There are things Germany can do to boost its own economy as well as those of its neighbors.
The Dutch are relaxing fiscal targets to invest in their economy. Will the Germans follow suit?
Donald Trump did not create this problem, but he has made it worse.
The ruling Five Star Movement and League agree to rein in spending.
Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel agree, but there are still obstacles to giving the eurozone a budget of its own.
The commission can’t force Italy to change its spending plan, but its objections do matter.
The former House speaker was reviled by conservatives, but he did more to control spending.
The budget deal could keep the Socialist in power for another year.
The government’s spending plan would see Italy’s debt and deficit rise rather than fall.
A poorly-timed stimulus, trade disputes and restrictions on immigration could make the next crisis worse.