Topic: Group of Twenty
The quality and openness of the selection process for a new International Monetary Fund leader matters as much as the outcome. It will be key not only to the future legitimacy of that institution but to the very notion of cooperative global economic management.
06/01/2011 09:29 am
Lobbying has intensified for Dominique Strauss-Kahn's old job. Emerging economies may vie for the IMF's top spot.
05/19/2011 01:10 pm
In Pictures Obama's West Wing
There's a danger we're already sowing the seeds of the next great financial crisis. We need better global coordination to address the biggest transformation of the world economy in history. In our interdependent world, only concerted action across continents can tackle these challenges.
04/25/2011 04:08 pm
Nigeria recently took a major stand in the conflict in Ivory Coast. The recent presidential election has given Nigeria far more credibility as a leader in West Africa.
04/19/2011 03:47 pm
G20 meeting ends with pledge, but no clear indication of how far the G20 nations would go in the event of another financial crisis.
04/17/2011 10:55 am
G-20, a group of financial leaders from 20 of the world's biggest economies, meets in Washington to discuss challenges facing the global economy. The G-20 talks are focusing on how to prevent imbalances in trade and government debt.
04/15/2011 01:37 pm
Votes in Congress on budget cuts are being closely watched by China, the markets, and others. Will Democrats and Republicans end Washington's profligate spending and help keep the US dollar as the supreme global currency?
04/14/2011 02:30 pm
Stock market poised Thursday to turn in its best first-quarter performance since tech bubble. Can stock market keep climbing?
03/31/2011 07:55 am
French Spiderman Alain Robert added another skyscraper to his list Monday, by scaling the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Why has Alain Robert climbed 85 buildings?
03/29/2011 12:41 pm