As for Sweden's Anders Borg, he is quite simply the hippest finance minister in Davos and likely the world. His all-black Johnny Cash outfit of black sport coat, black shirt (no tie), black jeans and black boots was punctuated by a pony tail, wide-rimmed glasses and a gold earring.
Given the clout that Google still has in tech and the broad economy — and the eccentricities of its founders — I'm thinking Google Car. A fleet of electric vehicles that can map your journey and answer search queries suddenly replacing the Big Three.
Moody's credit rating agency warned Ireland on Friday it was in danger of losing its prized AAA sovereign debt rating if public finances were badly hit by banking sector woes and a worsening recession.
CNBC.com's coverage of The World Economic Forum has enjoyed three high-profile business leaders as contributors this week. Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen, Infosys CEO Kris Gopalakrishnan and Nasdaq OMX CEO Robert Greifeld have all added their perspectives on Davos to our Heard in Davos blog.
The severity of the economic crisis means that it’s more important now than ever for business leaders, governmental leaders and regulators to work together, Nasdaq OMX CEO Bob Greifeld told CNBC in his video blog from the World Economic Forum in Davos.
GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.
Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 7:23 AM ET
Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke challenges Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank of India governor on his views about monetary policies, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 5:40 PM ET
Jonathan Geller, BGR president and editor-in-chief, weighs in on the specifications for Amazon's newly announced 3-D smartphone.