Davos - World Economic Forum


  • WPP's Martin Sorrell: Very bullish on Russia     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:41 AM ET

    Speaking to CNBC live at the World Economic Forum., Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, explains why he's positive on Eastern Europe.

  • Ronaldo: Brazil World Cup will be 'best ever'     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgewick spoke to former international football player Ronaldo at the World Economic Form in Davos about Brazil's upcoming World Cup.

  • John Studzinsk, global head of Blackstone Advisory Partners, says that Davos discussions will need to go beyond the world economy and focus on issues relating to unemployment, the working poor and emerging nationalism in Europe.

  • Fundamental problems remain in Europe: Pro     Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Mark Malloch-Brown Chairman of EMEA at FTI Consulting, says that despite last year's discussion at Davos on a more competitive Europe, the fundamental problems remain -- and because of this politicians will be punished in upcoming elections.

  • Jobs, hot button topic at Davos     Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Jean-Pierre Rosso, World Economic Forum USA chair, provides a preview of what's likely to top the agenda of the world's top leaders when they meet in Switzerland next week. The role of education is significant here, says Rosso.

  • China must crack down on illegal mining: Lynas     Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:32 PM ET

    Nicholas Curtis, Chairman of Lynas Corp says China's crackdown on illegal rare earth mining is a welcome and important step in helping rebalance the industry.

  • US must reduce its corporate tax rate: EY     Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 10:43 PM ET

    Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman & CEO at EY says a lower corporate tax rate is an important step for the United States in light of the crack down on tax havens.

  • Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director and CEO for Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, talks about plans for growth in Myanmar, a country where 70% of the population is living in rural areas.

  • Anton Corro, Country Manager of Thailand and Myanmar at MasterCard tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he expects the Myanmar banking sector to expand in the next 3-5 years.

  • CNBC Exclusive: AirAsia's Ancillary Expansion     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 10:50 PM ET

    Tony Fernandes, CEO of Air Asia and co-chair of the WEF on East Asia speaks exclusively to CNBC's Cash Flow about AirAsia's high hopes for ancillary airline services.

  • Switzerland Votes to Limit Exec Pay     Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 4:31 PM ET

    Tom Curran, Peckar & Abramson, and Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Office, discuss whether new Swiss caps on pay are good or bad for the markets.

  • Mrs. Moneypenny's Power Purse     Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 6:41 AM ET

    Mrs. Moneypenny, Financial Times columnist, discusses her escapes in Davos, Switzerland, and provides career advice that could take you straight to the top.

  • What CEOs Want From Washington     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    The Business Roundtable is out with a big call to action today, providing a blueprint for DC to help get the economy moving. John Engler, president at the Business Roundtable, weighs in.

  • Feds Investigate Menendez?     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    The plot thickens tonight in the case of an unconfirmed sex scandal involving New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez. David Martosko, Executive Editor at the Daily Caller, weighs in.

  • Nassim Taleb: The Ghost of Davos Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 5:38 PM ET
    Davos, Switzerland

    Chatting about fragility on Power Lunch.

  • Amid the increasingly crowded space of social media and social commerce businesses, what does it take to stay on top and stand out in the tech startup arena? Brand loyalty and exclusive products, said one Silicon Valley executive to CNBC.

  • Davos: Was the Mood Too Good to Be True? Saturday, 26 Jan 2013 | 12:36 PM ET
    Axel Weber

    Business leaders and policymakers cautioned against complacency amid optimism that the euro zone is emerging from the crisis.

  • 'Circular Economy' Promises Billions: Advocate Saturday, 26 Jan 2013 | 10:40 AM ET
    Dame Ellen McCarthur

    Corporations are leaving billions on the table by failing to follow that old crunchy-granola practice: Recycling.

  • Worst Not Over for Europe Yet: Canada Bank Official Saturday, 26 Jan 2013 | 10:38 AM ET
    Incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney

    Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney warned against an emerging consensus among delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the worst of the euro zone debt crisis was over.

  • Cheap Energy Luring Manufacturing Back to the US Saturday, 26 Jan 2013 | 3:20 AM ET
    FILE -- A  May 28, 2008 file photo shows the Dow Chemical Co. industrial site is seen in Midland, Mich.  Dow Chemical Co.‘s second-quarter net income fell 34 percent as weaker demand led to lower prices, the company reported Thursday July 26, 2012.   (AP Photo/Steven Simpkins, file)

    Corporate chieftains gathered in Davos, Switzerland this week see reason to be optimistic that the shale boom can re-industrialize the US economy and drive not only U.S. but also global growth.

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