Rainer Buergin Archive

German January tax revenue increases 3.4 percent

[Skip to the end] This kind of fiscal drag is highly counterproductive. German January Tax Revenue Increases 3.4 Percent, Ministry Says by Rainer Buergin Feb 20 (Bloomberg) — German tax revenue rose 3.4 percent in January to 39.1 billion euros ($49.6 billion), led by flows to Finance Minister Peer Steinbrueck’s federal coffers, ...Read More

From the same ratings agency looking to downgrade the US

[Skip to the end] Germany Retains `Stable’ Rating Outlook at Moody’s Amid Crisis By Rainer Buergin Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) — Germany retained a “stable” outlook at Moody’s Investors Service on its Aaa government bond ratings even as the financial crisis puts strains on public coffers, the rating company said today in an ...Read More