DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Business leaders gathering for their annual high-profile networking forum in Davos are feeling a bit better about their companies’ prospects and a lot more so about the broader economic outlook.
But they still have a long list of worries.
Half a decade on from a financial crisis that brought the world economy to the brink, the immediate threats to corporate profits are receding and chief executives are encouraged by a brightening outlook in both the United States and Europe.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Trust in governments
worldwide took a dive last year with Washington’s reputation a
notable casualty as President Barack Obama grappled with a
budget showdown, the Snowden spying crisis and the botched
rollout of “Obamacare”.
Just 37 percent of college-educated adults told the Edelman
Trust Barometer that they trusted the U.S. government – 16
points down on a year earlier and seven points below the global