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  • 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.

  • On the latest Money In Motion show, I proposed a dollar-Turkish lira trade. Here's an update.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • IMF Crisis Impact on Markets

    Jamie Cox, Harris Financial Group, and Keith Springer, Springer Financial Advisors, discuss what the IMF sex scandal means for markets and investing.

  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn is arrested, and investors would like some safe havens, please. Time for your daily FX Fix.

  • Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    Rates can only go up when we believe the consumer can deal with them and that means when some of the pressures have started to ease.

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    Decisions by politicians on how to deal with debt on both sides of the Atlantic will be crucial to prevent another Lehman-style crisis, economists and analysts told CNBC in a debate about banking in the European Union and in the US.

  • IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Criminal charges against the IMF chief, flood fears remain after a Mississippi river spillway is opened, and a rundown of retailers report earnings. Here's what we're watching…

  • Money In Motion, May 13, 2011

    A detailed look at currency trading, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

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    Rising volatility in stocks and commodities could continue to be a dominant theme in the week ahead, as investors watch the latest U.S. economic reports for signs the recovery is moving forward.

  • New York City Skyline

    The world's biggest banks are likely to be hit by capital surcharges that increase progressively based on a lender's size, how connected it is to other banks and how easily it could be replaced in a crisis, global regulators have told the Financial Times.

  • Euro bills and coins in cash register tray

    European leaders can't seem to agree on how - or whether - to help Greece. But they sure aren't helping the euro.

  • Risk is off, debt worries are on, and the dollar is in again - time for your FX Fix.

  • The debt crisis facing the developed world is big and will take a generation to resolve, Angel Gurria, Secretary General of the OECD, told CNBC Thursday.

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    Europe’s recovery is on track, but reform of the financial services sector and strong policy action to improve the fiscal health of EU member states is needed in order to prevent future crises, the International Monetary Fund has said.

  • Greece Negatives Priced In?

    Looking at an under the radar way to play the action in Greece, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets/Money in Motion currency trader.

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    Sovereign debt is weighing on the euro, but the loonie is lifting off again. Time for your FX Fix.

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    The boss of French banking giant BNP Paribas has told CNBC that he sees no risk of contagion from the problems facing Greece, Portugal and Ireland.