World Economic Forum


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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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.
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Occupy movement hits World Economic Forum

Jan 24, 2012
Occupy protesters are camping out in igloos outside of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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Davos and The Missing Link

Jan 31, 2011
Like any decent meal, Econ 4.0 this time around presents an appetizer followed by a main course....
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, joseph stiglitz, 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

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

A costly ticket to the World Economic Forum

Jan 25, 2011
This final note today, courtesy of Andrew Ross Sorkin and the Dealbook blog in the New York Times. The World Economic Forum's about to start over...
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