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Her's what the JPMorgan Chase boss has to say about the bank bank concept and the lending environment.
We're in the midst of preparing a CNBC-sponsored debate program from WEF, "No Way Back", so here's a sneak peek at what the the all-star panel had to say.
CNBC.com's coverage of The World Economic Forum has enjoyed three high-profile business leaders as contributors this week. Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen, Infosys CEO Kris Gopalakrishnan and Nasdaq OMX CEO Robert Greifeld have all added their perspectives on Davos to our Heard in Davos blog.
Want to be a star at WEF? Storm out of a panel, the Congress Center, Davos and Switzerland altogether.
The severity of the economic crisis means that it’s more important now than ever for business leaders, governmental leaders and regulators to work together, Nasdaq OMX CEO Bob Greifeld told CNBC in his video blog from the World Economic Forum in Davos.
It's not just what's heard, it's what's seen at the security check lines at Davos.
Yeah, right. Actually, the working sessions and panels are better attended than any conference I've ever seen.
What turns blue even though it's in the red? The answer today: a banker at Davos.
What's the remedy for Bono-fatigue? The world's foremost martial arts action movie star--Jet Li.
The Chinese economy will stage a "quick rebound" of economic growth, but the US has a tougher job, facing the loss of $1 trillion in consumption, Zhu Min, executive vice president of Bank of China, told CNBC.com.
"If it looks like a bank and quacks like a bank, we've got to capitalize it as a bank," FSA Chairman Lord Adair Turner tells CNBC.
Turns out the pedometer does not send your step count back to some centralized database. Which means my bonanza score of 22,000 steps is gone!!!
The mood is more serious that last year, but not more somber. A few intense discussions were drawing in participants from around the center in between session, although the requisite numbers were propped up at the Plenary Bar--a notable meeting spot.
Joe's pee smells after he eats asparagus. That's what he announced to me, and the rest of the world, on Squawk this morning.
If an army travels on its stomach, it's not surprising that the Davos army can be drawn by scents of comestibles.
Infosys CEO Kris Gopalakrishnan is guest blogging for CNBC.com at WEF. Here are some of his thoughts he related to us as the event gets underway, including what he hopes to see from the sessions, what his company discloses on banks and what he hopes to see at the buffet table.
Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen is guest blogging for CNBC.com. Here are some of his thoughts related to us on the first day at Davos, including the shift from chit-chat to note- taking, the presence of Russia and China and if executives really travel here touting cost cuts.
"If Davos wouldn't be there we'd have to invent it, given the circumstances we're in," Ben Verwaayen, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, told CNBC.com.
Mostly, it's a pretty gloomy outlook here. But sometimes, you hear from those who have a sunnier disposition, at least relatively speaking.