Davos - World Economic Forum


  • Merkel Says Europe Must Persist With Reforms Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 9:40 AM ET
    Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged European nations to continue the economic reforms they have begun and argued that the debt crisis offered an opportunity for the bloc to become more competitive.

  • Pick Your Own Tax Rate     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC guests vote for the optimal top rate of income tax.

  • UK’s Osborne: Wrong to Abandon Austerity Plan Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 9:19 AM ET

    Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne has defended his government's austerity program, a day after the International Monetary Fund said the U.K. government should ease up on austerity.

  • Siemens CEO on Investing in US Energy     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin talks with Peter Loscher, Siemens AG President & CEO, about his plans to invest in energy in the United States. "We are ready to participate in the energy agenda, of course," Loscher said.

  • Irish PM: Bailout Conditions 'Unfair' Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:14 AM ET
    Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny.

    The borrowing terms and conditions that were imposed on Ireland after it applied for financial aid were unfair according to Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, as the country didn't receive the same deal as Greece.

  • Why Countries Must Compete: Dow CEO     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:04 AM ET

    Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical president, chairman & CEO, discusses how businesses can invest, innovate and prosper among growing global competition.

  • Money in US Will Shift to More Risk: Dalio     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates founder & CIO, discusses how political policy impacts markets, and explains how the economic machine works.

  • CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin talks with hedge fund manager Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates founder & CIO, about Europe's economic state and where he sees the next big economic move.

  • Heating Up in Davos.. the Outlook For Europe     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    A look at the hot topics of conversation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • When in Davos.... Andrew Tries Skiing     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin attempts cross-country skiing with a little help from an Olympian.

  • Investing in Frontier Markets     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 6:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin talks with Dambisa Moyo, author and economist, at the World Economic Forum about which sectors are poised to earn superior risk-adjusted returns.

  • 2013 to Be a Reasonably Good Year: Renault-Nissan CEO Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 2:41 AM ET

    Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has told CNBC that 2013 will be a reasonably good year for the automaker and that excluding the slowdown in Europe it will be a "good year".

  • CEOs 'Struggle for Survival'     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    As top executives and world leaders meet at the Congress Center in Davos, Switzerland, during the 2013 Economic Forum, the Hong-Kong-based Crossroads Foundation is hoping to teach those very leaders about real life problems impacting some of the poorest areas in the world.

  • Dimon: Economy Could Boom With Grand Bargain Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 5:15 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon listens during a panel discussion on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

    If Washington can reach a grand bargain to fix its fiscal problems, the U.S. economy could boom, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon told CNBC on Wednesday in Davos.

  • Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America

    If the recent global economic crisis taught us anything, it is that the world can be a better place when we collaborate to address the challenges of our connected globe, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said.

  • IMF's Lagarde: I'm Optimistic About Europe Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 1:47 PM ET
    Christine Lagarde at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    The European economy faces multiple challenges, but there is reason to be optimistic, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told delegates at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday.

  • Davos Bound, Into the 'Bubble' Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 1:04 PM ET
    Traffic and pedestrians walk down the main thoroughfare in Davos, Switzerland.

    Getting from the airport to the temporary economic mecca of the world can take up to three hours.

  • Italy Has Regained Respect: Mario Monti Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 12:43 PM ET
    Mario Monti, Prime Minister of Italy speaks at Special Address 'Leading against the Odds' 'at the Annual Meeting 2013 of the World Economic Forum.

    Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti defended his track record in leading Italy through the European financial crisis and told delegates at Davos that the country had regained credibility in the eyes of investors.

  • Budget Deficit Not Our Only Deficit: Lawrence Summers Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 12:30 PM ET
    Larry Summers

    Lawrence Summers told delegates at the World Economic Forum that the U.S. was right to focus on its budget deficit, but should also make the most of "negligible" long term interest rates to improve healthcare and education.

  • Morgan Stanley 'Confident' About Its New Direction: CEO Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    James Gorman, CEO, Morgan Stanley

    Morgan Stanley hopes to buy the rest of the Smith Barney business this year as it continues to re-position its business, CEO James Gorman told CNBC.