Schaeuble Cites ’Limitless Greed’ for Debt Crisis, Die Zeit Says

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble cited “limitless greed” and weak regulation among the reasons for the financial and debt crises, Die Zeit quoted him as saying in a column for the weekly newspaper.

Schaeuble warned that believing in endless economic growth is wrong, Die Zeit said in an e-mailed summary of the minister’s commentary.

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