• Wall Street is in its biggest transition since the Great Depression, says James Gorman, Chairman & CEO of Morgan Stanley, sharing perspective on the capital markets and his company's growth strategy. The creditworthiness of the company is back, but the results aren't there yet, says Gorman.

  • Liberty's media metamorphosis     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 8:13 AM ET

    Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global, discusses the future of the media industry and reshaping the way people consume content. My kids don't get off the cable box anymore, says Fries. We're all about the bundle, he adds.

  • Deal buzz at Davos     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, provides insight on the current state of private equity and the company's efforts to allow retail investor access to PE. Why should retail investors not get the benefit of high returns when institutional investors can get them, says Rubenstein.

  • Spotlight on the economic recovery     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Government has to get out of the way, says Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO & president, discussing job creation, the state of small business, and immigration reform.

  • This is a year for security selection: Arbess     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Daniel Arbess, Perella Weinberg Partners, shares his thoughts on where he is seeing the best investment opportunities and the top trades for 2014. This is a stock picker's market, says Arbess. This whole mobile Internet space and the first movers in it are going to be tomorrow's huge winners in the economy.

  • William Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, provides perspective on the Magnitsky Act and corruption in Russia ahead of the Olympic Games in Sochi. These guys are up to no good, says Browder, Putin can't control anything out there.

  • How the economic machine works: Dalio     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    The economic machine is nothing more than a transaction, says Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates founder, president & CIO, providing insight on global economic trends. The U.S. is now in the middle of a short-term debt cycle, explains Dalio.

  • Starwood expansion story on a tear     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Frits Van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide president & CEO, shares his thoughts on growing global demand in the lodging industry and weighs in on travel trends in 2014. I think we will offer more services and actually lower costs because of technology, says Van Paasschen, explaining how his business model is unlike the airline industry.

  • CNBC's Joe Kernen hikes up the mountain to check out the highest-altitude brewery in Switzerland.

  • Marriott acquires South Africa's Protea     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:22 AM ET

    Arne Sorenson, CEO & President of Marriott International, discusses his hotel's plans for global expansion and creating jobs in the industry.

  • Medicare Advantage is too big now: Aetna CEO     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    Mark Bertolini, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Aetna, discusses the government's Medicare program and weighs in on enrollment participation in Obamacare. I think too much is being made of the website, we all have website failures from time to time, Bertolini says.

  • 'ECB needs to be more generous': IHS     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS, says there's still a lot of work to be done in Europe, especially in southern countries and says the ECB should be "more generous."

  • Mobile is the future of advertising: CEO     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Brian O'Kelley, CEO and co-founder of online advertising company AppNexus, explains that the company is trying to make mobile ads more efficient than traditional marketing.

  • Is US unemployment is 'structural issue'?     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Jacob Frenkel, chairman at JP Morgan Chase International, says that unemployment is the key challenge for the U.S. as many have left the labor market altogether.

  • Aberdeen bullish on EM: CEO     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Martin Gilbert, Aberdeen Asset Management CEO, says that a lot of the negative sentiment on emerging markets is overdone and explains why it was a "tough quarter" for the group.

  • ABB's profit warning is operational: CEO     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO at ABB, explains that delays regarding one of the group's offshore platforms is behind the profit warning but adds he is "quite optimistic over the medium term."

  • 'Fantastic opportunities' in Africa: Pro     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Julian Roberts, CEO at Old Mutual, says that there are "fantastic" opportunities in Africa and in particular he is focusing on Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya.

  • IMF's Min Zhu on Fed tapering     Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Min Zhu, deputy managing director at the IMF, says that he thinks tapering should go "shoulder by shoulder" with US growth.

  • UK has Scotland, Russia has Ukraine: VTB CEO     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 4:25 AM ET

    Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB Group,discusses Ukraine and says that Russia is as attached to it as the U.K. is to Scotland.

  • Russia has 'ambitious targets': VTB CEO     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 4:15 AM ET

    Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB Group, explains that Russia is "moving in the right direction", just not as fast as most would like.

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