoph Schmidt

Luka Orešković | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Luka Orešković

Starting with the most heated topic of the moment, Schmidt's belief is that, although OMT has worked well so far, it is stretching the mandate of ECB too far, especially with the limitlessness of the transactions.

Bank Chief: ECB Cannot Solve Euro Zone Crisis

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | Business

* Calls for governments to press ahead with reforms * Wants abolition of implicit guarantees for banks and sovereigns *...

Good News For European Banks

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business

* German banks' use of ECB funds drops to 49.5 bln end-Jan * Banks from euro zone core pay back 3-yr loans early * Itali...

Why Is Germany Moving $100 Billion In Gold From The U.S.?

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

BERLIN — Germany's central bank will repatriate some of its massive gold reserves stored in vaults in the United States and in France, a busines...

ECB Struggling To Do 'Whatever It Takes' To Save Euro

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business

* Monti, Hollande call for action to cut excess borrowing costs * ECB rate decision, news conference on Sept. 6 ...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Hitler's Legacy: How Germany's Past Weighs Down Europe's Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

In the wake of the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve took drastic measures to shore up the U.S. financial system. Now as Europe enters its worst e...

The Core of the Economic Debate

Michael Farr | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

In Europe and the United States, debates over deficits, austerity, and intervention are being conducted in several languages, but they share the same essential elements.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Stock Market Plunges On German Debt Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

The eurozone will face a vote of confidence on Monday by the U.S. stock market. Heading into the Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. stock market plung...

German Central Bank Head: Repeatedly Expanding Bailout Fund Won't Solve Crisis

Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) - Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann said in a newspaper interview released on Saturday that repeatedly expanding the euro zone r...

After Rogue Trader Fallout, UBS CEO Calls For Employees To Make Bank Less Risky

Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

UBS AG interim Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti appealed to staff in an internal memo to back efforts to make the bank less complex and risky, follo...

UBS Names Next Chairman

Posted 08.31.2011 | Business

ZURICH (Martin de Sa'Pinto and Caroline Copley) - Swiss bank UBS (UBSN.VX) on Friday named former Bundesbank president Axel Weber as its next chai...

Global Central Banks Face An Essential Revolution

Reuters | Paul Carrel, Mark Felsenthal, Pedro da Costa, David Milliken and Alan Wheatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By Paul Carrel, Mark Felsenthal, Pedro da Costa, David Milliken and Alan Wheatley FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON - On a warm, Lisbon day last May, Jean-Clau...

Merkel Calls For Dismissal Of German Author

AP | MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

BERLIN — Germany's central bank distanced itself Monday from a board member who stereotyped Muslims and Jews, saying his remarks were harmful and vi...

German Banker Under Fire For 'Racist' Jewish Remark

AP | KIRSTEN GRIESHABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Top German officials and immigrant leaders on Sunday condemned remarks by a board member of Germany's federal bank as racist and anti-S...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Merkel: PUNISH Countries Running Excessive Deficits

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for tougher regulation aimed at stock and bond traders along with a crackdown on government debt...

Wall Street Now Wants to Profit by Selling "Death Bonds"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

After leading the economy to the edge of the abyss, a new derivative has been concocted in a perverse quest for big and bigger bucks.