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Latest Christine Lagarde Items
The U.S. has stayed uncharacteristically distant as European nations struggle with their long-running debt crisis, creating an opening for big emerging nations such as China and Brazil to move to center stage in world economic affairs.
The economy expanded at a slow-to-moderate pace in most areas of the country during the past two months, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday. A modest pickup in consumer spending, tourism and manufacturing drove the growth.
European leaders drew a line in the sand for Greece on Wednesday, saying its referendum on a hard-won bailout deal will decide whether it stays in the eurozone and vowing Athens will not get new aid until the result is in.
Investors began giving in to fears Thursday that a global recession is already under way.
Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos on Monday asked U.S. policymakers and business leaders for support as his country finalizes another rescue package to avoid a second default in recent years.
The new chief of the International Monetary Fund has appointed a senior White House official to be her top deputy.
The International Monetary Fund's new chief foresees "real nasty consequences" for the U.S. and global economies if the U.S. fails to raise its borrowing limit.
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