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Petrobras CEO Resigns

Reports this morning that Pedro Parente, CEO of Brazilian oil company Petrobras, has resigned have.

Berkshire May Be Preparing to Make an Investment in GE

Rumors have been swirling over the previous two days that Berkshire Hathaway may be in.

The Countries Leading 2018’s Global Economic Growth

Preliminary estimates peg 2017 global GDP growth at 3.0%, which is up from 2.4% in.

Watch President Trump’s Full Speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos

The following is a transcript of the President’s remarks in Davos, Switzerland on January 26,.

Larry Kudlow on JFK, Reagan, Tax Cuts, and the Fed

Larry Kudlow, a Senior Contributor to CNBC and former Associate Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget in the Reagan administration, talks about a new book he co-wrote with Brian Domitrovic, “JFK and the Kennedy Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity,” as well as the odds we see tax reform passed and the future of the Federal Reserve.

A Friendship that Shaped Modern Thought: Dennis Rasmussen on David Hume and Adam Smith

Dennis Rasmussen, of Tufts, discusses his new book The Infidel and the Professor, which examines the friendship between David Hume and Adam Smith and how it changed our perception of truth and the world.

The Inventions that Transformed Society: A Conversation with Tim Harford

The author and Financial Times columnist discusses his new book “Fifty Inventions that Shaped the Modern Economy” as well as the pace of productivity growth today, the impact of Brexit on the UK economy, and the astonishing success of his book and column “The Undercover Economist.”

The Case for a More Humanistic Economics: A Conversation with Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro on Cents and Sensibility

Could economics be improved by incorporating the best lessons of literature? Northwestern’s Morton Schapiro and Gary Saul Morson discuss a dialogue between the disciplines.

Is the Federal Reserve Bad for America?: A Conversation with Danielle DiMartino Booth

Danielle DiMartino Booth is a global thought leader on monetary policy and economics. She is the author.

The Retreat of Western Liberalism: A Conversation with Edward Luce

Edward Luce is the Washington bureau chief and widely-read commentator for the Financial Times, which.