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Christine Lagarde: Don't Be Lulled Into A 'False Sense Of Security'

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business

BEIJING -- The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Sunday against complacency about global finance despite improved conditions after the la...

Fiscal Adjustment: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Carlo Cottarelli | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
Carlo Cottarelli

Nearly all advanced economies plan to reduce their deficits this year. But if growth slows more than expected, some may feel inclined to preserve their short-term plans through additional tightening, even if hurts growth more.

Deficit Focus Questioned As Answer To Europe's Debt Crisis

AP | By DAVID McHUGH | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Europe is getting tougher on government debt. After more than two years struggling to rescue financially shaky governments, lead...

IMF: Eurozone Agrement Only Partial Solution To Debt Crisis

Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

TEL AVIV (Tova Cohen and Ari Rabinovitch) - An agreement reached by European countries for deeper economic integration was a step in the right di...

International Monetary Fund Agrees To Give Greece $4.2 Billion

Posted 09.08.2011 | Business

(AP) WASHINGTON -- The International Monetary Fund approved on Friday just over $4.2 billion for Greece, the latest installment of a rescue package ai...