The EU should focus instead on improving its internal market to help companies compete with China, a technology management expert writes.
Tesla epitomizes a worrisome trend in modern capitalism: The fact that ownership is becoming less public and more private.
An upstart fintech outstrips Deutsche, while Germany is girding its creaky grid. Plus, a storm about a sausage made in Wolfsburg. Our daily briefing on August 16, 2018.
The flip side of Airbnb, how renewables can't stand the heat, plus why we should stand by Ankara even as Erdogan exacerbates Turkey's troubles. Our daily briefing on August 15.
Turkey is teetering on the brink, almost as if karma finally caught up to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Still, it is not the right for Europe to gloat about the power-hungry leader’s troubles, writes Handelsblatt’s Jens Münchrath.
Bayer’s glyphosate crash; VW’s Bentley problem; the worsening Turkish crisis; and Merkel’s next meeting with Putin: Our daily briefing for August 14.
Trump v Erdogan; Merkel's Andalusian amigo; and John Thain loves Deutsche Bank. Our Daily Briefing for August 13.
Adding women to executive boards does not a diversity-management strategy make.
Germany debates the unthinkable; the Game of Krupp Thrones saga evolves; and a posse to bring Europe a migrant policy. Our Daily Briefing for August 9.
A horrific crime; the silent rise of The Greens; and talking to Turkish President Erdogan. Our Daily Briefing for August 8.
Berlin may be toying with the idea of embracing its nuclear ambitions, but doing so would jeopardize the delicate balance of power in Europe, writes a security policy expert.
After Donald Trump’s European tour, there is no doubt that he and his supporters want to destroy the American-led international order and global trade system, Joschka Fischer writes.
A renowned German economist suggests that the euro’s third decade will make it or break it.
People who believe climate change won’t impact us here in Europe are lying to themselves, writes E.ON’s CEO Johannes Teyssen. It will force more people to migrate to the continent.
Mesut Özil, Colin Kaepernick, Tommie Smith: White majorities in Germany, America and elsewhere often don’t hear, or don’t want to hear, the pained and primal screams of their minorities.
Fresh air or deathly drafts? Germans’ belief in the myth that breezes make you sick is completely overblown. This Handelsblatt editor is hot and bothered.
Adopting a higher price floor for every ton of carbon released during power generation will help EU countries switch from coal to renewables more quickly, write two energy policy experts.
Mesut Özil had it good. The son of Turkish immigrants actually got to believe he was German for a while. Millions of other athletes in Germany never get that far, says one journalist who reported on soccer in the country’s lower leagues.
Bye bye BMW, hello Audi: The VW subsidiary gets a new boss from a rival. Also, Özil continues to roil Germany, and Iran tweet-flirts with POTUS. Our briefing for July 24, 2018.
Yes, NATO’s military capacity is improving, but its political decision-making capacity is deteriorating in the hands of Trump, writes Sweden's former prime minister.
A new report by Thomas Piketty addresses growing global inequality. Where does Germany fit in? Economists Clemens Fuest and Andreas Peichl examined the data for Handelsblatt.
Even after WWII, German nationalists and communists engaged one another in mutually respectful debate. It's hard to imagine that happening today, writes Helmut K. Anheier.
The conglomerate is one of the prime examples of the success of Germany’s social market economy, says former vice-chancellor Sigmar Gabriel. But now activist investors threaten both.
Germany approves of the new regulations on how banks can deal with bad debt and reduce risk, as introduced by the euro zone’s chief banking watchdog.
Forget Donald Trump’s rantings over European allies’ defense spending – the real danger is what they’ll do when America no longer comes to their aid.
Trump is right that Germany’s reliance on Russian gas is worrying, but he is wrong to conflate the pipeline with NATO spending, write two policy experts for Handelsblatt Global.
Olaf Scholz is Germany’s most popular politician, but he isn’t investing enough in education, infrastructure and health, writes Handelsblatt’s Martin Greive.
Talk of a European army is welcome — but also cheap. Given the current state of trans-Atlantic relations, European governments need to back policy to consolidate the EU’s armaments industry, says a German lawmaker.