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China makes Davos buzz this year

Feb 1, 2010
There's always a buzz at Davos, and this year attendees couldn't stop talking about China, and how the country's economic rise appears on the backdrop of the U.S. and Europe's financial concerns. Stephen Beard reports.

Davos bankers make little headway

Feb 1, 2010
Bankers were among the many groups ending their talks over the weekend at the World Economic Forum. But while many agreed on the overall need for global rules, they didn't seem too keen on actual curbs. Stephen Beard reports.

In Davos, he's the piano man

Jan 29, 2010
When the folks at Davos knock off for the day, when workshops on the future of capitalism are done, there's no shortage of things to do. The nightlife goes on into the wee small hours. Christopher Werth reports from some of the piano bars in town.

PepsiCo CEO: Redefine profit and loss

Jan 29, 2010
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum, talks with Kai Ryssdal about how corporations should start focusing on stakeholders, not just shareholders.

Why Soros is against big regulation

Jan 29, 2010
Investor and philanthropist George Soros talks with Bill Radke about what the mood is in Davos and why he's concerned about regulation.

Gateses pledge $10B for vaccine effort

Jan 29, 2010
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda say their foundation will spend $10 billion researching and delivering new vaccines for the third world. Stephen Beard reports.
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Bankers get the cold shoulder in Davos

Jan 28, 2010
The atmosphere inside the World Economic Forum is warm and congenial. But bankers are feeling the chill wind of disapproval. Stephen Beard reports.

Davos showcases Young Global Leaders

Jan 28, 2010
Every year, hundreds of Young Global Leaders go to Davos. These are people under 40 who've risen to the top of their chosen fields. Sean Cole profiles one YGL.

Leaders criticize bank over-regulation

Jan 28, 2010
At the Davos conference, business leaders warned cracking down on the banks could sabotage economic recovery. Bankers criticized President Obama's plans to cut big banks down to size. Stephen Beard reports.

Haiti takes center stage at Davos

Jan 28, 2010
Rebuilding Haiti has been a central focus at the World Economic Forum. Steve Chiotakis talks to Catherine Bragg, assistant secretary general of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, about how people are getting involved.

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