World Economic Forum


Participants in the World Economic Forum's annual meeting gather Wedneday in Davos, Switzerland.

The true biography of 'Davos Man'

Jan 21, 2015
Both epithet and symbol, "Davos Man" personifies global elite at economic forum.
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Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech at last year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Resurgent U.S. economy to star at global summit

Jan 19, 2015
Is U.S. "the single engine" driving world economy or winning a "least ugly contest"?
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A bright new day at the World Economic Forum

Jan 22, 2014
The World Economic Forum, the winter gathering of the powerful, kicks off today in the Alpine town of Davos, Switzerland.
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The Davos World Economic Forum: A lot of 'hot air'?

Jan 21, 2014
The World Economic Forum opens tomorrow in Davos, Switzerland. The big-name event draws reverent commentary-- and "a lot of bloviating"
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Stressed out by the Davos World Economic Forum?

Jan 21, 2014
Try meditating with Goldie Hawn.
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Inequality on the docket at World Economic Forum in Davos

Jan 21, 2014
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum kicks off this week, in Davos, Switzerland. This year, one of the items on the agenda is inequality.
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Quiz: How does the U.S. stack up to other countries in competitiveness?

Aug 14, 2013
In which category does the U.S. rank first in the Global Competitiveness Report?
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Humming the happy music in Davos

Jan 28, 2013
Economists and business leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos share notes of optimism. Many say the event was the most upbeat economic gathering in the Swiss ski resort since the financial crisis began in 2007.
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Hilton CEO digs deep into foreign markets at Davos

Jan 24, 2013
Some of the attendees at Davos are there doing big business. And Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta has a free place to stay.
Posted In: World Economic Forum, Hilton, hotels

Davos Economic Forum draws powerful and skeptical

Jan 23, 2013
As the world's political and business elite gather for the annual economic forum in Davos, Switzerland, some skeptics question the value of the event.
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