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Heard in Davos 2011: Dispatches from the Conference

  Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 12:26 AM ET

Davos 2011 - World Economic Forum

The 2011 World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos. »Read more
  Saturday, 29 Jan 2011 | 10:38 AM ET

Heard In Davos: Looking Down On Egypt

Posted By: Kim Khan

The WEF's annual meeting doesn't officially end until late Saturday with a gala, but the morning feels like most cities after a big festival.

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  Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 12:02 PM ET

The Egyptian Elephant in Davos

Posted By: Kim Khan

The Egyptian military entered the streets of Cairo amid protests , but in Davos, Switzerland the annual meeting World Economic Forum kept its focus on the big economies.

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  Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

A Themeless Davos

Posted By: Kim Khan

Want to stump Davos participants? Ask them what the big theme is this year.

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  Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 4:28 AM ET

Winding Road of Davos Conversation

Posted By: Kim Khan

While most conversations in WEF start off paying homage to the E of economics, delegates get burned out quickly. By Thursday afternoon, talk of markets and finance can take a back seat.

I approached Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson with an eye to asking him about his latest book. "Civilization: The West and the Rest" is an examination of 600 years of history and how the West managed to dominate. A fascinating topic.

The big take away? He's glad he's finished writing it and the proofs are out and now he lives more normally.

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  Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 10:44 AM ET

Bring Back the Mosh Pit, Say Some In Davos

Posted By: Kim Khan

As I blogged earlier, there was a major extension of the WEF Congress Center. A newer, grand hallway, lots more room downstairs, a bigger media center and the addition of a "health bar" that just seems to have smoothies on offer.

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  Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 4:50 AM ET

The Economy, Any Way You Slice It

Posted By: Kim Khan

Pizza has a big place in the Davos diet. At almost every bar and restaurant in the town it's on the menu and the CNBC team practically lives on it during the WEF. It's quick, filling and, depending on the toppings, can provide a nutritional boost.

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  Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 3:35 AM ET

Drinking Up Davos With Coca-Cola

Maria Bartiromo kicked off her global coverage with one of the most recognized franchises in the world, Coca-Cola.

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  Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 3:29 AM ET

Thursday: Need to Know

Posted By: Kim Khan

The United States continues to be the major conversation point at a World Economic Forum lacking a definitive major issue.

While the outlook for the US in Davos has been fairly bullish, the Federal Reserve said that it is cautious on the outlook for growthand will continue its bond-buying program.

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  Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 3:40 PM ET

Dealing With Debt in Davos

Posted By: Lulu Chiang

Sovereign debt is taking Davos by storm. Global leaders here are zeroing in on debt solutions to ensure growth and prosperity for the road ahead.

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