Three bad signs

Three bad signs

PARIS, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- There have been striking developments in different parts of the world in recent days, each of them with sobering implications for the global economy. Taken together, the prognosis is grim.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Europe comes back from the abyss

BERLIN, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- All over Europe, stock markets stormed back from the abyss after EU governments answered the global financial crisis with coordinated aid packages.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Germany Correspondent

Germans turning against the euro

BERLIN, June 2 (UPI) -- Top German finance officials recently discussed abandoning the euro over fears the single currency was doing serious harm to their economy.

German bank chief: raise retirement to 67

BERLIN, May 25 (UPI) -- Axel Weber, the head of Germany's federal Bundesbank, said Tuesday his country's legal retirement age should be raised from 65 to 67.

New bundesbank head is conservative

FRANKFURT, Germany, April 22 (UPI) -- Axel Weber, who took over the top spot in Germany's Bundesbank Wednesday, has indicated he will stay the bank's current course.

Germans nominate new Bundesbank head

BERLIN, April 21 (UPI) -- The German cabinet has nominated economics professor Axel Weber to be the next head of the country's federal Bundesbank.

New German Bundesbank president slated

COLOGNE, Germany, April 20 (UPI) -- Axel Weber, one of Germany's five "wise men" who advise the government on major economic issues, has been nominated president of the Bundesbank.
Axel Weber

Axel Weber (born 19 May 1954) is a retired East German pole vaulter.

He won the bronze medal at the inaugural 1977 IAAF World Cup. He became East German champion in 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980 and 1981, representing the club SC Motor Jena. He also became indoor champion in 1980, 1981 and 1982.

His personal best jump was 5.50 metres, achieved in May 1980 in Potsdam.

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