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free market

n.
An economic market in which supply and demand are not regulated or are regulated with only minor restrictions.

free market

n
(Economics)
a. an economic system that allows supply and demand to regulate prices, wages, etc, rather than government policy
b. (as modifier): a free-market economy.

free′ mar′ket


n.
an economic market regulated by the forces of supply and demand.
[1905–10]

free market

Trade which flows freely between countries without barriers such as tariffs and quotas.
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Fukuyama agreed, pointing out that "we are definitely moving toward a multi-polar world" the world is reverting to a former political state where "poles between free-market capitalism and communism is dead".
They contend that the vision of free-market capitalism needs to be changed to restore its sense of responsibility to multiple stakeholders and society, resulting in greater profits in the future, supporting society, and re-creating a viable middle class.
At the other end, no country had ever taken a full free-market approach-not even the United States, often considered the bastion of free-market capitalism.
The second story line is the comparison of medical care in a socialized system compared with care under free-market capitalism.
The two central components of that transformation were free-market capitalism and politicized religion, both of which, he argues, changed the course of history.
Insufficiently regulated free-market capitalism prompted the financial crisis of 2009 and the Great Recession, yet a political system dominated by wealthy special interests appears unable to take the necessary action to prevent the nightmare from happening again.
He demolishes the widely held view that free-market capitalism spreads the wealth around and is the great bulwark for the defense of individual liberties and freedoms.
If free-market capitalism is capable of sending a rich person to space then it can surely do a little bit more to help those at the bottom of the economic ladder"- London mayor Boris Johnson (pictured), saying he passionately supports the Living Wage.
Now it's just free-market capitalism and big money is coming in because they have an advantage.
has a $15 trillion economy, free-market capitalism and democracy, China has state capitalism, a GDP of $8.
It is also an argument that can be given added credence by the failure of the larger political parties to acknowledge the fault-lines in a global, free-market capitalism.
Mason, an economics editor for the BBC, considers how the near collapse of free-market capitalism in last few years has sparked revolutions around the world.