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  • We missed the entry point on the trade I proposed yesterday, but there could be another chance before Memorial Day.

  • 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.

    Are Dominique Strauss-Kahn's troubles creating a buying opportunity? This pro says yes.

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    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.

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    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.