Business Competition


  • Nobel Prize winner Tirole on French reform   Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 11:01 AM ET
    Nobel Prize winner Tirole on French reform

    French economist and Nobel Prize winner Jean Tirole, discusses reforms facing the French economy and the importance of competition among industries.

  • Finland blames Apple   Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:20 AM ET
    Apple store in New York.

    Tablets and e-readers are seen as direct competition to two of Finland's key industries. CNBC's Joe Kernen reports Finland's Prime Minister Alexander Stubb is blaming Apple for the downturn in those industries.

  • CAPE TOWN, Oct 13- South Africa's competition authorities are investigating price fixing and collusive tendering in the automotive industry, with top Japanese component suppliers Panasonic and Mitsubishi Electric Corp among those being probed. Information received by the Competition Commission suggested collusion among automotive component...

  • Analyst likes both Coke & PepsiCo   Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 8:35 AM ET
    Analyst likes both Coke & PepsiCo

    Discussing the best bets in the beverage sector, with William Schmitz, Deutsche Bank equity analyst.

  • Soda stocks popping   Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 8:33 AM ET
    Soda stocks popping

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports the beverage industry group within the S&P 500 is the single best industry group this past month.

  • The stevia soda wars   Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 6:48 AM ET
    The Stevia soda wars

    What is stevia, and is it safe as a sweetening ingredient? Paddy Spence, Zevia CEO, discusses the market for zero calorie naturally sweetened drinks versus diet soda.

  • Battle for primetime   Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 6:51 AM ET
    Battle for primetime

    David Bank of RBC Capital Markets talks about the winners and losers of the fall television season.

  • Shark Herjavec on Ebola & cyber threats   Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 2:55 PM ET
    Shark Herjavec on Ebola & cyber threats

    Discussing fears of Ebola, the situation in Hong Kong and the best cybersecurity stocks, with Herjavec Group founder and Shark Tank host, Robert Herjavec.

  • Amazon & Alibaba: Emerging rivalry?   Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    Amazon & Alibaba: Emerging rivalry?

    Zillow co-founder Richard Barton; Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO; and the "Squawk Alley" crew discuss comments Jeff Bezos made about competition with Alibaba.

  • EBay-PayPal divorce makes sense: Case   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:10 AM ET
    EBay-PayPal divorce makes sense: Case

    Steve Case, Revolution chairman & CEO, and Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, share their thoughts on eBay's separation from PayPal.

  • Oculus: Facebook's virtual reality   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:54 AM ET
    Oculus: Facebook's virtual reality

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, reveals what he would like the Facebook team to focus on next.

  • Atlas: Facebook's direct challenge to Google   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:51 AM ET
    Atlas: Facebook's direct challenge to Google

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, provides prospective on Facebook's new advertising plan as the stock hits an all-time high.

  • Facebook takes on Google   Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:12 AM ET
    Facebook takes on Google

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at Facebook's expanding advertising business and how it plans to take on Google with its Atlas ad platform. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, provides insight.

  • What Nike does best   Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:19 AM ET
    What Nike does best

    After Nike's strong earnings and global future order forecasts, Sam Poser, Sterne Agee senior research analyst, credits the company's drive.

  • Nike's stock run   Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Paul Swinand, Morningstar, runs through Nike's quarterly numbers as competition in athletic apparel heats up.

  • Comparing the iPhone 6 and Galaxy Alpha   Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Comparing the iPhone 6 and Galaxy Alpha

    Watch a side-by-side comparison of the newly released Galaxy Alpha from Samsung, and the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from Apple.

  • Toy wars: Hasbro vs. Mattel   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:36 AM ET
    Toy wars: Hasbro vs. Mattel

    Sean McGowan, Needham & Company, reveals his play on the toy makers after Disney announces it will shift the rights for "Frozen" dolls from Mattel to Hasbro.

  • Advertising's next big thing   Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 8:43 AM ET
    Advertising's next big thing

    Brian O'Kelley, AppNexus co-founder, weighs in on the battle for ad space and the future of advertising.

  • Google's antitrust issues   Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 8:09 AM ET
    Google's antitrust issues

    Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, discuss the company's antitrust issues with the EU. The process is slow going but are working on it, says Schmidt.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif.

    Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, weighs in on Tim Cook's comments about privacy.