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The IMF has lowered its forecast for U.S. economic growth for this year to 2.1%, in part because the president's tax reform agenda is up the in the air.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said what the economic world already knows. The Chinese economy is slowing and the slowdown will touch the rest of the world.
The Brazilian economy has been injured and could even lapse into recession. President Dilma Rousseff is also under suspicion for corrupt behavior.
Source: Jon OggThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released its 2014 Article IV Consultation with the United States of America. The Article IV highlighted five themes that the IMF feels would...
Source: By International Monetary Fund [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsThe International Monetary Fund will lend the financially crippled Ukraine government a loan between $14 billion and $18...
The World Bank reports that Ukraine's economy has stalled. If the crisis in the country continues, economic growth could remain flat, or even plunge. Political problems in Ukraine make it a poor...
Source: ThinkstockUpdate: Based on many media reports, the government’s opposition has taken the center of Kiev, and President Viktor F. Yanukovych has left the capital.Update: Another day of...
Source: ThinkstockThe International Monetary Fund (or the IMF) issues guidance on global and country-specific economic expectations from time to time, but we now have the IMF’s 2013 World Economic...
The International Monetary Fund said Syria was one of the few countries in the Middle East whose economy is expected to contract in 2012. The IMF expected the regional economy to grow by more than 5...
The International Monetary Fund still sees growth remaining positive throughout 2012 and 2013.  Unfortunately, this pesky “fiscal cliff” and the Euro area crisis are listed as the main risks to...
The European Union and the European Central Bank (ECB) can no longer just kick the can down the road if they hope to solve the financial crisis in the Eurozone. That’s the conclusion of the...
In one of the periodic updates to its 2012 World Economic Outlook, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said today that global economic growth in 2013 will decline from a previous estimate of 4.1%...
The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that the U.S. recovery is still on shaky footing, and  political action must be taken to keep economic growth stable.“The U.S. recovery remains...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published its preliminary findings following its meetings with Spanish officials. The outcome is neither unexpected nor good news for Spain.First the IMF...
The new IMF report on the UK  (“United Kingdom—2012 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission”) has a pessimistic tone. But, the agency believe that the country can help its...