The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Trump's America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of a damaging trade war.
By Paul Wiseman, Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Global finance leaders sought to avoid conflict with the Trump administration over trade and environmental policy.
By Paul Wiseman and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The global slowdown of productivity since the Great Recession has negative consequences for growth and income that look hard to unwind, warned International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde in a speech in Washington Monday.
By Kristen Doerer
The monthly food supplies that were given out in February by an Athens Municipality-run centre are pictured in Athens, Greece.
By News Desk
Americans take shopping on a Sunday for granted. But Greece, a heavily religious country, has been reluctant to embrace the concept. Now, seven years into a financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund is insisting that the government allow Sunday shopping,…
By News Desk
The International Monetary Fund’s managing director, Christine Lagarde, was found guilty on Monday of misuse of public funds during her time as French finance minister, but she will not face any jail time.
A new outlook issued Wednesday by the International Monetary Fund drew some startling conclusions about the U.S. economy. The report asserts that the American middle class is gradually shrinking, the seven-year economic recovery is starting to slow and the pronounced…
By Benn Steil, Emma Smith
Global growth is stalling, and central banks are running out of options.
By PBS NewsHour
Even as Greece moves closer to a new European bailout deal, the International Monetary Fund has been pushing for debt relief for the struggling nation, adding tension to an already fraught situation. Gwen Ifill speaks to managing director Christine Lagarde…
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