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  • IMF Changes Strauss-Kahn Retirement Details

    The IMF says it released inaccurate information yesterday regarding the terms of Strauss-Kahn's retirement deal, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • International Monetary Fund chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is placed in the backseat of a police vehicle outside of a New York City Police Department facility in New York City.

    As the IMF gets ready to choose a successor to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned following his arrest on charges that he sexually assaulted and raped a hotel housekeeper, it would be a good thing to step back for a moment and ask: What should the IMF do?

  • Strauss-Kahn to Leave Rikers

    IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is expected to leave Rikers today, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

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

    The fund’s sexual norms are markedly different from those of Washington, leaving its female employees at risk of harassment, the New York Times reports.

  • Demonstrators block a police car on the parking lot of the Madrid transport bus company during the general strike held in whole Spain in Madrid as unions launched a 24-hour general strike all around Spain to protest tough government labor reforms and austerity measures.

    Spain's electoral oversight body ruled that jobs protests which young people are staging across the country would be illegal over the coming election weekend, but some demonstrators said they would defy the ban.

  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn in court.

    The link between illicit sex, money and power goes back as far as David and Bathsheba. This week has added several new names to the list of scandals at the top of the business world.

  • Strauss-Kahn Gets $250K/Year in Retirement Benefits

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Strauss-Kahn will get retirement benefits of at least $250,000 a year for life from IMF.

  • DSK Gets Bail & Warning From Judge

    Judge grants bail to Strauss-Kahn reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

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  • IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn hired prostitutes from the 'Manhattan Madam' who set Eliot Spitzer up with Ashley Dupre, leading to the downfall of the Governor.

  • Japan's in a recession, IMF leadership's in play, and the Brazilian real is on a rolll. Time for your daily FX Fix.

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    Sir Fred Goodwin, the former chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), took out a super-injunction to stop newspapers publishing details of an affair with a colleague at RBS, a UK peer said in the House of Lords today.

  • French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    The French finance minister, Christine Lagarde, was on a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos this January when her usual smile turned into a frown. Next to her, Robert E. Diamond Jr., chief executive of Barclays and one of the most powerful bankers in the world, thanked regulators and finance ministers for their role in shaping a better environment after the financial crisis.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated on Thursday that she wanted a European to become the next IMF chief and that Dominique Strauss-Kahn's exit before the end of his term was an argument in favour of such a move.

  • International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn appears in federal court May 16, 2011 in New York City.

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  • Tristane Banon

    The video below of Tristane Banon talking about what it was like when Dominique Strauss-Kahn came onto her is getting posted all around the internet now that DSK has been charged with sexual assault.

  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building in Washington, D.C.

    Who gets the top job at the IMF could be significant, according to Neil Mellor from Bank of New York Mellon in London.

  • 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.