Chief Economist at ING Germany
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I am the Chief Economist at ING Germany. I have a broad international background in economics and finance, combining public and private sector experience in economic analysis and policy-making. Main focus: Europe, Eurozone, Germany and ECB.

My career started in the public sector ... more

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Germany: Steady As The Ifo Goes
Germany’s most prominent leading indicator continues its upward trend but shows a reshuffling of current assessment and expectations.
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Germany: Consumer Confidence Halts
Stagnating consumer confidence suggests that the consumption-driven rebound will not necessarily morph into a sustainable consumption-driven recovery.
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ECB Preview: Another Communication Test
Next week's ECB meeting could open the door to additional easing before the end of the year.
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September Economic Update: V For Virus, Vaccine, And A V-Shaped Recovery?
Three new scenarios for the global economy as the recovery heads for a turbulent winter.
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Germany Labor Market - Running On Steroids
German unemployment increased to the highest level in more than five years, as short-time work schemes prevent a more severe increase.
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Germany: No Inflation
Inflation came in at 0.0% YoY in August, reflecting the VAT cut and low energy prices.
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AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
BMWYY Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
DBUK Deutsche X-trackers UK Hedged Equity ETF
FXE Euro Currency Trust
GOOGL Google (A shares)
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.

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