Business Competition


  • As Some Thrive on Disruption, Others Strive to Survive It

    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
    Eyeing Google's Q3 Earnings

    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
    American Express Q3 Earnings Meets Estimates

    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
    Intel & IBM: More Trouble Ahead?

    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
    Pandit's Exit 'Smacks of a Coup': Author

    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
    Microsoft's Push Into Music

    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
    California's Pipeline Problem

    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
    E-Commerce War: Amazon vs. Wal-Mart

    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
    iPad Mini: Friend or Foe For Investors?

    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
    Microsoft Trims Ballmer's Bonus

    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
    Yum Brands Beats Street Expectations

    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
    Wal-Mart Tests Same-Day Delivery

    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
    Apple Shares Lose iPhone 5 Bounce

    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
    What the Elections Mean for US Businesses

    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.

  • CEO Declares Free Broadband For the Masses   Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 11:45 AM ET
    CEO Declares Free Broadband For the Masses

    Stephen Stokols, FreedomPop CEO, discusses his plans to offer free 4G beta service to broadband users and save customers hundreds of dollars a year.

  • MetroPCS Down on Merger Reports   Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 10:09 AM ET
    MetroPCS Down on Merger Reports

    James Moorman, S&P Capital IQ equity analyst, discusses the merger of MetroPCS and T-Mobile, and takes a look at what's ahead for competitor, Sprint.

  • Chinese Company Jolts US Jobs Market   Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 11:10 AM ET
    Chinese Company Jolts US Jobs Market

    David Schmoock, North American President of Lenovo, discusses his company's move to build PCs in the U.S., with "Squawk on the Street's" Carl Quintanilla.

  • Loose Seats Adds to American Airlines' Woes   Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:35 AM ET
    Loose Seats Adds to American Airlines' Woes

    What is the fallout for AMR, and will any of its competitors stand to benefit? Jeff Kauffman, Sterne Agee analyst, weighs in with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Google Hits Another All Time High Today   Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:02 AM ET
    Google Hits Another All Time High Today

    Ben Schacter, Macquarie Research analyst, explains why Google is not an expensive stock and has an "Outperform" rating on the stock; while Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, defends his "Hold" rating and questions the effectiveness of "click" advertising.

  • Apple: Use Waze Map App   Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 11:40 AM ET
    Apple: Use Waze Map App

    Noam Bardin, Waze CEO, explains why he believes his mobile navigation company will rival Google's within the next five years.