Klaus Regling, managing director of the European Stability Mechanism, says the strategy implemented by the European Union is "showing positive results."» Read More
Wall Street is in its biggest transition since the Great Depression, says James Gorman, Chairman & CEO of Morgan Stanley, sharing perspective on the capital markets and his company's growth strategy. The creditworthiness of the company is back, but the results aren't there yet, says Gorman.
Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global, discusses the future of the media industry and reshaping the way people consume content. My kids don't get off the cable box anymore, says Fries. We're all about the bundle, he adds.
David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, provides insight on the current state of private equity and the company's efforts to allow retail investor access to PE. Why should retail investors not get the benefit of high returns when institutional investors can get them, says Rubenstein.
Government has to get out of the way, says Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO & president, discussing job creation, the state of small business, and immigration reform.
Daniel Arbess, Perella Weinberg Partners, shares his thoughts on where he is seeing the best investment opportunities and the top trades for 2014. This is a stock picker's market, says Arbess. This whole mobile Internet space and the first movers in it are going to be tomorrow's huge winners in the economy.
William Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, provides perspective on the Magnitsky Act and corruption in Russia ahead of the Olympic Games in Sochi. These guys are up to no good, says Browder, Putin can't control anything out there.
The economic machine is nothing more than a transaction, says Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates founder, president & CIO, providing insight on global economic trends. The U.S. is now in the middle of a short-term debt cycle, explains Dalio.
Frits Van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide president & CEO, shares his thoughts on growing global demand in the lodging industry and weighs in on travel trends in 2014. I think we will offer more services and actually lower costs because of technology, says Van Paasschen, explaining how his business model is unlike the airline industry.
CNBC's Joe Kernen hikes up the mountain to check out the highest-altitude brewery in Switzerland.
Arne Sorenson, CEO & President of Marriott International, discusses his hotel's plans for global expansion and creating jobs in the industry.
Mark Bertolini, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Aetna, discusses the government's Medicare program and weighs in on enrollment participation in Obamacare. I think too much is being made of the website, we all have website failures from time to time, Bertolini says.
Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS, says there's still a lot of work to be done in Europe, especially in southern countries and says the ECB should be "more generous."
Brian O'Kelley, CEO and co-founder of online advertising company AppNexus, explains that the company is trying to make mobile ads more efficient than traditional marketing.
Jacob Frenkel, chairman at JP Morgan Chase International, says that unemployment is the key challenge for the U.S. as many have left the labor market altogether.
Martin Gilbert, Aberdeen Asset Management CEO, says that a lot of the negative sentiment on emerging markets is overdone and explains why it was a "tough quarter" for the group.
Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO at ABB, explains that delays regarding one of the group's offshore platforms is behind the profit warning but adds he is "quite optimistic over the medium term."
Julian Roberts, CEO at Old Mutual, says that there are "fantastic" opportunities in Africa and in particular he is focusing on Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya.
Min Zhu, deputy managing director at the IMF, says that he thinks tapering should go "shoulder by shoulder" with US growth.
Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB Group,discusses Ukraine and says that Russia is as attached to it as the U.K. is to Scotland.
Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB Group, explains that Russia is "moving in the right direction", just not as fast as most would like.
The global elite have stumbled on an emerging market sell-off that served as a reminder of the risks the global economy still faces.
Sure there was talk of women's issues at Davos but this female CEO says one of the questions she got asked a lot was: Are you here as a spouse?
Here’s a five-point reality check for why people need to stop bashing Davos as an irrelevant gathering of the elite. By the executive director of Wharton's Risk Management Center.