Business Competition


  • Will Online Tax Level Playing Field?     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, discusses the impact of a tax on brick & mortar stores versus online retailers.

  • Internet Sales Tax Faces Challenges in House     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    A bill which requires retailers to tax online customers is headed to the House, but it faces opposition. Rep. Derek Kilmer, Congressman, (D-WA); and Rep. Steve Daines, (R-MT), discuss the pros and cons of the legislation.

  • Financial Times CEO on Newspapers' Future     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Discussing the business model of the Financial Times, and how mobile has impacted the newspaper industry, with Financial Times Group's CEO John Ridding.

  • Hung Up on Smartphones?     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    A commercial for Microsoft's Windows phone mocks the smartphone war between Apple and Samsung. Jonathan Geller, BGR and Sascha Sagan, PC Magazine Mobile, discuss whether this will work for Microsoft sales, whether tablets might be obsolete in 5 years, and Google's next big product.

  • Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital analyst, weighs in on whether the additional capital will be enough for the retailer to implement its turnaround plan.

  • Apple Bull Gets Cold Feet at Cash Register     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    Long-time Apple fan Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, explains why he changed his mind and did not buy Samsung's Galaxy S4 this weekend.

  • Inside McDonald's Golden Arches     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 9:43 AM ET

    "I think China still's a tremendous growth opportunity," said McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, talking with CNBC's Carl Quintanilla about whether the bird flu scare in China is impacting growth prospects in that country.

  • CNBC's Carl Quintanilla talks with McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, about the company's initiatives to drive sales and improve growth.

  • Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, has the play on the Internet giant, after reporting mixed Q1 results on Thursday.

  • AMD'S Epic Court Battle Ends in Victory     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 6:19 AM ET

    Hector Ruiz, "Slingshot" author, discusses Advanced Micro Devices' antitrust fight with Intel.

  • Facebook's New Competitor?     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Ted Livingston, CEO of Kik, discusses how he was able to acquire 50 million users and raise $19.5 million for his startup company.

  • Netflix Blows Past Estimates and Shares Soar     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 10:02 AM ET

    Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst, takes a look at what's driving the streaming company's profits, and how to play it.

  • What is Apple's Real Worth?     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    Paul Meeks, Saturna Capital analyst, has the long-term play on the tech giant's recent decline, explaining he thinks the company will introduce "enough fresh stuff" to see the "emergence of the growth story."

  • 'I Want My Cash!': Apple Analyst     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 6:32 AM ET

    "I want a company that realizes they have my client's money and can give it back to them," said Ben Reitzes, Barclays analyst, discussing what he hopes to hear from Apple's call after reporting its quarterly results today.

  • BMO Cuts Apple's Price Target to $440     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Keith Bachman, BMO Capital Markets analyst, explains why he thinks Samsung will likely outgrow Apple in the smartphone market this year.

  • Is Apple Worse Than You Think?     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    Dennis Berman, WSJ Marketplace editor & columnist, pulls back the curtain on the tech giant to see what's upsetting the Apple cart, as competition heats up in the tech space.

  • What to Look For in Google's Earnings: Analyst     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, shares his plays on the tech giant, ahead of its numbers, due after the closing bell.

  • PepsiCo Releases Strong Q1 Results     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    Hugh Johnston, CFO at PepsiCo, breaks down the beverage maker's first quarter numbers, and discusses the company's plans to grow profits through emerging markets.

  • Buy Apple Below $400?     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    Is this is a good time to buy shares of the tech giant now that the numbers are coming down? Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, explains why investors need to look at the "product release schedule" before making an investment decision on the stock.

  • Faber Report: Dish Makes Bid For Sprint     Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on the bid for Sprint and the need for additional spectrum.