Seconds out - final round


It's been a gruelling week of depressing chat in Davos, and like a punch-drunk boxer I'll be returning to the congress centre for the closing stages on Saturday - and later party away the night with a mug of hot cocoa and 50 Shades of Grey (some light reading after Economics for Dummies).

This content was published on January 25, 2013 - 19:12

The crystal ball will come out tomorrow with esteemed panels of heavyweights telling us the Global Economic Outlook and The Global Agenda 2013. We'll see how much of that turns out to be right next January.

Before that, WEF regular George Soros - a hedge fund veteran renowned for bringing national economies to their knees - will inform us how to rebalance society. Bet short, perhaps?

I then expect to be presented with a "Fat Invoice", the charming subtitle of Saturday's open forum public debate on the war against obesity.

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