Supply and Demand


  • Cash in on Shipping Stocks?     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 4:43 PM ET

    FedEx says the company expects 17 million shipments on today's busiest shipping day of the year. Christian Wetherbee, Citi Transport analyst, and Keith Schoonmaker, Morningstar Equity analyst, weigh in on whether you should invest in shipping and transport companies.

  • New Careers After 40 Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    Life may begin at 40, but job searches that begin at that age can be discouraging. After all, it’s not the job market that it used to be. Entire professions are disappearing, and the labor market is flooded with unmarried, childless, eager young applicants whose salary requirements are generally lower.Despite this grim scenario, older workers shouldn’t despair. They bring such hard-won assets as experience and discipline to the table, and the people doing the hiring know it. “Savvy employers are

    CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.

  • Severe Impact of Thai Flood on Japanese Firms     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 8:20 PM ET

    Jesper Koll, MD & head of Japanese equity research, JPMorgan Securities Japan, warns the flood in Thailand will highlight major cracks in the supply chain for electronics firms and automakers.

  • Assessing Damage from Thai Floods     Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 7:20 PM ET

    Tai Hui, regional head of economic research, Standard Chartered Bank, says price pressures from flooding in Thailand are temporary.

  • Bullish on Copper Equities     Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 11:20 PM ET

    Tom Price, global commodity analyst at UBS AG, explains why he remains bullish on copper equities, despite macro economic headwinds.

  • Economic Bright Spot: Shipping Traffic Up     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    The Baltic Dry Index measures shipping traffic and is up nearly 46 percent due to demand for ships, with Natasha Boyden, Cantor Fitzgerald senior research analyst.

  • August Imports Down, Exports Up     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    Import prices fell .4 percent August and export prices are up .5 percent, with CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.

  • Restoring Made in America     Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 2:53 PM ET

    Discussing how the U.S. can regrow factory jobs by improving the after-tax return on capital for manufacturers, with Cliff Waldman, Manufacturers Alliance economist.

  • Fear On The Farm     Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 2:43 PM ET

    A look at how to trade a mixed crop outlook, with Matt Pierce, GrainAnalyst.com.

  • Libyan Oil Supply Drawn Out     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    Oil traders grapple with demand as the Libyan recovery takes longer than expected, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Drug Shortages Plague U.S.     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:18 PM ET

    Discussing higher drug prices and supply shortages in the pharmaceutical industry with Heather Bresch, Mylan Inc. CEO, who says her company is hiring and would hire more if her American manufacturing jobs were given a level playing field.

  • Intl. Paper CEO: Job Growth in the U.S.     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    John Faraci, International Paper CEO discusses demand and its role in job growth.

  • Mother Lode Of ETFs Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:35 PM ET
    Cash and gold

    The SPDR Gold Trust, with over $60 billion in assets, is far and away the largest gold fund.

  • Who's Buying Gold? Err, Everyone Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:33 PM ET

    As demand outpaces the constrained small supply of gold — who has the most?

  • A Rare Investment     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 4:35 PM ET

    A look at the rare earths and a trade on the high-flying sector, with Anthony Young, Dahlman Rose, and Jon Hykawy, Byron Capital Markets.

  • Daily Realty Check     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports home prices fell in May, Fannie Mae's delinquency rate continues to fall, and rents are up due to big demand.

  • Energetic Oil Markets     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 2:40 PM ET

    Oil is spiking again and it's back to pre-SPR prices. A look at what this indicates about the economy, with Edward Meir, MF Global, and Amrita Sen, Barclays Capital.

  • Solar Stocks Heat Up     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    How to cash in on the red-hot solar sector, with Theodore O'Neill, Wunderlich Securities, and Quint Tatro,Tatro Capital.

  • Capping Gas Prices A Good Idea?     Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 10:48 AM ET

    Debating whether the best way to combat increasing prices is to cap wholesale prices of gasoline for a year, with state Sen. Dick Elliott, (D-SC) and Rayola Dougher, American Petroleum Institute.

  • Divergence in Commodities     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 9:50 AM ET

    Not all commodities have performed alike- so what's behind this divergence? CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains.