January 24, 2019 / 8:06 PM / in 6 months

Breakingviews - Viewsroom: Global elite-lite takes Davos downer

By Antony Currie and Jennifer Saba

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Pessimism reigns supreme at the annual gathering in the Swiss Alps thanks to trade wars, the U.S. government shutdown and rising populism. Several major leaders stayed away entirely. The event remains a networker’s dream, but self-awareness and problem-solving are sorely lacking.

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