Business Competition


  • Buzzkill: Corning?     Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 5:51 PM ET

    Corning was downgraded to "underweight" at Morgan Stanley because of competition and chronic oversupply. So, what's the trade on the stock? The Fast Money traders, weigh in on that, and Rio Tinto's 51% stake in Invanhoe mines.

  • Netflix Soars on Strong Earnings     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 7:26 PM ET

    WNBC's Jonathan Dienst, reports Netflix shares soared 12%, after reporting a huge 47% Q4 revenue increase; JC Penney will permanently slash prices in an attempt to boost sales; and the NFL will allow players to "tweet" during Sunday's Pro Bowl game.

  • Keeping America Competitive     Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    John Engler, The Business Roundtable president, discusses developing a growth strategy in the U.S. and the state of American business.

  • CNBC Poll: Has Globalization Backfired On The West? Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    Gordon Brown, former U.K. prime minister, center, participates in a panel discussion with Tidjane Thiam, chief executive officer of Prudential Plc, left, and George Yeo, Singapore's foreign minister, at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.

    Globalization is no longer a trend; it is the norm. It may be too soon to call it a reversal of fortune but globalization is no longer a one-way street.

  • Poll: Is Detroit Competitive Again? Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 3:45 PM ET
    Detroit Auto Show 2012 - A CNBC Special Report

    Car and truck sales are jumping, as new models catch on,  and market share is inching up.

  • The Best & Worst CEOs of 2011     Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan and Herb Greenberg keep track of this year's best and worst CEOs.

  • Herb on the Skype: Black Saturday Sales Down     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 2:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg reports on weaker than expected retail sales on Black Saturday, and the competition between Best Buy and Groupon, despite the gap in market cap.

  • Fifth Avenue's Commercial Real Estate Shift     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    A look at why Joe Sitt, Thor Equities CEO, is making a big bet that the world's well-known stores and hotels will move south to another stretch of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

  • What's the Fracking Problem?     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 7:42 PM ET

    Will an EPA's report implicating fracking for groundwater pollution lead to a nationwide shutdown of oil and gas shale? Christopher Horner, Competitive Enterprise Institute, weighs in.

  • A123 CEO on Jobs & Competition     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    David Vieau, A123 Systems president & CEO, discusses the tough year for his company, and how he plans to rebuild after laying off 125 workers from a Michigan plant.

  • Increasing America's Competitive Edge     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 2:05 PM ET

    Building strategies to keep America competitive and revitalize its manufacturing base, with Chad Holliday, Bank of America chairman of the board.

  • Samsung's Big Bet: Galaxy Nexus     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 1:49 PM ET

    The Power Lunch crew gives viewers a peek at Samsung's new Galaxy Nexus and what it means for the competition.

  • Lazear on Unemployment Rate Drop     Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 8:41 AM ET

    Insight on why the unemployment rate dropped .4 percent and whether it is a sampling error, with Edward Lazear, former Council of Economic Advisers president/Stanford University economics professor.

  • CNBCs Rick Santelli says he does not "trust the unemployment rate," because of the political movement that could alter numbers significantly.

  • Steve Case: Making the Case for Start Ups     Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 7:48 AM ET

    Insight on whether entrepreneurs are seeing the growth needed for job creation, with Steve Case, AOL co-founder.

  • Business Leaders on Creating Jobs     Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 7:15 AM ET

    Strategies for creating jobs in the nation, and a look at whether the financial sector is regulated appropriately to maintain a competitive business model, with Brad Anderson, former Best Buy CEO; Tom Stemberg, Staples founder; John Allison, former BBT CEO, and Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

  • Creating Jobs in America     Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 8:55 AM ET

    Strategies for business growth and job creation, with Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO.

  • Boosting U.S. Business     Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 7:14 AM ET

    Weighing in on how regulation is slowing down business growth, with Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO, who also adds that S&P's downgrade of banks is untimely .

  • With the success of online deal sites including Groupon, hundreds of imitators have cropped up. But some small-business owners have doubts about the business model's effectiveness.

  • Toys Retailer Talks Business     Friday, 25 Nov 2011 | 10:30 AM ET

    Ted Frankel, Tom's Toys owner, discusses demand for kids' toys this holiday season. "Free gift wrapping is a major draw," he says.