EghtesadOnline: Davos may have been expecting Donald Trump the flamethrower on Friday. Instead it got Donald Trump the salesman.
EghtesadOnline: The global elites have rediscovered their animal spirits. As the World Economic Forum drew to a close in the Swiss ski resort, the overarching mood of the executives, policy makers and investors was that their economies are in fine shape and that stock markets have every reason to extend their run.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump’s top economic advisers set the stage for the rollout of his "America First" manifesto on the world stage.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump may be volatile, controversial and prone to counterproductive fits of spontaneous self-expression. So far, though, the top decision-makers in commerce admit he hasn’t been bad for business.
EghtesadOnline: If things seem too good to be true in the global economy, they probably are. That’s according to some of the investors, Nobel laureates and academics attending the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which kicks off on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: The word in Davos: Ignore the tweets. Executives gathered in the Swiss resort for the World Economic Forum this week keep repeating, like a soothing mantra, that Donald Trump is at heart a pragmatist who will avoid trade wars and regulations that make it harder to do business.
EghtesadOnline: Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines.
EghtesadOnline: Globalization is good. That's the message leaders of developing countries want to send from the Davos forum to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: A strengthening dollar and a "race to the bottom" on taxes, deregulation and trade policy are the major risks to an otherwise brightening global economy, financial leaders said on the final day of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
EghtesadOnline: The investors and executives who throng Davos every January are many things. But above all, they’re rich. And they’re starting to see plenty of opportunities to stay that way under Donald Trump.