Dominique Strauss-Kahn


  • No Yen for Yen, But Real's on a Roll Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 9:41 AM ET

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

  • Strauss-Kahn Resigns as IMF Head     Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 9:01 AM ET

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn says he's stepping down to protect the institution he's served with honor and devotion, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • RBS Banker Superinjuncted Affair, Says Lord Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 8:26 AM ET

    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.

  • Strauss-Kahn Resigns     Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson has the story on the IMF head resigning as he fights sexual assault charges.

  • A Favorite Emerges for Helm of IMF Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 7:01 AM ET
    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.

  • Merkel Says European Should Replace Strauss-Kahn Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 6:46 AM ET

    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.

  • IMF Chief's Woes = Buying Opportunity, Pro Says Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 11:37 AM ET
    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.

  • IMF in Crisis     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson has the latest developments on IMF chief Strauss-Kahn on suicide watch in Riker's Island.

  • 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.

  • IMF Chief Under Suicide Watch     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 10:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers tracks the developments of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn's attempted rape of a hotel maid.

  • IMF: Gerontocracy or Meritocracy? Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 5:14 AM ET
    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.

  • Who Will Take Over From Strauss-Kahn? Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 3:27 AM ET
    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.

  • The Euro Zone After Strauss Kahn Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 12:17 AM ET
    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     Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

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

  • No Immunity for DSK Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 4:37 PM ET
    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.

  • Strauss-Kahn Won't Have Diplomatic Immunity: IMF Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 2:23 PM ET
    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     Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 11:26 AM ET

    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 in Crisis: Strauss-Khan in Riker's     Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 10:17 AM ET

    A look inside where the IMF's Strauss-Khan is being housed, with Peter Curcio, NYC Department of Correction at Rikers Island retired bureau chief.

  • IMF Leadership in Doubt     Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 7:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the story on the IMF head hunting for a new director and what the organization is doing to help bailout Greece.

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