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  • Davos in 60 seconds Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil Han explains what is happening at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 60 seconds.

  • Too much unprecedented change, too few leaders Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Too much unprecedented change, too few leaders

    The World Economic Forum will see a flurry of world leaders; however Rajeev Vasudeva, CEO of Egon, says that there is a "shortage of leaders" to deal with the today's complex problems and many are "failing."

  • PetroChina workers at the site of an oil well in Xinjiang, China.

    Oil prices may be the buzzword of the moment, but what will be people in the sector be talking about in the future? CNBC looks at some possibilities.

  • Still shocked by SNB move: WEF founder Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:45 AM ET
    Still shocked by SNB move: WEF founder

    Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, says he is "shocked" by the Swiss National Bank's decision to remove the Swiss franc's euro peg.

  • Time not right for Putin to attend Davos: WEF founder Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:30 AM ET
    Time not right for Putin to attend Davos: WEF founder

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was invited to Davos but is not attending, Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum said, adding that he hopes the meeting will help resolve the crisis with Ukraine.

  • How to get a winning company, with winning talent Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:23 AM ET
    College vs. vocational training

    An appropriately educated workforce is, of course, the crucial raw material for business, but what else helps the company workforce?

  • It’s snow joke! Davos meets amid global turmoil Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:21 AM ET
    Davos, Switzerland

    The World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos, however one strategist sees "trouble ahead," with factors like Islamic terrorism posing a threat.

  • Face to Face: Arianna Huffington and Paulo Coelho Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    Andrew Ross Sorkin, Arianna Huffington and Paulo Coelho at Davos

    This year, CNBC teamed up with Facebook to bring together some of the smartest minds at Davos to answer your questions.

  • The role of a CEO is changing Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    The role of a CEO is changing

    Ahead of the World Economic Forum, CNBC asks how has the role of the CEO is changing. Andrew White, associate dean for executive education at Saïd Business School, discusses his findings.

  • Richest 1% may own half of global wealth by 2016 Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 7:21 AM ET

    The wealth of the world's richest 1 percent could overtake that of the other 99 percent, Oxfam said ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

  • Davos: More women in 2015–but don’t get excited Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 7:02 AM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    There will be more women at this year’s meeting of the global business elite in Davos, after a controversial fall in female attendance in 2014.

  • Global conflict is world’s top threat: Davos Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 8:15 AM ET
    Pro-Russian activists seized the main administration building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

    Conflicts that impact whole regions are the biggest threat to world stability in 2015, the World Economic Forum warned on Thursday.

  • The world’s biggest risks in 2015 Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 8:14 AM ET
    Pro-Russian separatists ride on top of a tank near the town of Krasnyi Luch in Lugansk region, eastern Ukraine, on October 28, 2014.

    Just a week to go until Davos, and the World Economic Forum has released its list of top global risks facing the world.

  • Error or terror: Controlling emerging technology Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 6:04 AM ET
    Hacker cyber crime

    Ahead of Davos 2015, CNBC talks tech. The advances in science have propelled economic and societal development throughout history.

  • WEF: How are oil prices a risk? Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    WEF: How are oil prices a risk?

    Ahead of Davos 2015, Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says that emerging market financial crises and the dramatic fall in the price of oil should be eyed as risks in 2015.

  • WEF: 'Geopolitical and societal risks' dominate 2015 Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    WEF: 'Geopolitical and societal risks' dominate 2015

    Ahead of 2015's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the forum has released its 2015 global risk report. John Drzik, president of global risk and specialities at Marsh, says there will be a shift from economic risks to geopolitical and societal risks in 2015.