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

    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

    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.

  • Greenspan: Battle for Capitalism 'Far From Won' Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 4:53 AM ET
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  • Seven Ways to Fix the System’s Flaws Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 2:53 AM ET

    Three years ago, when the worst financial and economic crisis since the 1930s gripped the global economy, the Financial Times published a series on “the future of capitalism”. Now, after a feeble recovery in the high-income countries, it has run a series on “capitalism in crisis”. Things seem to be worse, the Financial Times reports.

  • Is Capitalism Broken? Larry Summers Explains  Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    Larry Summers, Harvard University professor and former Treasury Secretary, wrote in an Op-Ed in the Financial Times that America's current woes call for "smart reinvention not destruction."

  • Occupy Protesters Seek to Shut West Coast Ports Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 7:53 AM ET

    Anti-Wall Street protesters up and down the West Coast are joining an effort to blockade some of the nation's busiest ports from Anchorage to San Diego.

  • NYPD Clears Zuccotti Park, Dumps Protesters' Tents Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 7:10 AM ET
    Demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' continue their protest at Zuccotti Park in New York on November 4, 2011.

    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.

  • Don't Blame Capitalism - Blame Selfish Prats Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 12:44 AM ET
    Student demonstrators carry banners as they march against cuts in tuition funding in London on November 9, 2011. Thousands of students headed to London on November 9 to march against cuts to higher education funding, as a huge police operation sought to head off any repeat of violent protests one year ago.  AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

    If we’re not to blame capitalism for the current wave of dissatisfaction, who are we to blame? Selfish prats. They can be found across the political spectrum and in all socio-economic groups. They make poor decisions and screw stuff up for everyone else.

  • London Protesters Camping, but What Are They Saying? Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 6:09 AM ET
    A London demonstrator vents anger at bankers while standing near St. Paul's Cathedral. "Occupy" protestors, as they're known in the United States and United Kingdom, concern themselves primarily with what they see as the domination of society by interests within financial institutions and corporations.

    It’s getting colder in London. We had a lingering summer, but that is over. Not such a great time to be on the streets for any longer than you have to. The central heating goes on and the thick duvet is very welcome.

  • Is Solyndra a Scandal?  Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    Debating whether the Obama administration ignored repeated warnings about the clean energy loan program, with James Pethokoukis, Reuters BreakingViews; Rep. Tim Murphy, (R-PA), and Julian Epstein, Law Media Group CEO.

  • World Facing 'Crisis of Capitalism': Economist Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 2:11 AM ET

    Following the economic and market "bungee jump" out of the 2009 abyss, one economist is warning that we face a "once-in-a-lifetime crisis of capitalism" and "Deficit Attention Disorder."

  • At Wednesday's CNBC-sponsored Delivering Alpha investor conference in New York, a wide swath of experts will converge to talk about how to survive and thrive in such a difficult environment.

  • Is Nouriel Roubini a Communist? Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 3:30 PM ET
    Nouriel Roubini & Karl Marx

    Karl Marx, meet your 21st century acolyte: Nouriel Roubini.

  • Thomas Hoenig

    Thomas Hoenig just crushed the arguments against breaking up the biggest banks.