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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.
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.
We have taken the difficult measures needed—in public administration, health care, and education—and will prove the skeptics wrong.
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.
Monetary policy will be a hot topic at conference, where participants will no doubt be debating who first, how much and when.
President Barack Obama may have just spiced up the debate about global banking regulation, but the prospects for success for the president’s latest initiative remain mired in the challenge of a combative Congress and a fierce Wall Street lobby.
At this year’s Davos, I think it is important we enter this meeting with the idea of change. There are plenty of signs of change, but we are still struggling with how to deal with it. In some cases, we are in complete denial.
The global financial crisis, at its heart, has turned out to be a crisis of values and trust. At the grass roots level, people feel that corporations, driven by individual and/or organizational greed and the pursuit of profit, will stop at nothing to achieve these goals – even at the risk of bringing down entire global economic systems.
A year ago, the opinion makers at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos were so riveted by fears of global warming that they paid little attention to another threat. Not this year.
With the world becoming a smaller and increasingly connected place, investors, businesses and governments must think “globally” more than ever before. That is one reason more than 2,500 leaders from business, government and society are gathering in Davos, Switzerland, this week for the 40th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.
I know the secret to success. It begins with an empty inbox for your email.
The end of Davos reminds me of when we had sleepovers as kids. You'd try and stay awake long past your normal bedtime and by the end you'd tend to crack up over anything.
A 'bad bank' is necessary, but major banks still have to be taken over and gutted, Ken Rogoff told CNBC.com in Davos.
Given the clout that Google still has in tech and the broad economy — and the eccentricities of its founders — I'm thinking Google Car. A fleet of electric vehicles that can map your journey and answer search queries suddenly replacing the Big Three.
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.