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Made in Germany | A Regional Currency

The Cherry Blossom,Plenty and Chiemgauer are just some of the names given to regional currencies that have seen a boom during the global financial crisis.The...

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Germany's role in the euro crisis - EurekAlert (press release)

A new book by Franz-Josef Meiers analyses Germany's role in the euro crisis.
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Germany has profited 100billion euros by the Greek economic crisis - Mirror.co.uk

Germany has profited 100billion euros by the Greek economic crisis - Mirror.co.uk | money money money | Scoop.it
"Even if Greece doesn’t pay back a single cent, the German public purse has benefited financially from the crisis"
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Digital Currency Startups Prosper in Berlin's Vibrant Bitcoin Community - Bitcoin Magazine

Digital Currency Startups Prosper in Berlin's Vibrant Bitcoin Community - Bitcoin Magazine | money money money | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Chris Grundy, a Berlin-based Bitcoin enthusiast who works at Bitbond. Despite Germany’s recent negative press over the Greek bailou...
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From Greek to Euro Crisis: How German Ideology Is Destroying Europe's Future - Huffington Post

From Greek to Euro Crisis: How German Ideology Is Destroying Europe's Future - Huffington Post | money money money | Scoop.it
The EU must and can settle internal deficits and surpluses, as long as these remain within the euro zone.
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Greece Euro Crisis Reveals That Germany Rules Europe - theTrumpet.com

Greece Euro Crisis Reveals That Germany Rules Europe - theTrumpet.com | money money money | Scoop.it
The way that Greece has been manhandled this past week is exposing a new Germany.
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Germany and the euro crisis: Not just for austerity's sake | Brookings Institution - Brookings Institution (blog)

Germany and the euro crisis: Not just for austerity's sake | Brookings Institution - Brookings Institution (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it
The Germany-as-destroyer-of-Europe narrative gets a lot of traction these days. Still, the Merkel government’s thinking is more nuanced than it often gets credit for.
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Germany and the euro crisis: Not just for austerity’s sake

Germany and the euro crisis: Not just for austerity’s sake | money money money | Scoop.it
The Germany-as-destroyer-of-Europe narrative gets a lot of traction these days. Still, the Merkel government’s thinking is more nuanced than it often gets credit for.
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Why Germany Can't Lead Europe - New York Times

Why Germany Can't Lead Europe - New York Times | money money money | Scoop.it
It is the most powerful country in Europe, but it isn’t quite ready to seize the moment.
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Why Germany won't be in charge of Europe forever - Business Insider

Why Germany won't be in charge of Europe forever - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it
Europe's powerhouse has some pretty dreadful demographics.
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Blogs review: Ordoliberalism and Germany’s approach to the euro crisis | Jérémie Cohen-Setton at Bruegel.org

Blogs review: Ordoliberalism and Germany’s approach to the euro crisis | Jérémie Cohen-Setton at Bruegel.org | money money money | Scoop.it
What’s at stake: The debate over the legacy of ordoliberal ideas in Germany’s approach to the euro crisis has gained renewed int...
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How Germany Won the Euro Crisis | Foreign Affairs

How Germany Won the Euro Crisis | Foreign Affairs | money money money | Scoop.it
German Chancellor Angela Merkel must be in a mood to celebrate.
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Euro-zone Crisis - Germany's Trade Surplus Is a Problem - The Market Oracle

Euro-zone Crisis - Germany's Trade Surplus Is a Problem - The Market Oracle | money money money | Scoop.it
Euro-zone Crisis - Germany’s Trade Surplus Is a Problem :: The Market Oracle :: Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting Free Website
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'The Fourth Reich': What Some Europeans See When They Look at Germany - SPIEGEL ONLINE

'The Fourth Reich': What Some Europeans See When They Look at Germany - SPIEGEL ONLINE | money money money | Scoop.it
Following World War II, a German return to dominance in Europe seemed an impossibility. But the euro crisis has transformed the country into a reluctant hegemon and comparisons with the Nazis have become rampant.
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The bailout crisis: why Greece is content to put the blame on Germany - The Guardian

The bailout crisis: why Greece is content to put the blame on Germany - The Guardian | money money money | Scoop.it
Berlin is cast by Athens as the fount of its troubles, but Greek politicians must bear part of the blame• Germany’s view of how Greece fell from grace
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Varoufakis And Fingergate - Euro Signaling Systemic Crisis Is Close - Seeking Alpha (registration)

Varoufakis And Fingergate - Euro Signaling Systemic Crisis Is Close - Seeking Alpha (registration) | money money money | Scoop.it
The new Greek meme is now "Fingergate".The Germans are now fretting about whether Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's…well…somewhat noticeable Finance Minister, actually gave Germany the finger back in 2013, o...
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Greece’s fate: In Angela Merkel’s hands?

Greece’s fate: In Angela Merkel’s hands? | money money money | Scoop.it
Economist James Galbraith recently spent a week with Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. He shares with Fortune what he learned while looking at the nation’s fiscal crisis from the inside.
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It’s Time to Kick Germany Out of the Eurozone

It’s Time to Kick Germany Out of the Eurozone | money money money | Scoop.it
Last year, Germany racked up a record trade surplus of 217 billion euros ($246 billion), second only to China in global export dominance. To some,…
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Different views in Greece, Germany drive Europe's latest financial crisis - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Different views in Greece, Germany drive Europe's latest financial crisis - McClatchy Washington Bureau | money money money | Scoop.it
Greece, perhaps at German urging, might decide to leave the eurozone – the group of nations that use the euro as their currency – as early as Friday afternoon. At least, that’s the current thinking.
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SIMON HEFFER: Rise of the Fourth Reich, how Germany is using the financial crisis to conquer Europe

SIMON HEFFER: Rise of the Fourth Reich, how Germany is using the financial crisis to conquer Europe | money money money | Scoop.it
In this provocative yet penetrating analysis, a formidable Mail voice says that where Hitler failed by using arms, current Chancellor Angela Merkel is succeeding through trade and financial discipline.
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Bundesbank President Adds to Criticism of Greeks' Request - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Bundesbank President Adds to Criticism of Greeks' Request - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it
Another German has taken a swipe at Greek authorities, hours after Berlin's finance ministry dismissed the embattled state's latest attempt to extend its bailout program.
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Hopes fade for early end to Greece debt crisis as Germany digs in - The Guardian

Hopes fade for early end to Greece debt crisis as Germany digs in - The Guardian | money money money | Scoop.it
German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble blames Syriza-led coalition for impasse and ‘acting irresponsibly’
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Bitcoin Around the World: Germany - Inside Bitcoins

Bitcoin Around the World: Germany - Inside Bitcoins | money money money | Scoop.it

LONDON (InsideBitcoins) — The map of Europe has not always been dominated by Germany. Prior to 1871, the country didn’t even exist; before then the German speaking people lived in a disparate group of principalities and duchies, the ‘Holy Roman Empire,’ a state dominated by Austria and still later by Prussia.  Since that time, the German Question, as it was usually referred to,  plagued the minds of the political intelligentsia. Its central location, its size and its population base mixed with the seemingly unstoppable work ethic of its people and produced a country that was better placed to inherit the mantel of European hegemony than any other since the fall of the Roman Empire.

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European disunion: Tsipras, Merkel and the conflict at the heart of the EU - The Guardian

European disunion: Tsipras, Merkel and the conflict at the heart of the EU - The Guardian | money money money | Scoop.it
After five years of austerity the European Union is today riven by cultural, political and, increasingly, nationalistic divisions
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At heart of new euro crisis: Germany's obsession with debt - The Globe and Mail (subscription)

At heart of new euro crisis: Germany's obsession with debt - The Globe and Mail (subscription) | money money money | Scoop.it
Responsible spending is both a personal and civic virtue in Germany, where the ‘debt brake’ will restrict government borrowing in 2016
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