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#542: Can An Economy Be Too Good?

May 29th, 2014

Episode 693 of 902 episodes

When we talk about European economy, we usually focus on the screw ups – the sunny South, with the big deficits.But the strangest report recently came out of Brussels—saying how well Germany's economy is doing. And how that's a big problem for the rest of the countries in the Eurozone.Today on the show: How when you're in a group, doing extremely well can be a problem.