The global elite have stumbled on an emerging market sell-off that served as a reminder of the risks the global economy still faces. » Read More
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.
As the United States and China compete to dominate artificial intelligence technology, the two countries could end up each running 50 percent of the internet in the future.
In 2009, Damon teamed up with Gary White to launch Water.org, a charity dedicated to delivering safe water and sanitation to everyone.
At 84, Goodall continues to raise awareness surrounding wildlife, and travels some 300 days a year.
Executives reflect on their own “Make or Break” moments, sharing how they have made key decisions, who they turn to for advice and what they would have done differently.
Rising Risks looks at the real estate impact of rising tides and increasingly extreme weather.
A look at 50 private companies set to reshape the business landscape.
Trade tensions between the U.S. and China stalled a global recovery and are continuing to endanger investment and growth, the secretary general of the OECD warned Monday.
The German trade surplus is stifling the economic growth in the rest of Europe, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
France manages to provide universal coverage to its residents while spending half as much as the U.S. does. Here's how.