Davos in desert: smiles, glitz, hidden name cards

Wall Street titans smiled and schmoozed at a Saudi investment conference widely shunned last year over a critic’s murder, but with wariness lingering some delegates kept their name cards discreetly out of sight. Thousands of policy-makers and executives from over 30 countries packed into Riyadh’s Ritz-Carlton hotel, bedecked with frescoed ceilings and glittering chandeliers, for the three-day […]