CNBC's Squawk Box team—market watchers Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin—speak out on what they expect to hear from economic, political and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, which kicks off Jan. 22. Exhibiting their American verve, they hope the agenda will include discussions on the turnaround in the U.S. and European economies, ways to reduce youth unemployment and the outlook for business in 2014. Look out, pundits, Kernen—who admits he's "an ugly American"—is talking up the U.S. again. Even Quick admits: "It's still the best neighborhood on the block."
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