Davos - World Economic Forum


  • Pin the Tail on the Donkey – CEO-Style Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    What's the most appropriate tax rate for the highest earners?

  • Latest Buzz From Davos     Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports on the latest news coming out of Davos, Switzerland, at the World Economic Forum; including comments from the ECB's Mario Draghi; the IMF's Christine Lagarde; and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.

  • 8 Major Tech Predictions For 2013     Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 6:36 AM ET

    "Brand loyalty is very weak on the Internet," said Michael Fertik, Reputation.com, discussing what investors can expect to see from the tech world this year, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • Soros Warns of Currency Wars: Davos     Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin and Steve Liesman reports the latest detail on an "upbeat speech" from Mario Draghi and comments from George Soros from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  • ECB's Draghi: Economic Activity Is Stabilizing Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 4:51 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Friday that financial markets are experiencing "relative tranquility" at the start of this year and all the indices point to a substantial improvement of financing conditions.

  • Christine Lagarde at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said global uncertainties, including the euro zone debt crisis and the U.S. fiscal negotiations, are continuing to weigh on growth.

  • Davos Gets Social Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 5:17 PM ET
    The Social Buzz screen at the Davos WEF lounge.

    You don't have to attend Davos to know who's making news on the ground. The culprit? Social media.

  • Interest Rates Could Spike This Year: Soros Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 4:34 PM ET
    George Soros, founder of Soros Fund Management LLC

    Rates will rise dramatically as soon as there are clear signs the US economy is picking up, billionaire financier George Soros said in an interview at Davos.

  • The Hottest Trades From Davos     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital reveals how some of the world's biggest investors are playing their bets, including the trade on Apple and Research in Motion. And, a currency trade on the euro/U.S. dollar, with Andy Busch, The Busch Update editor-in-chief.

  • Dow Chemical CEO: Energy Growth a 'Game Changer' Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 12:12 PM ET

    The U.S. energy complex including the growth of natural-gas drilling is "a game changer" that could contribute to global economic growth and promote jobs, Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris told CNBC.

  • World Markets Trending Up: ING     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    "We see markets all over the world getting better," says Jan Hommen, CEO of ING Group.

  • Young Advertising Executives on 2013     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    David Jones, CEO of Havas tells CNBC he believes 2013 will be slightly better than last year, while Europe continues to remain the biggest risk.

  • Swiss Re Chief: Govs Must Manage Risk Better     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Michel Lies, CEO of reinsurer Swiss Re says authorities in both developed and developing countries still have considerable risk management work to do.

  • BAC CEO on Outperforming the Competition     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo sits down with Brian Moynihan, President & CEO, Bank of America, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss how the company managed to rise among its financial peers and post a twenty percent gain in the past three months.

  • Work Still Needed to Heal Banks: BIS     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Work to improve the banking sector's health is still incomplete, says Jaime Caruana, general manager at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

  • A Promising Winter Season for Davos? Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    Davos, Switzerland

    Despite economic uncertainty still facing much of the world, this winter season the area has seen an increase in visitors.

  • Leaders at Davos Put Spotlight on Europe's Biggest Burden Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    Business leaders, politicians and labor organizations warned on Thursday that urgent action needs to be taken to prevent Europe's youth from becoming a lost generation, a development which could have severe social consequences.

  • 2013 Will Trump 2012: Infosys Chair     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Kris Gopalakrishnan co-chairman of Infosys, says macroeconomic prospects are better this year because there is less chance of the euro zone disintegrating, among other reasons.

  • Investors Ready to Put Cash in Market This Year: Dalio Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:14 AM ET
    Ray Dalio

    Hedge fund titan Ray Dalio told CNBC that 2013 is likely going to be the year that investors start to move money out of large cash positions.

  • Harvard University Professor Lawrence (Larry) Summers says the U.S. should take advantage of "negligible" long term interest rates to improve healthcare and education.