international monetary fund

Grudge Match 2017: Trump vs. Yellen

This post Grudge Match 2017: Trump vs. Yellen appeared first on Daily Reckoning. As America prepares for new White House leadership the deep state gears up for action. Dave Gonigam shows us why a

Byron King: At Some Point Economic Reality Will Set In

This post Byron King: At Some Point Economic Reality Will Set In appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Geologist and financial expert Byron King joins historian and author James Howard Kunstler to
Guilty Verdict for I.M.F. Chief Christine Lagarde: A Primer

Guilty Verdict for I.M.F. Chief Christine Lagarde: A Primer

Christine Lagarde, center, the head of the International Monetary Fund, in a Paris courtroom at the start of her trial on Dec. 12.
I.M.F. Stands by Christine Lagarde, Convicted of Negligence

I.M.F. Stands by Christine Lagarde, Convicted of Negligence

With the International Monetary Fund facing populist criticism and at a critical juncture, Ms. Lagarde was found guilty of charges linked to her time as France’s finance minister.
I.M.F. Stands by Christine Lagarde, Convicted of Negligence

I.M.F. Stands by Christine Lagarde, Convicted of Negligence

With the International Monetary Fund facing populist criticism and at a critical juncture, Ms. Lagarde was found guilty of charges linked to her time as France’s finance minister.
Lagarde Case Is ‘Weak,’ French Prosecutor Says, Raising Chances of Acquittal

Lagarde Case Is ‘Weak,’ French Prosecutor Says, Raising Chances of Acquittal

Christine Lagarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund, before the start of her trial in Paris this week.
Christine Lagarde on Trial in France, Overshadowing I.M.F. Role

Christine Lagarde on Trial in France, Overshadowing I.M.F. Role

The case caps a long-running legal drama that has captivated the public and exposed ties between powerful politicians and the wealthy.

Egypt’s sugar shortage could spell bigger problems for the country

Sugar is serious business in Egypt. The average Egyptian consumes about 66 pounds per year, the 5th-largest amount in the world, often by heaping spoonfuls of it into frequent cups of tea. Since Egypt
Painful Steps Help Egypt Secure $12 Billion I.M.F. Loan

Painful Steps Help Egypt Secure $12 Billion I.M.F. Loan

An Egyptian street vendor in Cairo on Friday. The country is struggling with soaring inflation and shortages of staple foods.
Egypt Floats Currency, Appeasing I.M.F. at Risk of Enraging Poor

Egypt Floats Currency, Appeasing I.M.F. at Risk of Enraging Poor

A store in Cairo selling subsidized goods last month. Allowing the Egyptian pound to devalue, even temporarily, will most likely raise the prices of subsidized staples like bread, sugar, rice and
Egypt Floats Currency, Appeasing I.M.F. at Risk of Enraging Poor

Egypt Floats Currency, Appeasing I.M.F. at Risk of Enraging Poor

A store in Cairo selling subsidized goods last month. Allowing the Egyptian pound to devalue, even temporarily, will most likely raise the prices of subsidized staples like bread, sugar, rice and
Greek Homeowners Scramble as Repossession Looms: ‘It’s Like a Horror Movie’

Greek Homeowners Scramble as Repossession Looms: ‘It’s Like a Horror Movie’

Michalis Hanis at home in a suburb of Athens this month. Since his pension was cut, he has struggled to pay down his mortgage.
Sinosphere: In ‘Gaining Currency,’ a Look at China’s Global Ambitions for Its Money

Sinosphere: In ‘Gaining Currency,’ a Look at China’s Global Ambitions for Its Money

An employee of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China counting money at one of the bank’s branches in Shanghai.
Sinosphere: In ‘Gaining Currency,’ a Look at China’s Global Ambitions for Its Money

Sinosphere: In ‘Gaining Currency,’ a Look at China’s Global Ambitions for Its Money

An employee of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China counting money at one of the bank’s branches in Shanghai.
I.M.F. Assessment Hints at Internal Struggles

I.M.F. Assessment Hints at Internal Struggles

Wait to enter the National Bank of Greece in Athens last year. An internal review was unusually blunt in its critique of how the I.M.F. handled Greece’s debt woes.