Aerospace Turbulence: Boeing's Unsuccessful Attempt to Avert a Crisis

Aerospace Turbulence Boeing's Unsuccessful Attempt to Avert a Crisis

Boeing has been the undisputed leader in the aviation market in recent years, with Airbus struggling to keep up. But the crashes of two Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft could invert the industry's pecking order. By Dinah Deckstein, Martin U. Müller and Gerald Traufetter more...

Fast, Expensive and Politically Polarizing: Germany Prepares to Auction Its 5G Frequencies

Fast, Expensive and Politically Polarizing Germany Prepares to Auction Its 5G Frequencies

An auction of Germany's 5G transmission frequencies is poised to earn the state billions and finally put the country on the digital map. But big network providers are making a fuss about certain rules and regulations -- not to mention all the American fearmongering about the Chinese. By Frank Dohmen, Simon Hage, Marcel Rosenbach and Gerald Traufetter more... Comment ]


Electric Dreams: Porsche's Quest to Make Eco-Friendly Sports Cars

Electric Dreams Porsche's Quest to Make Eco-Friendly Sports Cars

Porsche is trying to reinvent itself in the wake of Germany's diesel-emissions scandal by turning itself into an environmentally friendly sports-car company. It's a billion-euro bet with enormous possibilities -- and enormous risk. By Frank Dohmen and Simon Hage more... Comment ]

A Child Prodigy's Fate: Jadon Sancho's Path to the Bundesliga

A Child Prodigy's Fate Jadon Sancho's Path to the Bundesliga

Young English football star Jadon Sancho is electrifying the Bundesliga, Germany's top league. Manchester City spent years trying to secure the player for the long term, even apparently resorting to irregular payments. But he landed in Germany nonetheless. By Rafael Buschmann and Christoph Winterbach more... Comment ]


Running On Empty: Germany Lags Behind Asia in E-Car Battery Race

Running On Empty Germany Lags Behind Asia in E-Car Battery Race

The Chinese conglomerate CATL wants to build Europe's largest electric car battery plant near Erfurt, Germany. Having failed to build a gigafactory of their own, German carmakers are worried the project represents a mortal threat. By Alexander Jung more... Comment ]

Monsanto Merger Migraine: Safe Or Not, Roundup Is Toxic for Bayer

Monsanto Merger Migraine Safe Or Not, Roundup Is Toxic for Bayer

German multinational Bayer underestimated the risks of acquiring Monsanto. Now, the company is desperately seeking to contain the damage by selling business divisions and cutting jobs. So far, though, none of these moves have helped. By Frank Dohmen, Martin Hesse and Armin Mahler more... Comment ]


End of the Boom: Germany Prepares for an Economic Downturn

End of the Boom Germany Prepares for an Economic Downturn

Clouds are gathering on the horizon of the global economy and the risk of a recession is growing. Many experts believe that the international banking system is unprepared and Germany has begun getting ready for the worst. By Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]

Women in Startups: 'The Most Successful Teams Are Diverse Teams'

Women in Startups 'The Most Successful Teams Are Diverse Teams'

The startup world is known for being dominated by men. With The Billion Dollar Fund for Women, entrepreneur and investor Sarah Chen wants to change this by channeling $1 billion towards women-led and gender-diverse projects. By Simone Salden more... Comment ]


Venture Capital: How Clubs Profit By Exploiting Young African Talent

Venture Capital How Clubs Profit By Exploiting Young African Talent

Manchester City invests millions in an African football academy. But very few of its attendees make the jump to Europe. Those that do are treated like commodities. more... Comment ]

Pinhas Zahavi: Inside the World of a Powerful Football Agent

Pinhas Zahavi Inside the World of a Powerful Football Agent

Football agent Pinhas Zahavi sought to free Robert Lewandowski from his contract with Bayern Munich this summer. The Israeli is one of the most influential professionals in the business. He brought Neymar to Paris, but was also involved in murky deals with underage players. more... Comment ]