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  • PRETORIA, June 13- South Africa's competition watchdog has launched an investigation into three pharmaceutical companies suspected of over-charging for cancer medicines, the agency's chief said on Tuesday. Tembinkosi Bonakele, head of the Competition Commission, said the agency would investigate Aspen Pharmacare, Africa's biggest generic drug maker,...

  • Happy National Donut Day: Dunkin' CEO

    Nigel Travis, Dunkin' Brands CEO, talks about the company's celebration of donuts, its strategy to grow social media and compete in the coffee market. Also Travis shares his thoughts about climate change and the difficulty in finding workers.

  • Jan Derck van Karnebeek talks to CNBC about competition, consolidation and craft beer.

  • Amazon beats Apple to $1000/share mark, now it's a race to become the first $1T company

    Michael Graham, Canaccord Genuity, weighs in on Amazon's $1000 per share milestone and where the tech giant will likely focus its next target. You have to figure Amazon will continue to take share in the retail space, says Graham.

  • OTTAWA, May 16- The Canadian government introduced draft legislation on grain transportation on Tuesday that would keep in place a revenue cap on western grain that railways haul for export. The grain revenue cap has been in place since 2000 and is intended to balance the market power of the two big railways with that of farmers and grain companies, who in many...

  • NEW YORK, May 8- A fast-growing swap execution facility on Monday sued MarkitSERV, accusing the processor of interest rate swap trades of using its dominant market position to put it out of business within a week. In a complaint filed with the Manhattan federal court, trueEX LLC said it expects to lose access to MarkitSERV's platform on May 14, when the unit of IHS...

  • *Liberty produced in Frankfurt and Mobile, Alabama. FRANKFURT, May 8- Bayer has agreed to sell its Liberty herbicide and LibertyLink-branded seeds businesses to win antitrust approval for its acquisition of Monsanto, it said on Monday. The divestment of the two global brands, a requirement imposed by South Africa's Competition Commission on Sunday, will...

  • Alphabet's profit beat Wall Street estimates and rose 29 percent to $5.43 billion, a performance that analysts called exceptional for a company so large. The two companies accounted for 99 percent of the industry growth in digital advertising in 2016, Pivotal Research said in a report this week, demonstrating market power that some advertisers complain...

  • HANOVER, Germany, April 25- Russia's Kaspersky Lab has temporarily backed off filing a competition complaint that Microsoft is abusing its market dominance to crowd out anti-virus software makers such as itself, founder and Chief Executive Eugene Kaspersky said. Instead, Kaspersky- who threatened in November to complain to the European Commission- said he...

  • Amazon vs. Apple in $1T market cap race

    Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray, discusses which company has the edge to become the first trillion-dollar company.

  • Craft brewers MORE HERE

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports that the growth in craft beer sales has caught the eye of big brewers.

  • Craft brew

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy takes a first-hand look at the craft brewers industry to find out if the segment still has room to grow.

  • The banks have also questioned whether the country's Competition Commission can penalise banks which do not have subsidiaries or branches in South Africa, the sources said. The Competition Commission is seeking to impose fines on more than a dozen local and foreign banks that it alleges colluded to coordinate trading in the rand and the U.S. dollar.

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 2- South Africa's Competition Commission said on Sunday that it had asked the Competition Tribunal to fine construction materials group Afrimat for allegedly "abusing its dominance by charging excessive prices." "The Commission is seeking an order from the Tribunal declaring that Afrimat... must pay the maximum fine allowable by law which...

  • Cramer: Here's why I feel great about FedEx...

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew, provide their takeaways from FedEx's conference call.

  • Nike is going to come back but Adidas is killing it: Cramer

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss Nike's quarterly results and growing competition from Under Armour and Adidas.

  • FedEx Q3 misses but sees higher margins

    Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners analyst, peers into FedEx's quarterly results.

  • Nike shares slide on earnings miss but this bull is buying here

    Paul Trussell, Deutsche retail analyst breaks down Nike's quarterly results which beat on earning but missed on revenues as competition from Adidas and Under Armour pressure the stock.

  • Leisurewear wars: Nike vs. Under Armour

    Sam Poser, Susquehanna Financial Group, and Camilo Lyon, Canaccord Genuity, discuss growing competition in the athletic wear space and where they see the best play.

  • Alaska Air, Virgin America merger done deal

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Alaska Air's goal to compete with other major airlines.