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  • At IMF, Men on Prowl and Women on Guard Friday, 20 May 2011 | 8:22 AM ET
    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.

  • Spain Bans Jobs Protests Over Election Weekend Friday, 20 May 2011 | 3:56 AM ET
    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.

  • Why Do Leaders Get Caught Up in Sex Scandals? Friday, 20 May 2011 | 3:25 AM ET
    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   Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 4:51 PM ET
    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   Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 4:07 PM ET
    DSK Gets Bail & Warning From Judge

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

  • Busch: Money In Motion Trade Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 10:10 AM ET

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

  • DSK Used Eliot Spitzer's Hooker Ring, Madam Says Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Russia's Major Opportunity Is Now: CIO Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 3:05 AM ET
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    In Russian, we refer to risks as "underwater stones", the dangerous rocks lurking below the water’s surface that can sink a ship – or a stock portfolio. But the reality is that these underwater stones are never far below the surface, writes Dimitri Kryukov, chief investment officer of Verno Capital.

  • Breaking News   Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 7:30 PM ET
    Breaking News

    Disgraced IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn could be out of jail within 24 hours, with CNBC's Jonathan Dienst.

  • 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: 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
    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.

  • Word on the Street   Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Word on the Street

    IMF Board is seeking to contact Strauss-Kahn to solicit his views on his post. The Fast Money crew also discuss HP's cut forecast and other Wall Street news.

  • 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.