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WSJ.com Video: Microsoft's Bill Gates Pushes "Creative Capitalism" in Davos

In his speech yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates talked about a new form of capitalism, which he called “creative capitalism.”

By that, one of the world’s richest men said the market had to find a way to help poorer countries in new and more benevolent ways.

Obviously, it is a complicated and controversial issue that Gates is likely to turn his attention to much more, especially after he steps away from his day-to-day job at the software giant this summer.

Here’s the video:


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