December 4, 2021

The Week’s Business News in Photos

After weeks of protest in central Madrid, demonstrators were packing up their encampment at the Puerta del Sol on Monday. The protestors object to Spain’s handling of its economic crisis and to the nation’s stubbornly high unemployment.

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This Week’s Business News in Pictures

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was head of the International Monetary Fund, waited for his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday. Mr. Strauss-Kahn, once seen as a candidate for the French presidency, was accused of sexually assaulting a housekeeper at a Midtown hotel. He has resigned.

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The Week’s Business News in Pictures

Almost seven years after her death, Estée Lauder still exerts a powerful hold on the company she founded with her husband, Joseph, in 1946. But the new chief executive, Fabrizio Freda, is credited with energizing the company. One modern innovation is the touch-sensitive product reader at the Clinique Smart Bar at Bloomingdale’s in Midtown Manhattan.

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