18 Dec. 2008
A share trader is pictured behind a mock one dollar bill and a mock 500 Euro note symbolizing a consumer credit note, at the German stock exchange in Frankfurt, December 18, 2008. German corporate sentiment
deteriorated for the seventh month running in December, raising pressure on the European Central Bank to cut rates further to counter what could be Germany's deepest post-war recession.
REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY)