Liz Alderman

Chief Business Correspondent for the International Herald Tribune.

Liz Alderman appears in the following:

The Powerful Rise of Christine Lagarde

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The worst job in the world right now might be the role of president of the European Commission. But it's one that some believe Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, might be the perfect fit for.

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Today's Highlights | February 25, 2014

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Also on Today's Show: What role should international institutions play in helping Ukraine's troubled economy amid the political upheaval? ... A look at how congress might respond to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's proposal to reduce troop numbers to pre-World War II levels ... Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed into law a bill that would further criminalize homosexuality. Will this harsh legislation jeopardize U.S.-Uganda relations?

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Bank Depositors Will Help Pay for Bailout in Cyprus

Monday, March 18, 2013

European regulators approved a bailout over the weekend, but with controversial conditions. They decided to make bank depositors in the politically troubled Mediterranean Island nation to pay for part of a $13 billion bailout.

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Christine Lagarde Named New Head of IMF

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The International Monetary Fund has a new managing director. Her name is Christine Lagarde, and she is the first woman to head the IMF, taking over for Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Her reign begins with some obstacles, namely Greece on the brink of defaulting. 

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Greek Economy's Impact on World Markets

Friday, June 17, 2011

In discussing the troubled Greek economy's effect on U.S. markets, Standard & Poor's equity market strategist Alec Young told the AP that "There’s no easy answers or they would have found them by now. We’re recommending that clients continue to expect volatility in the U.S. market as a result of the news coming out of Greece." The length and depth of that volatility remains to be seen. In Brussels, European Union leaders scrambled to draft a second bailout on Thursday, coming up with a 12 billion euro plan they hope will avert international disaster. For more on just how big this news is for world financial markets we’re joined by our resident experts Louise Story and Marcus Mabry.  Louise Story is the Wall Street and finance reporter for our partner The New York Times and Marcus Mabry is editor-at-large of the International Herald Tribune.

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IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn Faces Rape Allegations

Monday, May 16, 2011

New York Police boarded an Air France plane as it waited for takeoff at JFK this Saturday and took French economist Dominique Strauss Kahn into custody. The 62-year-old man was the head of the International Monetary Fund and until Saturday, was considered the likely candidate to challenge Nicholas Sarkozy in France’s 2012 elections. By Sunday, Strauss-Kahn was standing in a Manhattan court, in front of a crowd of tabloid reporters. The incident has caused a "political earthquake" as the IMF — and the French Socialist Party — struggle to replace him.

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