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  • Can DSK Become a Comeback Kid? Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 12:07 PM ET
    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters New York State Supreme Court for a hearing on July 1, 2011 in New York City.

    Warren Buffett famously said: "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it."

  • Strauss-Kahn Case Seen in Jeopardy Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 9:59 AM ET
    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 sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is on the verge of collapse as investigators have uncovered major holes in the credibility of the housekeeper who charged that he attacked her in his Manhattan hotel suite in May, according to two well-placed law enforcement officials. The NYT reports.

  • Confusion in Europe, Gloom in Japan Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 9:10 AM ET
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    Japanese businesses are pessimistic and euro traders don't know what to think — it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • Straus-Kahn Timeline Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 8:32 AM ET
    Straus-Kahn Timeline

    A look at the events that led up to the arrest of the former IMF chief, with NBC's Jonathan Dienst.

  • New Twist in Strauss-Kahn Affair Shocks France Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 7:35 AM ET
    IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    France is in shock again in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn saga, as in the latest twist of the story the Socialist politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) could be cleared of accusations of sex crimes against a maid in a New York hotel.

  • Stampede Out of the Dollar? Not Quite Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 5:15 PM ET
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    With all the bearishness on the dollar out there, you would think investors would be racing for the exits. Um, not just yet.

  • Why a Greek Austerity Budget Will Lift the Ringgit Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 12:06 PM ET

    Strong medicine for Greece will jumpstart aid plans and currency investors' fears will ease, one strategist says.

  • UK Unions Step Up as Europe's Left Wanes Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 4:18 AM ET
    A protester holds up a smoke bomb during a mass demonstration against government financial cuts in central London, on March 26, 2011.

    Around 750,000 British teachers, civil servants, border agents and other public sector workers went on strike on Thursday after negotiations with the government failed to come to a resolution over proposed pension reforms.

  • IMF's Gauge on the Global Economy Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 11:14 AM ET
    IMF's Gauge on the Global Economy

    Will U.S. growth continue on a slow path over the next decade? Insight with John Lipsky, International Monetary Fund acting managing director.

  • Euro Stress Test Speculation Unfounded: EBA Chairman Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 10:34 AM ET
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    Press reports that the European Banking Authority (EBA) could fail up to 15 European banks as a show of the strength and resilience of the tests are completely unfounded, the EBA’s chairman said on Wednesday.

  • UK Regulator Must Focus on Competition: Policymaker Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 10:05 AM ET
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    The UK government needs to address the concerns that the parliamentary committee which oversees the banking industry still has over its proposed regulatory reforms, a senior Conservative politician has told CNBC.com

  • Greece Needs 'Leaders, Not Accountants': Businessman Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 6:29 AM ET
    A protester wears national flags on her hand as she protests at Syntagma square.

    European politicians need to "stop talking like accountants and become leaders," Harris Ikonomopoulos, president of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Greek Growth Minister Confident That Vote Will Pass Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 2:07 AM ET
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    In an interview with CNBC, Greece's minister for growth, competitiveness and shipping, Michalis Chrisochoides, was utterly confident that his PASOK party will be able to push through the unpopular medium-term austerity package.

  • Lagarde Named IMF Managing Director Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 1:35 PM ET
    Lagarde Named IMF Managing Director

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on French finance minister Christine Lagarde named to head the International Monetary Fund.

  • Lagarde Wants to Heal 'Open Wounds' at IMF Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 8:00 AM ET
    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    Christine Lagarde said that she wants to fix the “open wounds” left by Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s departure from the IMF.

  • Greece Must Go Back To Fundamentals: Economist Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 6:47 AM ET
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    The Greek economy needs to “go back to the fundamentals” to achieve the economic changes needed, according to a leading Greek economist.

  • Tuesday Look Ahead: Is Tech Sending a Message? Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 8:21 PM ET
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    While Greece is front and center for markets this week, some traders are watching the rally in tech with interest.

  • IMF Is Expected to Choose Lagarde as Next Leader Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 7:01 PM ET
    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is expected to be chosen as early as Tuesday to be the new leader of the International Monetary Fund.

  • UniCredit, Intesa Shares Sharply Lower Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 7:20 AM ET
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    Shares in Italian banks UniCredit SpA and Intesa Sanpaolo fell sharply on Friday and were briefly suspended for hitting the daily downward limit under pressure from Europe's debt crisis.

  • Choudhry on the Lower the Cost of Doing Business Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 3:46 AM ET
    Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Free-market economics is probably not the most accessible subject in the world. One could say it is something that is not easy to describe or articulate. This is something of a paradox, because at its core it involves a very natural human emotion – that of rational self-interest.