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  • Pope Francis: Capitalism 'new tyranny' Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 1:38 PM ET
    Pope Francis calls capitalism 'new tyranny'

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that Pope Francis has targeted capitalism in his new papal proclamation, calling unfettered capitalism the "new tyranny."

  • Pope calls unfettered capitalism 'a new tyranny' Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Pope Francis

    In his first major written work, Pope Francis referred to capitalism as "a new tyranny," urging global leaders to fight poverty and inequality.

  • Time for a 'new' capitalism? Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 11:19 AM ET
    Time for a 'new' capitalism?

    Digging into some of the rules of "progressive capitalism," with Cambridge University Chancellor Lord David Sainsbury. He discusses whether he expects pushback on the push for reform.

  • Corruption backlash offers India hope Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    A man counts Indian rupee notes near the Bombay Stock Exchange building.

    Some economists believe India's slowdown may help turn the country away from the corruption and crony capitalism that fueled the recent boom.

  • World's 8 Wealthiest Nations Wrap Up Summit Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    G8 leaders wrap up a two-day meeting in Northern Ireland on Tuesday. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick filed this report.

  • The Great Deformation Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:52 PM ET
    The Great Deformation

    David Stockman, author of "The Great Deformation," shares his "gloomy" outlook for the U.S.

  • China's New Leaders Worry About Entitlements, Too Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 2:50 PM ET
    The Economic Indicators That Matter to China’s Next Premier

    As Washington scrambles to avoid the "fiscal cliff," some leaders of China are committed to never allowing their country to fall into the same financial trap.

  • The Free Market Cure Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 7:56 PM ET
    The Free Market Cure

    Is free market capitalism the best path to prosperity? John Allison, CATO president & CEO, weighs in.

  • Avoiding a Lost Decade Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 10:05 AM ET
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    As the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank meet in Tokyo, Moorad Choudhry, treasurer of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s corporate banking division, warns that Europe and the U.S. must avoid replicating Japan’s “Lost Decade.”

  • Free to Choose: In Defense of the Free Market Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 5:07 AM ET
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    Professor Moorad Choudhry outlines his ultimate rationale for persisting with the free market approach.

  • Does Capitalism Need to Be More Marxist to Survive? Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 6:59 AM ET
    Karl Marx. Around 1880.

    Capitalism has generally come to be seen as diametrically (and dialectically) opposed to Marxism. The truth, as ever, is rather more complex, writes Paul Gambles Managing Partner, MBMG International.

  • Munger, Buffett on 2012 Election Monday, 7 May 2012 | 8:55 AM ET
    Munger, Buffett on 2012 Election

    Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman, and Warren Buffett offer perspective on U.S. politics. "The current economic situation likely points to a close presidential election," Buffett told CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Omaha Gears Up for Berkshire Hathaway Friday, 4 May 2012 | 9:15 AM ET
    Omaha Gears Up for Berkshire Hathaway

    Omaha is getting ready for Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting. CNBC's Becky Quick spoke with Berkshire's Warren Buffett.

  • Ask Warren Buffett | The Transcript Part 8

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, February 27, 2012, for his annual "Ask Warren" three-hour marathon. This is the last part of a transcript of his comments.

  • Ask Warren Buffett | The Transcript Part 7

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, February 27, 2012, for his annual "Ask Warren" three-hour marathon. This is part seven of a transcript of his comments.

  • Ask Warren Buffett | The Transcript Part 6

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, February 27, 2012, for his annual "Ask Warren" three-hour marathon. This is part six of a transcript of his comments.

  • Ask Warren Buffett | The Transcript Part 5

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, February 27, 2012, for his annual "Ask Warren" three-hour marathon. This is part five of a transcript of his comments.

  • Capitalism Evolving in Emerging Markets? Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 6:43 AM ET
    Capitalism Evolving in Emerging Markets?

    A look at how capitalism is evolving across the globe, particularly in emerging markets, with Chris Meyer, Editor, Harvard Business Review.

  • Police Clear ‘Occupy’ Washington, DC, Protest Site Saturday, 4 Feb 2012 | 6:42 PM ET
    A member of Occupy DC is removed by US Park Police after refusing to leave a circle within McPherson Square February 4, 2011 in Washington, DC.

    New York police and sanitation workers cleared Zuccotti Park, where protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement have been camped for nearly two months, in the early morning hours of Tuesday.

  • Banks Set to Double Crisis Loans From ECB Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 1:48 AM ET
    A Euro sign sculpture stands in front of the European Central Bank's (ECB) headquarters.

    European banks are preparing to tap the European Central Bank’s emergency funding scheme for up to twice as much as the ECB supplied in its debut 489 billion euro auction last month, providing further evidence of the sector’s liquidity squeeze. The Financial Times reports.