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  • Obama Meets With Business Leaders on Economy Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 11:22 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Obama used his talks with business leaders to keep up a lobbying campaign for passage of his economic plan, which could be the signature domestic initiative of his first term as he struggles to deal with the worst financial crisis in decades.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 10:06 AM ET

    President Barack Obama's $825 billion package is headed toward passing in a sharply divided House of Representatives on Wednesday.

  • What Should Obama Do With The Auto Makers – Your Emails Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 9:37 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    I asked the questions, and you told me in no uncertain terms what you think the President should do with the auto makers. Your reasons for each answer varied, and there were some you disagreed on more than others. With that said, let me give you a sense of some answers.

  • Futures Hold On To Big Gains Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 9:22 AM ET

    Futures have been holding impressive gains overnight, on top of a three-day gain, as markets are expecting news on several fronts.

  • Time for Burger King to Cater Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 9:08 AM ET

    If an army travels on its stomach, it's not surprising that the Davos army can be drawn by scents of comestibles.

  • Infosys CEO Wants Innovation, More Veggie Options Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 7:39 AM ET

    Infosys CEO Kris Gopalakrishnan is guest blogging for CNBC.com at WEF. Here are some of his thoughts he related to us as the event gets underway, including what he hopes to see from the sessions, what his company discloses on banks and what he hopes to see at the buffet table.

  • Not Gloom, but 'Now What?': Alcatel-Lucent CEO Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 7:33 AM ET

    Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen is guest blogging for CNBC.com. Here are some of his thoughts related to us on the first day at Davos, including the shift from chit-chat to note- taking, the presence of Russia and China and if executives really travel here touting cost cuts.

  • Alcatel-Lucent Talks about What to Expect from WEF Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 7:18 AM ET

    "If Davos wouldn't be there we'd have to invent it, given the circumstances we're in," Ben Verwaayen, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, told CNBC.com.

  • Stocks Could Drop 20%, No Safe Haven: Dr. Doom Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 5:18 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini, RGE Monitor

    US and global stocks are still likely to fall because the corporate and economic news will be worse than expected, Nouriel Roubini, RGE Monitor Chairman, told CNBC in Davos.

  • The Sunny(er) Side Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 5:04 AM ET

    Mostly, it's a pretty gloomy outlook here. But sometimes, you hear from those who have a sunnier disposition, at least relatively speaking.

  • "The US Banking System is Insolvent": Dr. Doom Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 4:36 AM ET

    That was the opinion of economist Nouriel Roubini, of RGE Monitor, who was one of the first people to predict the housing crisis, speaking to "Squawk Box Europe" this morning.

  • Faces Of Davos: Martin Sorrell Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 3:46 PM ET

    We caught up with the head of WPP on his way to dinner. Check out his hat.

  • More Layoffs Announced—Is Your Firm On the List? Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 2:22 PM ET

    More companies announced layoffs on Tuesday as the employment picture continued to dim.

  • Yahoo's Bartz Prepares To Meet The Street Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 11:41 AM ET
    Yahoo CEO, Carol Bartz

    Yahoo investors are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best, but those hopes are dim for any good news after the bell tonight when the company reports its fourth quarter earnings.

  • Lessons On The Fast Lane Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 11:16 AM ET

    Among the things I learned from covering Davos last year is that the press badge makes the journalist, not the clothing. What's more, be prepared to run, stay warm and stay on your feet.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 11:09 AM ET

    President Barack Obama visits  Capitol Hill Tuesday to try to build momentum for an $825 billion package he says is urgently needed to keep the U.S. economy from sinking into an even deeper recession.

  • Busch: Good Things Come in Threes? Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 10:54 AM ET

    The big news overnight was the floating of a trial balloon by the Japanese government to buy shares in firms as part of a scheme to supply liquidity to the corporate sector.

  • Nasdaq-OMX Talks about What to Expect from WEF Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 10:03 AM ET

    "It is a wonderful opportunity for policy makers, for public and private to get together in one location and really talk and discuss what we can do, not just on a national basis but on an international global basis," Robert Greifeld, CEO of Nasdaq-OMX Group, said ahead of WEF.

  • Hope In The Numbers Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 9:30 AM ET

    After yesterday's depressing results, it's pleasant to see a number of companies beat or coming in in-line with expectations; even guidance is not horrible today.

  • More Miles, Less Pollution: Hope Versus Reality Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 9:21 AM ET

    I hear it all the time. "Those guys know how to build a car that can get 50 MPG, but they just don't want to."

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