Germany

Germany is a country in Central Europe. It is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea.  It is the largest economy in Europe and a major exporter.

iPhone 5 Release Date Sees Launch Of 5 New Apple Stores Around The Globe

To celebrate the release date of the all-new iPhone 5 this Friday, Apple will also open five brand-new retail stores that very day in five different countries, including cities in Spain, France, Italy, and Germany. Apple will begin selling the iPhone 5 at 8 a.m. sharp local time in all 390 of its worldwide stores, but five of those stores will be opening their doors for the very first time. Here's a little bit about each of the five Apple Stores set to open later this week. iPhone 5 Release D...

Weakness In Germany Drags Down Europe's August Car Sales

Car sales fell 8.9 percent in Europe in August, with Germany's activity dropping 4.7 percent, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) had the worst month, with a nearly one-third drop in sales.

Apple iPhone 5 Preorders Hit 2M, Shares Touch $700

Apple Inc booked orders for over two million iPhone 5 models in the first 24 hours, reflecting a higher-than-expected demand for the consumer device giant's new smartphone and setting it up for a strong holiday quarter.

Fed Speakers, Housing Data, Manufacturing PMI: Economic Events For Sept. 17-21

The continued weakness of the global economy will probably leave the two regional manufacturing PMI (Empire State and Philly Fed) and the national Markit PMI at low levels in September. Meanwhile, economists expect August?s data on housing starts and existing home sales to show that the housing recovery remains intact.

Apple iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Delayed Two Weeks From Release Date: Is Online Ordering Worth The Price Of Waiting?

One hour after pre-orders for the new iPhone 5 went live on Apple's website Friday morning, shipping estimates from the online Apple Store have already been delayed to two weeks for customers in the US, UK, Germany, Canada and Australia. Currently, any new iPhone 5 purchases will likely be shipped and delivered two weeks after the iPhone 5's actual release date on Sept. 21, by Friday, Oct. 5.

Christian Slater Will Star In Lars Von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’

Christian Slater has joined the cast of Lars von Trier's sexually charged drama "Nymphomaniac." Amidst reports, courtesy of Shia LaBeouf, that it will contain "real" sex scenes, the controversial film is getting massive attention. The Danish director, who has clashed with such stars as Bjork and Nicole Kidman, is known for making outlandish statements. For instance, at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, he referred to himself as a "Nazi."

Dutch Parliamentary Elections: Will Far-Right Freedom Party Defy Polls Again?

Far-right Dutch politician and leader of the ultra-conservative Freedom Party (PVV) Geert Wilders formerly established his party in parliament on a platform of Islamophobic anti-immigration, and now seeks to turn nationalist sentiment against the eurozone amid frustrations with debt-laden countries like Greece, Italy and Spain. Poll indicate his party will lose seats this election, but it has defied expectations in the past.

German ESM Ruling: World Stocks Rally, But Don’t Sound The All-Clear Yet

Market bulls charged on Wednesday -- running U.S. stock futures, European stocks, the euro, oil and gold higher -- in the wake of a German court ruling that backs the country's participation in the euro zone's new bailout fund created to prevent the weakest euro economies from going bust. However, some economists warn that it's too early to sound the all-clear on the fate of the single currency bloc.

Asian Stocks Advance Before German Court Ruling

Asian stock market advanced Wednesday with investors expecting a positive decision in the German court ruling on ESM constitutionality while speculation of further stimulus measures from China also added to the sentiment.

Asian Shares Rise On Hopes Of German Court Ruling, Fed Action

Asian shares edged higher Wednesday as investors remained cautiously optimistic that a German court would approve the legality of the euro zone's bailout fund later in the day and the U.S. Federal Reserve may deliver further stimulus measures this week.

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