Number of Publicly Listed German Companies Continue To Decline

The number of publicly listed companies continue to decline in many countries around the world. In earlier posts, I have discussed about the fall in public companies in the US and UK. The number of public companies listed continues to fall in Germany also as show in the chart below: Click to enlarge Source: The …

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The Evolution of German Firms’ Logos

Some of the large auto companies in the world such as Ford, Toyota, Nissan, etc. have circles in their logos. I think the best one is the Mercedes Benz logo. Below is a cool infographic showing the evolution of Germany’s top auto makers and others: Click to enlarge   Source: Daily Infographics

On Germany’s Trade with the U.S.: Chart

The EU is the largest trade partner for Germany account for 56% of total turnover. At 9%, the US is second major trade partner.Last year German exports to the US totaled 143 billion Euros. Click to enlarge Source: The New Age of Protectionism- Trump’s Attack on Germany and the Global Economy, Der Spiegel The US market …

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The Foundations of German Economy’s Success in 7 Charts

The German economy is the largest in Europe and is often called as the economic powerhouse of the continent.Germany has recovered strongly since the reunification of East and West Germany in 1990 and by most measures is a success story. Deutsche Banks’s  David Folkerts-Landau ,Group Chief Economist and Stefan Schneider,Chief German Economist recently published a detailed …

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The Stock Market Participation Rate is Very Low in Germany

Stock market participation varies across countries. In some countries such as the US the participation rate is high while in others such as frontier countries the rate is very low. Among developed countries, Germany has one of the lowest stock market participation rates. According to a recent article, just over 9 million of Germans owned …

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Will E.ON ADR holders Receive Uniper Shares ?

German utility giant E.ON. AG (EONGY) recently spun off its fossil fuel business into a separate company called Uniper SE. US investors in E.ON may wonder if they will receive shares in Uniper. Here is some background info on Uniper: Since January 1, 2016, new E.ON and Uniper have been operating as separate legal entities. …

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