“Monopolies” Please respond to the following:
- In today’s economy, there are a wide number of powerful companies who from all appearances control massive segments of different markets. Using the Internet, identify one (1) example of a large company that has (or might be) engaged in anticompetitive behavior. Next, suggest three (3) ways that this behavior could be viewed as either a horizontal or vertical restraint of trade. Provide support for your response.
- In your response to another student, take a contrary view and discuss why you believe the behavior identified could be deemed as not being a restraint of trade. Justify your response.