DAVOS DISPATCH: What observers were saying on Twitter from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Word from the WEF: Davos in tweets
I always confuse the DAVOS WEF summit with a DAVROS summit. I keep expecting Daleks to announce world domination!
It is not a G7 world; it is not a G20 world; it is a G0 world without global leadership and international co-operation.
Nouriel Roubini, the noted US economist known as "Doctor Doom"
Why Davos (really) is suspiciously like an old boys club for fatcats, plutocrats, and their assorted cronies.
Umar Haique, blogger
In what universe can Davos be more interesting than riots on the streets of Cairo after Tunisia just overthrew its government?
What I love about these Davos topics is they are so magnificently vague and general.
The gorilla in the room is the US budget deficit. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like that will get dealt with until after the US general election.
Martin Sorrell, the chief executive of WPP Group, the UK advertising agency
In 10 years the economies of the emerging world will be in excess to $20 trillion, which is equal to the US economy.
Azim Premji, the chairman of India's Wipro
Every uncertainty in the world has to do with Chinese politics.
Arturo Bries, professor of finance at the IMD business school in Lausanne