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  • IMF Weakness Could Hurt US Bank Stocks Monday, 16 May 2011 | 11:26 AM ET

    If the International Monetary Fund is substantially weakened by the arrest of its chief on sexual assault charges in New York Saturday, US banks and their investors may suffer.

  • IMF Scandal Impact on Europe     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Hewson, CMC Markets; Ben White, Politico, Rick Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and CNBC's Eamon Javers, discuss the impact the IMF's sex scandal will have on Europe's reconstruction.

  • Busch: 3 Debt Musketeers Monday, 16 May 2011 | 10:59 AM ET

    Today, European finance ministers are meeting with a heavy and difficult schedule on periphery debt. While the Dominique Strauss-Kahn imbroglio/sex case makes it way through the US judicial system, the European debt situation should not be materially changed in a negative way by the development.

  • ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 10: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves the Second Annual Conference of International Monetary Fund held at the Baur au Lac Hotel on May 10, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference hosted by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), brought together central bank governors and senior policymakers, to debat about the reform of the international monetary system with topics such as global liquidity p

    The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn may mean that the next bailout program for Greece will be more onerous.

  • Sex Scandal at the IMF     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 10:08 AM ET

    IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be charged with attempted rape of a hotel maid in New York City, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Strauss-Kahn Arraignment     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 9:00 AM ET

    IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn to be arraigned at Manhattan Criminal Court today, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Safe Havens Back in Style Monday, 16 May 2011 | 8:45 AM ET

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

  • Casting a Cloud Over the IMF     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 7:41 AM ET

    The IMF says it remains fully functional as it tries to solve the European debt crisis, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • IMF in Crisis     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 6:28 AM ET

    IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will make his first court appearance today. CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses the political ramifications for Europe.

  • IMF Under Strain     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 6:10 AM ET

    The IMF is under strain after charges against IMF chief Strauss-Kahn, with CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa.

  • Genuine Risk-Free Assets Are Dwindling: Choudhry Monday, 16 May 2011 | 1:59 AM ET

    Emotion needs to be off the agenda this week more than most. Just why are developed country sovereign bond yields quite as low as they are, given the fiscal deficit worries in so many of them?

  • EU Meeting Must Focus on Greece Despite Scandal Monday, 16 May 2011 | 1:15 AM ET
    IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    The IMF boss's lawyer says Strauss-Khan will plead not guilty, but the arrest could not have come at a worse time for the euro zone debt crisis as we approach crunch time on the question of what to do about Greece’s debt woes.

  • Will Another Lehman-Style Crisis Be Prevented? Monday, 16 May 2011 | 12:32 AM ET

    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.

  • Crisis Threatens Influence of Europe at IMF Sunday, 15 May 2011 | 11:39 PM ET
    IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest may have little immediate effect on the International Monetary Fund’s operations. Yet it may well force the organization’s member countries to confront wider issues of European influence over the fund, even as it prepares to extend more huge rescue loans to western Europe, reports the FT.

  • Five Things to Watch: IMF Shocker and More Sunday, 15 May 2011 | 8:53 PM ET
    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…

  • The managing director of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was taken off an Air France plane in New York on Saturday and arrested in the sexual attack of a maid at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, the authorities told the NY Times.

  • Euro Trashing Friday, 13 May 2011 | 7:49 PM ET
    Map of Europe

    It's been a rough week for the euro, and there's more in store, these traders say.

  • 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.

  • The Inflation Conversation     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 8:07 AM ET

    Following the sharp debate in markets about whether we are on the verge of a pickup in inflation or if the recent decline in commodity prices means we are out of the inflation woods, with CNBC's Steve Liesman & Randy Kroszner, former Federal Reserve Governor/University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

  • Man Up, Europe Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 9:31 AM ET
    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.