Joseph Stiglitz

  • Rare growth-linked debt could work for Greece Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 12:09 PM ET

    *Greece's euro zone partners may not have same problems. LONDON, Feb 6- Greece's proposal to swap debt held by its euro zone creditors for bonds with payments linked to economic growth got a cool reception in European capitals this week, with one official calling it a "new trick" to a haircut. But a growing number of economists say that it could be the right method to...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 9- A majority of Argentina's creditors are opposed to their bonds being moved to a new jurisdiction under a government proposal that would sidestep a U.S. court ruling that toppled it into default, the country's economy minister said on Tuesday.

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Wednesday Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:02 AM ET
    Characters from the game Candy Crush on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in honor of the mobile gaming company King holding its initial public offering at the NYSE on March 26, 2014 in New York City.

    Happy Wednesday. We now return to our regularly scheduled program of spring.

  • Joseph Stiglitz: US needs fiscal stimulus  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz weighs in on the disappointing US jobs report in an interview with CNBC TV's 18 Latha Venkatesh.

  • George Soros, founder of Soros Fund Management LLC

    "Germany did the minimum that was necessary to preserve the euro... And that is what maintained the crisis conditions," business magnate George Soros said.

  • Oct 24- Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz chided U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for not seriously addressing the troubled U.S. housing market during the recent series of presidential debates.

  • Wal-Mart ordered to double S.Africa fund to $23 mln Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:41 AM ET

    JOHANNESBURG, Oct 9- A South African court on Tuesday ordered the local unit of Wal-Mart to double a planned fund for small suppliers to $23 million, ending more than a year of legal wrangling over its entry into Africa.

  • Banks Risk Distorting Our Democracy: Stiglitz Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 8:07 AM ET
    Joseph Stiglitz

    Under-regulated and over-powerful banks weaken the global economy and lead to higher inequality, Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz told CNBC.

  • The American Dream Is Now a Myth: Joseph Stiglitz Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:33 AM ET
    Joseph Stiglitz

    Once seen as the land of opportunity, the U.S. today is grappling with rising inequality and a political system that benefits the rich at the expense of others, resulting in lower growth and risking the death of the American dream, according to Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz.