Critics are renewing attacks on the German giant’s investment banking division now that talks with Commerzbank have collapsed… Read More Deutsche Bank Has No ‘Plan B’
“The worst labor market” on the planet: unemployment exceeded 20% in three downturns over the past 35 years.… Read More Unemployment in Spain Still Miserably High Despite Six Years of Economic Growth
Deutsche Bank is not some little German bank running amok. It’s designated a G-SIB or Global Systemically Important Bank. That means that it has the potential to spread systemic risk in the global financial system… Read More Deutsche Bank Merger Talk Ends — Now Comes the Pain
The continued existence of the Eurozone could be under threat… Read More Italy’s ‘Perma-recession’ Could Trigger a €2 Trillion Financial Crisis
Spanish banks expanded aggressively into Emerging Markets to flee the consequences of the euro debt crisis… Read More Threat of Contagion to Eurozone from Spanish Banks’ Huge Bet on Emerging Markets: UBS
, Deutsche Bank is in the same league as the bank holding companies of U.S. juggernauts JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs. But its financial health is much weaker. … Read More After a $354 Billion U.S. Bailout, Germany’s Deutsche Bank Still Has $49 Trillion in Derivatives
Italy’s fiscal health is once again in serious decline.… Read More Big Old Problem Just Re-Erupted on Eurozone’s Southern Flank
One must take media accounts of the latest proceedings with a pinch of salt… Read More Brexit: Over By Christmas?
The House of Commons may not be voting for Christmas but it may soon be voting to be Turkey… Read More A Push for Customs Union Should Be Known as a Soft-in-the-Head Brexit
EU bank regulation may be in the process of coming full circle, meaning it won’t have gone anywhere at all… Read More Is the EU Backsliding On Commitment to Bail In Banks?
Diesel and gas cars were affected by alleged agreements to limit emissions tech… Read More BMW, Daimler, and VW Colluded to Prevent Better Emissions Control Tech, EU Says
But “superminis” are hot… Read More UK Auto Sales Now Down 15% in Q1 from 2 Years Ago. Diesels in Death Spiral