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What a Trump Win Would Mean for the European Economy

On November 8, 2016, Americans will decide whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will be the president of Europe’s most important trade and investment partner. In 2015, 20 percent of …

Inequality Defines the American Election

The U.S. election is less than a month away. With so much focus on the large gap between the rich and the poor in this year’s race, a slightly altered …

Transatlantic Politics: When Uncertainty Becomes the New Normal

Distinguishing between risk and uncertainty—two concepts dating back to economist Frank Knight (1921)—has become popular in financial policy analyses in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2007-09. Risk …

How Vulnerable Is Germany?

The shock of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has German carmakers scrambling. Not only is Britain their number one export market, last year, British buyers spent €22 billion …

Podcast: Geoeconomics and the Future of International Trade

In this podcast, Peter Rashish, Senior Advisor for Trade and Transatlantic Relations at Transnational Strategy Group LLC, talks about geoeconomics and the importance of rules within international trade. Within the …

What’s Going on in Europe — A view from the Deutsche Bundesbank

A Speech by Dr. Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank In a recent speech delivered at the World Affairs Council and American Council on Germany …

Brexit Clouds TTIP Negotiations But May Not Scupper Deal

With Britain’s decision to leave the EU, the clouds of uncertainty hanging over the proposed US-EU free trade deal (known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or TTIP) have …

Notizen Weekly for July 8, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics The effects of Brexit notwithstanding, European companies have suffered an alarming decline in standing over the last …

Notizen Weekly for July 1, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics Moelis & Co. names Bank of America’s Stefan Mueller to head investment banking in Germany. (Bloomberg) After …

Notizen Weekly for June 24, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics German banks exploited a legal loophole that allowed two parties to claim ownership of the same shares. …

Notizen Weekly for June 17, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics The prospect of Britons voting to leave the EU next week fueled global market upheaval on Tuesday, …

Notizen Weekly for June 10, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics Progressing in the diesel scandal, Volkswagen is proceeding with the conversion of their diesel-powered vehicles. (FAZ) Yields …