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Reuters TV Roundup

Today was an extremely busy day over at Reuters TV. Here’s a roundup of all the videos that were posted.

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Rough Cuts

After Hosni Mubarak received a life sentence for his role in civilian deaths during the country’s revolution, protesters marched on Tahrir Square in central Cairo.

Warren Buffett, speaking to the Economic Club of Washington, said he believed the chances of a U.S. recession were very low.

Fast Forward

On the other hand, Wilbur Ross, CEO of WL Ross & Co, explains why he thinks the U.S. is headed for recession.


Breakingviews columnists discuss the implications of Governor Scott Walker’s recall election victory for November’s presidential election


Recent oil price dips are a short term phenomenon and will have no impact on Royal Dutch Shell’s spending plans, says CEO Peter Voser.

Ben Bernanke still has plenty of options in the Fed policy arsenal — from a new twist on Operation Twist to all-out QE3. Reuters Fed correspondent Mark Felsenthal explains.

Freeland File

Reuters Global Editor Chrystia Freeland caught up with IMF Chief Christine Lagarde at a conference in Riga, Latvia.



Lagarde Seen Winning Vote for IMF Chief

The International Monetary Fund’s executive board is likely to select French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde as managing director, says Reuters Correspondent Lesley Wroughton.

Potential Dominique Strauss-Kahn Successors – Graphic of the Day

Yesterday, the International Monetary Fund’s board blocked Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer from the race for the top IMF job, further boosting the chances of French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde. Today’s graphic profiles the two remaining candidates with the highest likelihood of replacing Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Also, the bottom of the graphic explains the election process to determine the next head of the IMF. Who do you think is going to be the next head of the IMF?

The next IMF Director? – Graphic of the Day

European leaders raced on Friday to nominate a successor for fallen IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn before a G8 summit in France next week. Today’s graphic looks at who is most likely to be next in line. The results of a recent Reuters poll suggest that French Economy Minister, Christine Lagarde, is the frontrunner.

Who do you think is going to be the next IMF Director?

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