FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo cranes are silhouetted against the sky while clouds of the steel producing company's in background show up in Orsoy, Germany. Germany's economy, Europe's ... more 
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo cranes are silhouetted against the sky while clouds of the steel producing company's in background show up in Orsoy, Germany. Germany's economy, Europe's largest, grew a larger-than-expected 0.3 percent in the second quarter as consumer spending and strong exports helped stave off effects of the eurozone debt crisis, the Federal Statistical Office said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Though a slowdown from the 0.5 percent growth of gross domestic product in the first quarter, the gain was greater than the 0.2 percent widely forecast by economists. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Frank Augstein, File
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 5:15 AM EDT