French court convicts IMF’s Christine Lagarde

A French court convicts IMF chief Christine Lagarde over misuse of public funds during her time as French Finance Minister. Ameera David has details. Bianca Facchinei takes a look at US productivity, which has dropped dramatically since the 2008 crisis. Lindsay France explains why Ireland is accusing the EU of overstepping its boundaries in the Apple tax spat.

Johns Hopkins Professor of Economics Steve Hanke gives his take on Turkey’s currency troubles and Venezuelan inflation. In The Big Deal, Edward Harrison breaks down what the Trump-Yellen relationship may look like.

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