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  • 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.

  • Central Banks May Face Race To Hike Interest Rates Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 7:24 AM ET

    Monetary policy will be a hot topic at conference, where participants will no doubt be debating who first, how much and when.

  • Davos 2010: Who Will Pay the Piper? Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 7:23 AM ET

    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.

  • Davos Can Create New Momentum for Change Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 7:21 AM ET
    Alcatel-Lucent Chief Executive Ben Verwaayen

    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. 

  • In Governance, Prevention is Better than Cure Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 7:21 AM ET
    Infosys Technologies CEO Kris Gopalakris

    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.

  • Don't Look to Europe, The U.S Needs Rehab Capitalism Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 7:20 AM ET
    Edmund S. Phelps, Vickar Professor of Political Economy at Columbia University.

    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.

  • Where In the World Are We? Monday, 25 Jan 2010 | 12:46 PM ET

    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.

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