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By: Erwann Michel-Kerjan, executive director of the Wharton School's Risk Management Center
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A key theme at Davos was competitiveness between the US and Europe. And it was calibrated on one axis: energy, says Dan Yergin.
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.
CNBC recaps what the world's political and leaders discussed when they convened at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week.
Explorer Mike Horn shares what he learned from attempting to climb to the summit of K2 three times.
A day ahead of the project to plant, restore, or conserve 1 trillion trees, President Trump formally backed the initiative, despite his longstanding skepticism of climate change.
Walt Disney, McDonald's, MGM Resorts and other U.S. companies are temporarily shutting down in China as the outbreak of the coronavirus continues.
Oil prices slumped to multi-month lows on Monday, with traders concerned about demand growth as the coronavirus spreads globally.
Investors have been spooked by the spread of the Chinese coronavirus, with stock markets around the globe sharply lower on Monday.