Do Exceedingly Large Companies Stifle Competition?

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  1. longtermbull

    longtermbull Administrator Staff Member

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    There is an argument to say that companies such as Amazon, Google, etc are so powerful that they can stifle competition. Do you agree with this?
     
  2. Buyonthedips

    Buyonthedips Senior Investor

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    You only need to look at three companies, Amazon, Apple and Google to see the massive impact on competition. These three, and there are many more like them, stifle competition due to their financial power and influence.
     
  3. Chartman

    Chartman Senior Investor

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    There is one pattern around the world - politicians will curry favour with any large company until they become too large and more influential than them. Then they hammer the companies with taxes, investigations and often try to break them up.
     

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