Davos Diary 3: A Tale of Two Davoses
In which a program full of hope, change, and big ideas is Trumped by hypocrisy and fat cats whining.
Davos Diary 2: Say It Ain’t So, Joe
As Biden delivers his valedictory address at the World Economic Forum, we wonder what might have been.
Xi Jinping, Head of World’s Largest Communist Party, Champions Global Trade
Also, Trump's man in Davos says pulling out of global trade deals will be good for globalism.
Davos Diary: Somehow Trump Doesn’t Seem Too Threatening to the Elites
Day 1 at the World Economic Forum and The Donald is on everyone’s mind — and wallet.
Davos Man Has No Clothes
The World Economic Forum’s annual celebration of global capitalism once represented the inevitable arc of human progress. No longer.
Is America Ready for the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’?
I just finished Klaus Schwab’s new book, "The Fourth Industrial Revolution," and it is worth reading.
Davos Haters Gonna Hate, but It’s Not Going Anywhere
The venerable gabfest remains relevant almost half a century after its birth.
The Truth About Davos
Why it was another disappointing year for the World Economic Forum's big meeting.
Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell
Why the World Economic Forum will talk about many things -- but not human rights in the world’s biggest county.
Davos Diary: The Strange Case of a Missing Chinese Journalist
Does Davos miss one of Its biggest Chinese stars, ensnared in a corruption probe?
Davos Diary: Russia Trying to Derail IMF Talks, Says Ukrainian Official
Finance Minister says Ukraine is moving forward, despite war.
Still Waiting for Davos Woman
The Alpine retreat is both absurd and worthy -- but can't achieve its goals as long as it is primarily a guy thing.
Davos Diary: Iran Sends a Smaller Delegation to Davos
After trying to throw the doors wide for investors last year, Iranian representatives lie low this year.
Davos Diary: Merkel: Time for Europe to Do Its Homework
European countries need to do the work to make their economies more competitive, despite new stimulus from the central bank.
Davos Diary: Huawei’s Reclusive Founder Wants You to Know Just How Useless He Is
The world's largest telecommunications company's CEO spoke at Davos about how useless and ignorant he has been throughout his career.
Davos Diary: Should Kim Jong Un Score an Invitation to Davos?
The business and political elites in Davos say yes.
Davos Diary: Ukraine’s New Leader Struggles to Woo Foreign Investors
Businessman-turned-president gets tepid welcome as he tries to rally political and economic support and fight “Ukraine Fatigue."
Strong Dollar Clouds Forecast at Davos
As the financial world’s elite gathers to discuss what’s in store for 2015’s global economy, a problem could be festering in emerging markets.
Why the World Isn’t Flat
Globalization has bound people, countries, and markets closer than ever, rendering national borders relics of a bygone era -- or so we're told. But a close look at the data reveals a world that's just a fraction as integrated as the one we thought we knew. In fact, more than 90 percent of all phone calls, Web traffic, and investment is local. What’s more, even this small level of globalization could still slip away.