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April 12, 2010
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Ted Turner: “Take Better Care of the World”

The bold entrepreneur who founded CNN now wants to stop global warming, encourage energy conservation, and stem population growth.
April 1, 2010
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Michael Spence: Ongoing Growth Needs Global Financial Regulation

The economist says the resilience of developing nations during the world economic crisis is encouraging, but long-term growth needs a global strategy.
January 1, 2010
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Carlos Ghosn: Electric Cars Are Alive and Well

The CEO of Nissan says the forthcoming Leaf will be key to his company's zero-emissions future.
January 1, 2010
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John Wolfensohn: "There Will Be a Monumental Shift of Economic Power"

The former World Bank president says that, in the next 40 years, today's leading countries will go from having 80% of the world's income to 35%.
October 1, 2009
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Cost of Reducing CO2 Emissions Could Plunge

A study says the financial impact of regulating coal-fired power plants under a cap-and-trade system will be much less than previously projected.
May 1, 2009
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Top Bottling Exec: "There's Still a Lot of Room for Local Breweries"

Jose Antonio Fernandez, head of the largest bottler in Latin America, explains the "Most Interesting Man" ads and other competitive strategies.
April 1, 2009
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Credit Default Swap Clearing Plan Won't Work

A finance professor explores a regulation of credit default swaps.
March 1, 2009
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Turning on The Light For Customers on Tiny Incomes

Two Stanford GSB alums explain their D.light Design venture, a company specializing in affordable off-grid lighting.
October 1, 2008
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Why Developing Countries Should Open Their Markets to Foreign Capital

A new study of 18 nations shows manufacturing wages and productivity skyrocket after an infusion of foreign capital.
February 1, 2008
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2008 Principal Investment Conference

The Volatility Will Continue; Fasten Your Financial Seatbelts, Barrack Says