Davos: Does it really matter?

Jan 22, 2013
As business and political leaders from around the globe descend on the picturesque ski resort town of Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum, the rest of us are asking one question: does it really matter?
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Report: Income disparity and fiscal imbalances threaten global economy

Jan 9, 2013
In advance of its annual summit in Davos, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum has released its list of the biggest threats to the global economy.
Posted In: Davos, global economy, climate change

At Davos, focus on more than just the euro

Jan 27, 2012
At the World Economic Forum, attendees are talking about the European debt crisis, but also about how to push the economy forward in a sustainable way.
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Weekly Wrap: GDP, the recovery and a special guest

Jan 27, 2012
A review of the week's biggest business headlines including: GDP growth, Europe and news from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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The focus and goals of Davos

Jan 26, 2012
The World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, is underway. What is the atmosphere like there, and what about global economy are attendees most worried about?
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The 'Occupy Igloo' movement

Jan 24, 2012
Tomorrow, global leaders will descend on the snow-covered ski town of Davos in Switzerland. Protestors from the Occupy Movement have set up camp there.
Posted In: Occupy, Davos, World Economic Forum

Robert De Niro headlines list of Davos no-shows

Jan 28, 2011
With so many presidents, prime ministers, and billionaires in one place all jostling for the spotlight, it may be more interesting to note who di...
Posted In: Davos, Economy, President Hosni Mubarak, Robert De Niro, Rupert Murdoch, World Economic Forum


Jan 27, 2011
The World Economic Forum is underway in Davos, Switzerland, and already we're hearing from forum participants. A senior executive of Goldman Sachs...
Posted In: bank regulations, credit rating, Davos, FCIC, financial crisis, Goldman Sachs, Japan, mid-day update, S&P

Robin Hood Gets a Davos Invitation

Jan 27, 2011
Guess who French President Nicolas Sarkozy invited to dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos? The take-from-the-rich, give-to-the-poor hero ...
Posted In: david brancaccio, Davos, economy 4.0, nicolas sarkozy, robin hood, tobin tax, World Economic Forum

MID-DAY UPDATE: Corporate tax cuts, world economic forum

Jan 26, 2011
President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union speech last night, and focused on ways the U.S. can remain globally competitive. He said there's...
Posted In: Corporate Tax Cuts, Davos, Education, free markets, mid-day update, Obama, State of the Union