Is Trump’s Corporate Tax Slashing Feasible? Look to Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

As word began leaking out from the White House that President Donald Trump would soon propose a drastic tax cut for American corporations, the headlines were predominately spelling disaster. While the cut from 35-percent down to 15 is a drastic one, it should come to know surprise seeing that it was a …

Sources: Statista

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Economy Serves as Inspiration For Trump Administration

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During his campaign, President Trump promised voters that he was going to overhaul the U.S. economy by implementing policies that would work for both business and individuals. Many in the mainstream media have already pegged it as a failure before any of the policies went into effect or were made …

Sources: CNBC

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Trump’s TPP Exit Spells Economic Opportunity For Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When President Trump withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Monday, he followed through with one of his many campaign promises, but with a key partnership now crumbling, Germany’s leaders are eyeing this opening as a major economic opportunity. In an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper, set to hit newsstands …

Sources: Newsweek

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Unemployment Reaches Lowest Level in 25 Years

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The latest German unemployment numbers were released this week, and while the country’s stability looks shaken on the surface, the doubts over political policy, refugees and public divisions haven’t stopped the job market as the new numbers show the lowest level of unemployment in 25 years. The overall unemployment rate came in …

Sources: Bundesagentur für Arbeit, Quartz

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Government Has Too Much Money, Returning It To Taxpayers

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For Americans, the thought of getting extra money from the government because it has more than enough is just laughable, but in Germany that idea is a reality. The German government has run a surplus for the last four years, so Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble announced that not only was …

Sources: Bloomberg

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Unemployment Numbers See New Record Low

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The latest German unemployment numbers for January were released on Tuesday and the results were well beyond what most economists were predicting, as the jobless rate declined to 6.2-percent, the lowest number since Germany reunified. When surveyed by Bloomberg, economists were predicting the drop in the number of people out …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Economy Shows Continued Strength As Unemployment Continues To Drop

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Federal Labor Agency in Nuremberg released the latest unemployment numbers for Germany on Thursday, and with joblessness falling by 5,000 during the month of October, versus the expected drop of only 4,000, the country is showing no sign of a slowdown despite weaker numbers across the rest of Europe. “The …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Warren Buffet Shows Some Love For German Businesses

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Warren Buffet, the legendary billionaire and head of conglomerate holding company Berkshire Hathaway, is looking to make Germany his latest cash cow, citing the country’s booming economy and favorable regulatory framework as great incentives. Earlier this month, Buffett purchased Detlev Louis Motorrad-Vertriebs, a family-owned motorcycle apparel and accessory shop based in …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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The Decline of the Penny Pinching German

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germans have been known for living up to the stereotype of being a bit stingy when it comes to spending their money, often opting to put any extra income away for a rainy day. In 2010 Germans ranked 2nd, falling just behind the Chinese, with a savings rate of 15 …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Unemployment Rate Reaches Lowest Since Reunification in 1990

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s unemployment numbers fell to their lowest point during the month of January, marking the lowest rate the country has seen since reunification in 1990, showing that the eurozone’s largest economy is holding strong despite widespread economic concerns throughout Europe. The total number of registered unemployed citizens fell by 9,000 to 2.8 million …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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