Mehmet Simsek, finance minister of Turkey, says further easing by the European Central Bank will help the country's economy.» Read More
Greece announced Sunday a long-delayed rescue package that will require years of painful fiscal belt-tightening, but the deal probably will not defuse the potential threats to other European countries, The New York Times reports.
Speculators have begun to zero in on another small member of Europe’s troubled monetary zone, the New York Times reported, highlighting the same economic flaw that brought Greece to the verge of insolvency.
When renowned economist Nouriel Roubini said he wanted a new nickname because "Dr. Doom" was coming across a bit too negative, CNBC.com users duly stepped in to help the New York University Professor and chose "Roubini the Realist" as his new handle.
New York University Professor and economist Nouriel Roubini's preferred nickname is close to the one CNBC.com readers chose for him.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and UN Special Envoy to Haiti made a big push for immediate aid and sustained investment to assist the Caribbean country. Since the devastating earthquake struck the poor nation in January 12th, the death toll estimated at 170,000 and one million left homeless.
Readers and viewers weigh in on their choices for a new nickname for Noriel Roubini.
Maria Bartiromo caught up with Google's President of Global Sales Operations & Business Development Nikesh Arora at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting.
The headlines at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos were dominated by banking regulation and reform, the shape of the recovery and Greece's Euro crisis. But it wasn't all about government, business and the economy, Bill and Melinda Gates announced that their foundation was committing $10B over the next 10 years to help research, develop and deliver vaccines for the world's poorest countries.
Automakers around the world have found some stabilization after trying to stabilize in 2009 in which the industry saw big players die, merge and shrink. But Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is optimistic, believing the sector will see gradual growth in the new year in every market except Europe.
There are some who blame the Fed for missing warnings signs leading up to the financial crisis; others have said the Fed caused the crisis with its “easy-money” policies.
There was an agreement that banking regulation and reform was important, but no real plans on what to do.
Government regulators from the U.S. and Europe laid out their financial reform plans Saturday before a skeptical banking industry, asking financiers for input but adamant that change was coming with or without their support.
Citigroup may have some credit worries in the near-term, but profitability is not a concern on any long-term basis, Vikram Pandit, CEO of Citigroup, told CNBC.
Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, called climate change "an economic agenda rather than a green agenda [that] needs to be explained more clearly that this is about energy security and jobs going in a different direction.”
Ronald Williams says any such change in regulation won't increase accessibility or lower costs.
Ben Bernanke is the buzz on everyone's lips and has the support of some big names here in the Alps. Here's what one said.
Billionaire financier George Soros has often been looked as an authority on where global market stands. Soros sat down with Bartiromo for a look at the U.S. economy, China and more importantly, where investors can find opportunities.
Davos is hot - figuratively, of course. Literally it's below zero here. But Davos isn't the hottest show around.