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With a week to go before bailout ends, Greece and European creditors reach deal on extension

...tackle corruption and tax evasion, aren't backed by representatives from the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the European Commission.However, he insisted they "won't be shot down by the institutions."If the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/week-go-bailout-ends-greec
Greece, eurozone show openness for dialogue

...Since 2010, Greece has needed 240 billion euros ($270 billion) in loans from eurozone countries and the International Monetary Fund to avoid bankruptcy.Those loans came only on strict conditions that Greece cut its debts sharply. It cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-26/greece-eurozone-show-openn
International Monetary Fund cuts growth forecasts, citing sluggish EU, Japan

TOKYO - The International Monetary Fund lowered its forecasts for global growth over the next two years, warning Tuesday that weakness in most major economies will trump...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-20/imf-cuts-growth-forecasts-
Richest 1 percent see global wealth jump

...between the richest and the rest is widening fast."While world leaders such as President Barack Obama and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde have talked about tackling extreme economic inequality "we are still waiting for many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-19/richest-1-percent-sees-sha
OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

...export revenues finance more than 50 percent of the government's outlays.In the case of Venezuela, the International Monetary Fund says it needs to sell oil at around $120 a barrel to avoid the threat of national bankruptcy. Bank of America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-27/opec-keeps-oil-output-hold
US resilient despite investor panic over a sputtering global economy

...rise of the Islamic State.Yet economists aren't reducing their forecasts for the U.S. economy. The International Monetary Fund, which heightened jitters by cutting its forecasts for global growth, has actually upgraded its outlook for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/us-resilient-despite-inves
US retail sales fell in September on autos, gas

...fade, and consumers in Japan are still spending cautiously after a big sales tax increase. Last week, the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global growth forecasts for this year and next, citing weakness in Japan, Latin America and Europe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/us-retail-sales-fell-septe
Top finance officials hope to boost growth

...America to Japan.The G-20 discussions were being held in advance of the annual meetings of the 188-nation International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.In a global forecast prepared for the meetings, the IMF downgraded its outlook this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/top-finance-officials-hope
Global bonds market fears sale struggles

...of their new junk loans and bonds last year of protections that investors usually demand, according to the International Monetary Fund.Deutsche's 104-page report concludes that some bonds are "exhibiting bubble tendencies." The IMF is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-04/global-bonds-market-fears-
5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved

...hires and, partly for that reason, feel scant pressure to raise pay. Andrew Levin, an economist at the International Monetary Fund, points to surveys showing that many of those not looking for work would return for the right job.At a news...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/5-mysteries-us-job-market-