Philipp Mumperow

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Education to employment: Getting Europe’s youth into work

Youth unemployment across the European Union remains unacceptably high, to the detriment of current and future generations. Addressing it requires …

Euro Renaissance Shines as Confidence Returns

Greek borrowing costs dropped to the lowest since 2010, Portugal sold bonds for a second straight month and European equities rose for a fifth day as …

First Step to Solving the Eurozone Crisis: Change our Perceptions

<b>How not to save a company</b><p>Imagine the following. Your company is on the verge of bankruptcy. The only way to get out of this is to get all your …

Euro Area Crawls in Recovery as Car Sales Hint at Growth

The euro zone probably notched up a third quarter of growth at the end of 2013 in a recovery that has yet to convince Mario Draghi as he considers …

Euro zone debt level drops for first time in six years | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone government debt fell for the first time in nearly six years in the third quarter of 2013, adding to signs the bloc is emerging from its crisis even if the debt level remains well above the EU’s limit.<p>A picture illustration shows a two euro coin outside the European …

RPT-GLOBAL ECONOMY WEEKAHEAD-Here comes the euro zone growth data | Reuters

By Jeremy Gaunt<p>LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - The euro zone and its constituent parts will report fourth quarter economic growth numbers at the end of the week, offering policy makers at the European Central Bank a needed snapshot of the bloc’s underlying strength.<p>Recent evidence has been mixed. There …

Countervailing motion

THOSE looking for someone to blame for the upheaval in financial markets tend to finger the Federal Reserve. By phasing out its scheme of suppressing …

Draghi comments at ECB news conference | Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, holding off policy action while it waits for new economic forecasts next month to assess the deflation threat facing the euro zone.<p>Following are comments by ECB President Mario Draghi at a post-meeting news …

Germany’s DAX opens 0.4% at 12,395.55 after delayed start

Mar 16, 2018<br>4:42 AM<p>Mar 16, 2018<br>4:35 AM<p>Germany’s DAX 30 index is set to reopen for trading around 9:40 a.m. local time, or 4:40 a.m. Eastern Time, after being failing to open at the usual time earlier on Friday. A spokesperson from Deutsche Boerse said trading would start again at 9:30 a.m local …

Do We Want to Solve the Eurocrisis? Let’s Look South!

Europe’s Achilles heel or not?<p>If there is a country, which should receive our apologies, that is Greece. We need to apologize for having demonized a …

Greek PM promises hefty budget surplus, recovery in sight | Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will post a budget surplus of at least 1 billion euros in 2013 and return the bulk of that to cash-strapped Greeks, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Thursday, seeking to wrest momentum back from an emboldened leftist opposition.<p>Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras …

Euro zone morale climbs as recovery strengthens | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Optimism in the euro zone about its economic prospects continued to improve in January with a jump in morale in the bloc’s two largest economies, Germany and France.<p>People walk past a discount store in the Moore Street area of Dublin November 7, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal …

Merkel Warns of ‘Deceptive Calm’ as Euro Crisis Risk Remains

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a fresh push to create “real economic union” through changes to European treaties, saying that the …

On the mend

THE sales hut on an empty building plot in Aravaca is a symbol of hope. Here, in a desirable Madrid suburb, new flats are being sold off-plan in a …

Budget Deficit

Schaeuble Says Europe’s Back After Years of Euro Crisis

Europe’s back from the years of crisis in the euro area thanks to German-led prescriptions of reform, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble …