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Articles About international monetary fund
June 18, 2015
How Giving the Rich Everything Hurts the Economy
A new study released by the International Monetary Fund says that the best way to spur economic growth is to invest in low-income families.
May 30, 2015
Are Electric Vehicle Incentives Much Too Low in 2015?
An IMF report reveals there are trillions spent on fossil fuel subsidies. Electric vehicle incentives seem ridiculously low by comparison.
October 13, 2014
IMF Head: Inequality Will Haunt the 21st Century
Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fun, said Friday that the world is at a crossroads when discussing goals for economic growth.
July 03, 2014
Is the Federal Reserve Really Our Economy’s Main Line of Defense?
In a conversation with IMF Director Christine Lagarde, Fed Chair Janet Yellen responded to longstanding criticisms about post-crisis monetary policy.
April 03, 2014
Christine Lagarde: The World Needs the IMF Now More than Ever
It's no secret that the global economy is still limping along, supported on one side by accommodative monetary policies and threatened on the other by financial shocks.
March 05, 2014
Russia Plays Ukraine Gas Card—Again
Russia is trying to raise the pressure on Ukraine by predictably playing the gas card.
February 06, 2014
Draghi: European Economic Recovery Is Slow But on Track
All is not well in the euro area, but European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is committed to the recovery.
January 22, 2014
Christine Lagarde: Global Economic Growth Is Still Below Potential
The World Economic Forum is underway in Davos, Switzerland, and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has some thoughts about the global economic outlook.
January 19, 2014
European Central Bank Officials Say to Rest Easy on Deflation
The European Central Bank may being holding off panic on deflation, but some economists are concerned.
January 17, 2014
Economic Projections: How Will the World Perform This Year?
Take a look at expectations for the year ahead, looking brighter for some nations, but bumpy for others.
January 14, 2014
Who Got Added to the IMF’s List?
The International Monetary Fund is making a list and checking it twice, and it's got a few extra countries on its list.
January 13, 2014
Portugal: Bonds For Sale!
Isabel Castelo Branco, the secretary of state for Portugal's treasury, thinks that government bonds will likely be sold in auctions before mid-May.
December 23, 2013
What Does the Economic Future Hold for Cyprus?
The International Monetary Fund released a report on Cyprus this week, the second one so far.
December 23, 2013
IMF Head: U.S. Economy Is Back on Track
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, recently shared some cautious thoughts about the U.S. economy on "Meet the Press."
December 16, 2013
Are Cheap Fossil Fuels Really a Such a Boon to the World’s Poor?
How can we make life better for the world’s poor? Environmentalists often tell us that one way would be to slow climate change by cutting fossil fuel use.
December 13, 2013
Eurozone Employment Remains Stagnant in 2013
Employment levels in the eurozone remained unchanged in the third quarter of this year.
December 09, 2013
Greece Passes 2014 Budget as Economic Questions Linger
The Greek parliament has approved a budget for the upcoming year.
December 05, 2013
IMF Head Praises Spanish Banks
Christine Lagarde, the director of the International Monetary Fund, had good things to say about Spain on Thursday.
December 04, 2013
Will the IMF Impose Regulations on Debt-Ridden Countries?
The battle between who will take losses on countries that cannot pay their debts has spread to a new forum.
November 22, 2013
Ukraine-EU Trade Deal Falls Through: Here’s Why
The Ukraine has rejected a trade deal with the European Union that leaves the country with Russia as its primary commercial ally.
November 21, 2013
Are Creditors Losing Patience with Greece?
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, a top European finance minister, said that many lenders in Europe are "starting to lose patience" with Greece.
November 15, 2013
Ireland Plans to Exit Its Bailout Without a Line of Credit
Ireland is on track to exit its bailout program without a precautionary line of credit from an international lender.
November 10, 2013
Will Ireland Exit Its Bailout Program By the Year’s End?
International organizations have signed off on the final installment of Ireland's bailout package.
November 08, 2013
Greece’s Support for the Euro Stays Strong as Social Tensions Mount
Greek support for the nation's membership in the euro remains strong, but the situation in Athens is still tense.
November 06, 2013
Will New Talks Bring Additional Aid to Greece?
Greek officials will be engaging in the next round of talks with its so-called "troika" of international lenders later this week.
November 06, 2013
Crisis-Era Policy: Has the Fed Been Successful?
Two papers will be presented at an upcoming IMF conference, evaluating Federal Reserve policy since the onset of the financial crisis.
November 01, 2013
How Much Is the U.S. Using Tech Company Servers to Spy?
U.S. technology companies are looking for greater transparency regarding the National Security Agency's use of information from their servers.
October 31, 2013
Tick Tock Goes the Taper Clock
In a move that surprised no one, the Federal Open Market Committee concluded its October meeting Wednesday with a decision not to ease its bond-buying program.
October 29, 2013
How Dangerous Is This Investment Practice?
Mortgage real estate investment trusts are attracting a lot of attention from regulators due to their potential danger, even while investors see opportunity.
October 21, 2013
Will Emerging Markets Falter Amid Investor Concerns?
Investors are beginning to reassess their evaluations about various emerging markets as the global economic climate starts to solidify.