Snow, Trump set to besiege World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland is being overwhelmed by the biggest snowfall in 10 years and President Trump’s ‘America First’ agenda, the latter threatening to turn the annual event into the geopolitical version of ‘The Apprentice.’


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Red letter week: ECB, BOJ, GDP – and DT in Davos

Central bank watchers will tune into the latest monetary policy signals at ECB and BoJ meetings this week. But as David Pollard reports, it’s also a week of the first PMI readings for 2018, key GDP releases in the UK and US, and Donald Trump in Davos.


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Google teams up with China's Tencent

Alphabet’s Google signed a patent licensing deal with Tencent as it looks to expand in China where many of its products are blocked by regulators. Aleksandra Michalska reports.


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Wall Street cuts bonuses

Some traders at the largest Wall Street banks are about to get big, fat zeroes for bonuses while they watch markets thrive. Aleksandra Michalska reports.


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Schlumberger's revenue spurts higher

A rise in drilling by shale producers drove Schlumberger’s revenue 15 percent higher in the latest quarter. But as Fred Katayama reports, its loss widened as the oilfield services provider took charges.


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