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  • Helping Haiti Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 2:53 PM ET

    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.

  • Doom No More: Roubini's New Nickname Revealed Tuesday, 2 Feb 2010 | 6:52 PM ET

    Readers and viewers weigh in on their choices for a new nickname for Noriel Roubini.

  • Google Goes Mobile Tuesday, 2 Feb 2010 | 3:57 PM ET

    Maria Bartiromo caught up with Google's President of Global Sales Operations & Business Development Nikesh Arora at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting.

  • Vaccinating The World Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 4:01 PM ET
    Davos, Switzerland

    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.

  • Ghosn Drives Toward Growth Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 2:35 PM ET

    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.

  • How Critical Is the Fed’s Independence? Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 2:22 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    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.

  • My Rotten Apple Mistake Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 11:36 AM ET
    Apple CEO, Steve Jobs
  • Vote on Dr. Doom's New Nickname Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 9:12 AM ET
  • Trains and Takeaways from Davos Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 5:21 AM ET
    Davos, Switzerland

    There was an agreement that banking regulation and reform was important, but no real plans on what to do.

  • In Davos, Regulators Tell Bankers New Rules Coming Saturday, 30 Jan 2010 | 8:23 AM ET
    Government Regulation

    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 CEO: Profitability Not a Long-Term Concern Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 3:32 PM ET

    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.

  • Quick: Bernanke Backers in Davos Thursday, 28 Jan 2010 | 10:12 AM ET

    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.

  • Soros: 'China The Great Winner' Thursday, 28 Jan 2010 | 9:31 AM ET
    George Soros

    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.

  • Bragging Rights Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 6:00 AM ET

    Davos is hot - figuratively, of course. Literally it's below zero here. But Davos isn't the hottest show around.

  • Lost In Translation Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 3:34 PM ET

    The Davos conference is truly a global event. Inevitably some things get lost in translation. This invitation I received has to be one of them.

  • Plane Spotting Davos Style Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 2:12 PM ET

    Finding out who is Davos begins on the plane on the way here. Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the publisher of The New York Times, sat behind me.

  • Why Latvia’s Economic Recovery Program Works Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 10:41 AM ET
    Valdis Zatlers, president of Latvia

    We have taken the difficult measures needed—in public administration, health care, and education—and will prove the skeptics wrong.

  • Davos 2010: Something Old, Something New Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 8:33 AM ET

    One of the key themes at Davos this year is restoring and rebuilding confidence. Given how the financial crisis wreaked havoc with people's trust in business institutions and faith in the capitalistic system, business and political leaders here have their work cut out for them.