Today's Balance Sheet: The conference in Davos is no laughing matter, but apparently Federal Open Market Committee meetings were.
Jan 23, 2012
Thousands of the world’s business and political leaders are all heading to Davos, Switzerland—the home of Thomas Mann's fictional sanatorium—for this year’s five-day World Economic Forum. The euro crisis will be a dominant theme of the conference and Angela Merkel will serve as the keynote speaker. The conference comes as public confidence in world leaders' ability to fix the economic crisis hits a new low.