Survey: We Don't Trust Global Business Leaders to Tell the Truth

Public trust in business, government and media leaders and has fallen in the wake of financial and political scandals, a new global survey reveals. Among the most glaring results: Fewer than 1 in 5 of us trust business leaders to tell the public the truth.

What Investors Should Expect After Davos 2011

When columnist and venture capitalist Peter Cohan read the dispatches from last week's World Economic Forum in Davos, two things caught his eye: First, the elite are exuberant, and second, they're annoyed by the idea that they should create societal value. Here's what both those ideas mean for investors.

What Dealmakers Are Saying at Davos

Just a year ago, private equity was frozen amid fear that the global economic system would fall into the abyss. While the world avoided that worst-case scenario and growth hasn't exactly roared back, the world economy is perking up -- and so is dealmaking.