Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Justin Fox of the Harvard Business Review Group about the proposed merger between the New York Stock Exchange and Germany's main exchange in Frankfurt. Fox is also the author of "The Myth of the Rational Market."
The five permanent members of the UN's Security Council ? the U.S., Britain, France, Russia, and China ? are meeting in Frankfurt, along with Germany. The Takeaway talks to the BBC's Jonathan Marcus about what's on their agenda: Iran's nuclear program.
The Cash for Clunkers program has been a huge success in the U.S., but a German version of the program has encountered some unintended?even criminal?consequences. Ralph Atkins, the Frankfurt correspondent for the Financial Times, joins The Takeaway.
President Obama announced the US will send 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan, putting pressure on European NATO members to up their deployments as well. But as The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Germany, NATO nations are reluctant to do that.
This week Europe and the UK proceed with plans to take control of the worldwide banking system. With the United States expected to follow, this is a defining moment for both this crisis and the capitalist system itself.
Police raided six Deutsche Bank offices in and around Frankfurt on Thursday over money laundering allegations linked to the "Panama Papers," the public prosecutor's office in Germany's financial capital said.