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  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn in court.

    Unless the charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn are dropped or proven untrue soon, the IMF may have no choice but to act to find a successor. And then the merry go round begins, writes CNBC anchor Ross Westgate.

  • IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    The sight of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund and prospective candidate for the French presidency, doing the "perp walk" was stupefying. If the charges are true, this capable man is a lunatic. But, unless the case collapses, the event will cast a long shadow, according to the FT.

  • IMF in Crisis Over Sex Scandal

    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is reportedly on suicide watch at Rikers Island. WNBC's Jonathan Dienst has the latest details.

  • IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    If anyone tells you that the law of diplomatic immunity is clear, he’s probably confused, lying or French.

  • IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    In a possible setback to Dominique Strauss-Kahn's defense, the IMF said in a statement that its managing director will not enjoy diplomatic immunity in the sexual assault case against him.

  • Two Top Jobs Vacant at the IMF

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at the possible replacements for the two top directors at the IMF.

  • When the news of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn ("DSK")'s arrest for attempted rape came out, many of the noises coming out of France was that it was a national embarrassment.

  • IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    The gravitas that the IMF needs to hold when walking into a nation's finance ministry or central bank and demand sacrifice for the social good is diminished by the allegations regarding the personal conduct of its managing director, according to Carl Weinberg, the chief economist at Capital Economics.

  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn in court.

    Whatever the outcome of the accusations of rape made against Dominique Strauss Kahn at the weekend, Marine Le Pen leader of France’s Front National was almost certainly right when she said that it marks the end of his campaign — or pre campaign — for the French Presidency.

  • IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn had barely been given his uniquely American Miranda rights before the conspiracy theories already started to swirl.

  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Earlier today, I had the pleasure of interviewing former Speaker and now House Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi. We’ve had several interviews down through the years. And while we’ve disagreed on a number of topics, I do have enormous personal respect for her.

  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    The IMF, or International Monetary Fund, is an intergovernmental agency that works to keep exchange rates and the international system of payments stable.

  • Euro bills

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn may be in trouble, but it's not going to dent the euro, these experts say. 

  • IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn on sexual assault charges has many wondering if the accused can claim diplomatic immunity as the chief of the International Monetary Fund.

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    If you're not talking about the head of the IMF today, then the only thing left really is the debt ceiling, which we officially reached today. While estimates are that it will take until August for the US to actually default on its debt obligations, the concern in the short term is how Wall Street sees the situation and how that will be reflected in the bond market and in mortgage interest rates.

  • No Bail for Strauss-Kahn

    No bail for IMF chief Strauss-Kahn. He claims he is not guilty and plans to fight the sexual assault charges. CNBC's Mary Thompson has the latest details.

  • On Monday even the most conservative investors were talking about sex and the charges filed against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Will they ripple across the market?

  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Everything must be on the table as the U.S. Congress works to cut the deficit,  including Medicare, Social Security and entitlements

  • Call of the Day: Ford Upgrade

    An upbeat outlook for the auto sector, and particularly Ford, with Itay Michaeli, Analyst Citigroup. And a discussion about IMF chief Strauss-Kahn being denied bail, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Strauss-Kahn Denied Bail

    Bail for IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been denied, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; the Fast Money traders weigh in on Lowe's profit miss, and an analysis of the Nasdaq/ICE bid withdrawal for the NYSE, with Richard Repetto, Sandler O'Neill & Partners.