Davos - World Economic Forum


  • The world needs better leadership in order to combat worsening global inequality, the CEO of salesforce.com warned on Saturday.

  • Bono and Bill Gates go #FacetoFace to talk about fighting AIDS and making a difference

    These men are on a mission. Bono and Bill Gates are on a quest to fight AIDS and they’re using their influence to change the world. As part of our ‪#‎FacetoFace series, a collaboration between CNBC and Facebook, they sat down with Becky Quick to talk about how they’re spreading their message, making a difference and who influenced them along the way.

  • An employee of the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) looks at 25 January 2005 the Gathering Center No.15 of al-Rawdatain field, 100 kms north of Kuwait City.

    As oil prices wallow at lows not seen for more than decade, petroleum-exporting countries in the Middle East are looking to reform their economies.

  • Gary Parr, Lazard interviewed in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2016.

    Lazard's Gary Parr tells CNBC investors will see gains in 2016, despite the horrid start of the year.

  • Ted Bailey, co-founder and CEO of Dataminr

    Despite its problems, Twitter is one of the "most significant companies of the century," says Ted Bailey, chief executive of Dataminr.

  • Mining in outer space with Planetary Resources

    Planetary Resources’ co-chairman and co-founder, Eric Anderson explains how the company wants to expand Earth’s resource space and let humanity to become multi-planetary.

  • The official theme of this year's WEF has been the Fourth Industrial Revolution, yet union boss Philip Jennings said it's not yielding any jobs.

  • Highlights from Davos

    The "Squawk Box" crew share a recap of their week at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland where they spoke to an number of legendary investors and top CEOs.

  • Huffington vs Trump

    Arianna Huffington explains why she thinks the media should stop covering Donald Trump like a "conventional presidential candidate." And will.i.am, singer-songwriter, shares his thoughts on how voters can make sure their voice counts.

  • Opening of Iran is very positive: Georgia PM

    Georgia’s prime minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili discusses the Iran nuclear deal and how it was a “big success” for both Iran and other countries.

  • Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan speaks to CNBC's Julia Chatterley on the sidelines of the European House-Ambrosetti Forum.

    The rout in Italian banks stocks is due to a misunderstanding of the euro zone’s post-financial crisis regulatory regime says Italy's finance minister.

  • John Green and Freida Pinto go #FacetoFace at Davos

    What happened when best-selling author John Green and actress/activist Freida Pinto got together in ‪#‎Davos? They answered your questions, of course! As part of our ‪#‎FacetoFace series, a collaboration between CNBC and Facebook, this inspiring, creative pair talked about social media's impact on society, what makes them tick and gave us insight into the issues that are most important to them today.

  • Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente

    Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson says a free market for prescription drugs doesn't exist in the United States.

  • The rise of the fourth industrial revolution

    The “fourth industrial revolution” will have the biggest impact on the labor market, says Philip Jennings, UNI Global Union’s general secretary.

  • Russia needs to honor the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia, the country's prime minister told CNBC on Friday.

  • Fintech

    A large number of banks will disappear over the next few years as a result of digital disruption, a European banking chief has warned.

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