Economic Theory Capitalism

  • Pope not thinking about benefactors: Greenberg

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg, Simon Hobbs, Seema Mody and CNBC contributor Greg Ip discuss Pope Francis' criticism on capitalism and high salaries.

  • Pope expounds on capitalist criticism

    In his first message for the Roman Catholic Church's World Day of Peace, Pope Francis attacked mega-salaries and gigantic bonuses, saying they were symptoms of an economy based on greed and inequality.

  • 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 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?

    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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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

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

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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.”

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    Professor Moorad Choudhry outlines his ultimate rationale for persisting with the free market approach.

  • 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

    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

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

  • Larry Lindsey Talks Tax Fairness

    Larry Lindsey, The Lindsey Group president & CEO, offers his view on the "Buffett rule."

  • Florida Governor on Lowering Taxes

    If you want jobs to grow, you better make sure your state has the lowest taxes, faster permitting, less regulation, and less litigation, says Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL), who says states like Florida and Texas, will make it very difficult for everyone else.

  • Santelli Exchange: The Fed & the Stimulus

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses whether a stimulus or a subsidy in corporate tax rates would be a better plan to boost the economy.

  • 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.