Business Competition


  • How to Play Microsoft's Earnings Miss  Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 10:05 AM ET

    A look at Windows 8 and whether it will be a game changer for Microsoft, with Richard Sherlund, Nomura Securities. Also, Sherlund explains why he has a "Buy" rating on the stock and $37 price target.

  • Manufacturing: The End of Cheap China Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 10:01 AM ET

    What do soaring Chinese wages mean for global manufacturing?

  • Vanquishing Software Viruses and Maybe Your Rivals Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:04 PM ET

    The startup  Bromium is taking a completely new approach to  security software, using virtualization technology. But will it shake up the $60 billion market?

  • Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:03 PM ET

    The video game industry is under attack, with both established and new players chasing a variety of disparate technologies and strategies that might yield a winning combination.

  • Top 10 Disruptors Empowering Consumers Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:02 PM ET

    Every now and then, a product or business comes along that manages to shift the paradigm, completely reshaping the way consumers interact with goods and services. Such disruption, though, often comes at the expense of established businesses – and even entire industries.

  • Disruptors Reinventing the Retail Marketplace Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:02 PM ET

    While there’s been an explosion of apps and websites bringing retail online, the latest wave of innovation is focused on bringing mobile technology into brick-and-mortar retailers.

  • Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.

  • Eyeing Google's Q3 Earnings  Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    Benjamin Schachter, Macquarie Securities analyst, provides a preview of the tech giant's third quarter numbers, and explains why he maintains a $725 price target on the stock.

  • American Express Q3 Earnings Meets Estimates  Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    David Darst, Guggenheim Securities managing director, breaks down the numbers on the company's third quarter earnings, and why he downgraded AXP to "Neutral."

  • Intel & IBM: More Trouble Ahead?  Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    What can "Big Blue" and Intel do to innovate and stay on top of the tech sector? Jason Tanz, Wired Magazine senior business editor, weighs in.

  • Pandit's Exit 'Smacks of a Coup': Author  Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 11:18 AM ET

    Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair contributing editor, discusses the quick departure of Vikram Pandit and why it doesn't add up.

  • Microsoft's Push Into Music  Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 10:22 AM ET

    Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft senior vice president, discusses the launch of Xbox Music, and competition with the likes of Pandora and Spotify, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin

  • California's Pipeline Problem  Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Bill Allayaud, Environmental Working Group, says drilling isn't the fix in California's energy crisis.

  • E-Commerce War: Amazon vs. Wal-Mart  Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    Wal-Mart takes on Amazon in online same-day delivery, with the FMHR traders. Meanwhile Jeff Sonnenfeld, former professor at Harvard Business School, grades Apple CEO Tim Cook.

  • iPad Mini: Friend or Foe For Investors?  Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:16 AM ET

    Debating whether Apple's new tablet will negatively impact the stock, with Lance Ulanoff, Mashable editor-in-chief, and Rocco Pendola, TheStreet.com contributor.

  • Microsoft Trims Ballmer's Bonus  Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:02 AM ET

    Discussing the culture of Microsoft and whether the tech giant is becoming more like Apple, with Robert Kaplan, Harvard Business School professor.

  • Yum Brands Beats Street Expectations  Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, and Jeffrey Bernstein break down the company's third quarter earnings of $0.99 per share versus $0.97 est, on revenues of $3.57 billion.

  • Wal-Mart Tests Same-Day Delivery  Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest details from Wal-Mart's investor meeting, and discussing the growing competition between the big box store and Amazon, with Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group.

  • Apple Shares Lose iPhone 5 Bounce  Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:18 AM ET

    Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, weighs in on Apple's supply production issues and whether the company will debut an iPad Mini in the near future.

  • What the Elections Mean for US Businesses  Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 9:40 PM ET

    Steven Okun, Chairman of the Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) discusses the implications of the U.S. elections for the overseas business community.