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IMF chief: U.S. dance with the debt limit is ‘very, very concerning’

The chief of the International Monetary Fund says the U.S. government’s stalemate over spending and its debt limit is “very, very concerning” and could roll back economic progress around the world. Christine Lagarde, who took over the financial watchdog-and-rescue organization in 2011, said global finance ministers assembled … Continue reading

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Another Savior from Chicago

Christine Lagarde became the president of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after a scandal by Dominique Strauss-Kahn forced him to resign this past Summer. She had been employed by the Chicago law firm of Baker & McKenzie and became the company’s … Continue reading

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What Are The Consequences If A Debt Deal Is Not Reached According To The IMF?

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Christine Lagarde is the IMF’s managing director. In the following videos, she outlines her thoughts on the consequences of Congress not addressing the debt ceiling by the August 2nd deadline. Watch her demeanor in this first video from two weeks ago: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuvdoR49ZUM … Continue reading

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