Jan 15, 2014 — "We are all very pleased to see an orderly budget process is back," the head of the International Monetary Fund says, as Congress works on spending legislation.
Jun 5, 2013 — In a report, the International Monetary Fund said Greece's recession and unemployment problems were more severe than anticipated. But the report added that the overall bailout was a success because it prevented the country's economic troubles from spilling over to the rest of Europe.
Mar 17, 2013 — President Nicos Anastassiades went on television to say he was working to amend parts of the bailout deal struck with negotiators from eurozone countries and the IMF. The deal would levy taxes on all bank deposits, the first time the eurozone has dipped into people's savings to pay for a bailout.
Apr 21, 2012 — The IMF went into this weekend's meetings with a goal of raising enough funds to deal with the European debt crisis. China, Brazil and other countries helped surpass that goal, but there's something they want in return.
Nov 9, 2011 — Christine Lagarde said the world economy has entered a "dangerous" phase and called for bold action.
May 25, 2011 — Midwest tornadoes kill 9 people in three states; French Finance Minister decides to run for head of International Monetary Fund; President Obama to speak to British parliament
May 18, 2011 — A London bookie is taking bets on who will replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The top two favorites are officials from Turkey and India — which is striking, given the fact that the IMF has always been run by Western Europeans.
May 18, 2011 — "There is nothing consensual about what took place," the woman's attorney says about reports that Dominique Strauss-Kahn's attorneys will argue that the maid was not assaulted.
Dec 15, 2008 — Unintentional Hilarity finds hilarity where you least expect it... the global recession!