Davos - World Economic Forum


  • Jury still out on legal pot: Colorado governor Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    Gov. John Hickenlooper at the 2015 WEF in Davos Switzerland.

    States around the U.S. should be cautious when considering the legalization of marijuana, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper tells CNBC.

  • Lew: Strong US dollar is 'good for the world' Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 8:40 AM ET
    Jack Lew at Davos, January 23, 2015

    As global central banks make moves to weaken their currencies, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC a stronger U.S. dollar is good for everyone.

  • Soros: ECB QE means inequality and asset bubbles Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 7:40 AM ET
    George Soros

    Billionaire investor has given a damning verdict on the launch of the European Central Bank's trillion-euro quantitative easing program.

  • GM's Barra: No long term impact of low gas prices Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:55 AM ET
    General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra

    General Motors isn't changing anything in the long term because of lower gas prices, CEO Mary Barra tells CNBC in Davos.

  • Falling oil? I worry more about terror: Norway PM Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:52 AM ET

    Norway may be Europe's biggest oil exporter, but its premier is less concerned about energy prices than security issues around terrorism and Russia.

  • German finance minister to Greece: We support you Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:34 AM ET

    Ahead of this weekend's key election, Germany's Wolfgang Schaueble denies he has started preparations for a Greece euro zone exit.

  • GFI bidding war: 'We're gonna win it'  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 5:50 AM ET

    At Davos, Howard Lutnick, chairman & CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, talks about the bidding war for GFI Management.

  • Oil demand is still strong  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 5:40 AM ET

    At Davos, Hendrik du Toit, CEO of Investec Asset Management Ltd discusses Saudi Arabia and his own predictions when it comes to oil prices.

  • BGC CEO: 'We love volatility!'  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 5:40 AM ET

    At Davos, Howard Lutnick, chairman & CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, says that "volatility is a friend for BGC" as it at least moves the market.

  • Think 2014 was bad for hacking? Worse is to come Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 5:37 AM ET

    Cisco CEO John Chambers has warned that 2015 will be a worse year for hack attacks on businesses in a world of internet connected devices.

  • Norway PM: We can tolerate oil volatility  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 5:20 AM ET

    Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, says the country can handle changing oil prices.

  • GM CEO: Expect exciting new products  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 5:10 AM ET

    At Davos, Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors talks about "exciting new products" in the European markets and the future of self-drive cars.

  • GM's Barra: We're seizing opportunities  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET

    Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, says the oil price drop doesn't affect the company in the long-term, and that it's going to "respond to what the consumers want".

  • GM's Barra: The recall crisis was tough  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET

    Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, talks about the company's global recalls and discusses how it had a personal impact on her last year.

  • Will ECB QE spur American-style growth?  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:50 AM ET

    At Davos, Christian Clausen, CEO of Nordea, discusses whether quantitative easing in Europe will feed into the real economy.

  • As Russia's economic woes continue, there are fears for the stability of Russia's financial system.

  • Big tech predictions by 2020  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:40 AM ET

    Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson says the next five years will see the "revolution of technology" with 85 percent of world population with 3G or 4G coverage and 90 percent of people above the age of six having a mobile phone.

  • China slowdown: 'Real challenge lies ahead'  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    At Davos, Yichen Zhang, chairman & CEO of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited, discusses China's economic slowdown, saying the "real challenge" for government is Chinese corporate debt.

  • Risk of turbulence in Spain?  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Luis de Guindos, finance minister of Spain, says that upcoming elections will not bring turbulence, adding that the Spanish people respect that "political stability is a value."

  • We were right on 'big and strong' QE: ECB's Coeure Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:21 AM ET
    Benoit Coeure

    Even before the ECB’s decision to launch a quantitative easing program was announced on Thursday, it was controversial.