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Egypt asks IMF for $3 billion loan

Mar 19, 2012
After turning down a similar package in June, Egypt goes back to the International Monetary Fund for help as its economy weaken and interest rates increase.
Posted In: Egypt, IMF

Greece avoids a messy default... for now

Feb 21, 2012
After months of wrangling and a marathon meeting yesterday, European finance ministers have agreed on a $170 billion plus bailout for Greece. That'll save the country from a messy default, but stability can be hard to get too excited about, for Greeks and banks that owned Greek bonds -- especially with the harsh terms of the agreement.
Posted In: Greece, Europe, IMF

More uncertainty looms after Greek cuts

Feb 13, 2012
Greeks rioted over the weekend, burning dozens of buildings in protest against budget cuts that are the latest condition for a $170 billion bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.
Posted In: Greece, austerity, IMF, Europe debt crisis

Europe looks to the IMF

Dec 8, 2011
The Europeans are starting to turn to the IMF for help with bailouts. Some in Congress are resisting. But withdrawing our help could have consequences.
Posted In: IMF

MIDDAY UPDATE: Weekly jobless numbers down 17,000

Dec 9, 2010
Today's weekly unemployment numbers were down 17,000 from last week. These numbers are the second lowest of the year. Of course these numbers still...
Posted In: AIG, IMF, jobless, mid-day update, recovery, tax cuts, Unemployment

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