• Germany's economy is getting hammered by the rest of the world's problems

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Trade war fears, ongoing Brexit negotiations, and the crisis surrounding Italy's budget are all dragging on the German economy.
    Traditionally strong exports have disappointed in four of last six months. New rules on emissions for automakers aren't helping.
    Europe's largest exporter has also seen trade out of the country fall dramatically. It could get worse.
    A US trade war, Brexit, Italy - you name it, Germany's economy is suffering from it.
    Europe's economic powerhouse is in one of the longest boom phases of the postwar period, but it's being pounded by a cocktail of international events...
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