As business and political leaders gather in Davos this week, those weary of the palaver on trade alliances, mergers and charity initiatives can stop by the Congress Centre on Thursday morning. There, Goldie Hawn will expound on the benefits of meditation.
Laura Tyson, an economics professor at the University of California at Berkeley and a member of President Barack Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, talks about the June U.S. employment report released today, the economy and fiscal policy.
President Barack Obama , focusing on ways to spur economic growth with less than two months to the congressional elections, will urge Congress to permanently extend and expand a research and development tax credit for businesses.
The world is moving toward greater equality between men and women, with Iceland keeping its lead in a ranking of 134 nations and the U.S. climbing into the top 20, according to a report by the World Economic Forum.
The White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness is planning meetings in Oregon and Texas with local business leaders to discuss ways to increase jobs and deal with shortages in some areas, such as engineering.