The under-representation of women at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos has been one of the more obvious elephants in the room.
Lord Turner, the former head of UK banking watchdog, has sparked controversy by warning taxpayer money will still need to be used to fund bank bailouts across Europe.
Most of the talk at Davos focuses on what happens outside the doors of the World Economic Forum. CNBC'S Jeff Cox fears he spent too much time inside.
Governments should be looking to cut taxes as a fragile euro zone recovery begins to take hold, the president of the ECB tells Davos delegates.
Foreign investment in Mexico doubled last year to $28 billion thanks to wide-ranging reforms to the economy. Up next: privatizing the energy industry.
Despite the United States' boom in oil production, the world is still dependent on the Middle East for oil and gas reserves.
Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, has "zero confidence" in Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's ability to seal a nuclear deal.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has told CNBC that although Europe's economy has turned the corner, it is not yet out of crisis.
Edward Snowden, the contractor at the center of the NSA controversy, deserves credit for starting a debate, Eric Schmidt told CNBC on Friday.
The Goldman Sachs CEO also says the U.S. economy won't exceed the high side of expectations because the bar has been risen.
Sir Richard Branson says there will be a global currency—whether its bitcoin or something else—that will "take on Jamie Dimon and the other banks."
Business and political opinion-makers made the most of the third and final day of business at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Russia's economy is growing too slowly, the country's deputy minister of economic development admitted to CNBC on Friday.
Stopping overpopulation is one way the dangers of climate change can be mitigated, according to two of the most prominent believers in global warming.
Larry Summers, the former U.S. Treasury Secretary and Harvard President, thinks the U.S. economic recovery is disappointing.
The U.S. and Russia need to better understand each other because Vladimir Putin is becoming "more aggressive abroad," George Soros says.
Bank of America, the Gates Foundation and others will donate money to (RED) for every download of a U2 song during the Super Bowl halftime show.
The U.S.'s entire healthcare system needs to change, said Stefano Pessina, the non-executive director of Walgreens.
Executives and officials say relatively moderate inflation, high infrastructure spending and digital developments are a boon; though many challenges remain.
Belarus' exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said she has no hope that she will receive a fair trial.
Philanthropist and entertainer will.i.am said on Thursday that he would not change his past and the values he learnt from his family and community as a child.
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The Workforce Wire provides news and information on what employers and executives are doing to adapt to the ever-changing workplace.
More than ever, the hope for a sustainable world has gained traction among the next generation of businesses, policymakers and investors. CNBC’s Sustainable Future focuses on how smart investments, new ideas and tech innovation can generate commerce — and a world — with staying power.
China's Politburo said Friday that it would continue to implement "proactive" fiscal policies and "prudent" monetary policies next year.
The announcement is the latest move in Saudi Arabia's aggressive campaign to attract international investment and headcount to the kingdom.
An EU wealth tax and the "end of capitalism" in the U.S. are just some of the "outrageous predictions" put forward by Saxo Bank in a report published Tuesday.