Transportation Infrastructure


  • Sharks: No taste for beer-flavored ice cream Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 2:56 PM ET
    Sharks didn't bite beer-flavored ice cream

    When looking for an investor, Steve Albert and Larry Blackwell of The Brewer's Cow say they need an investor to take their product from point a to point b.

  • Obama signs minimum wage executive order Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Obama signs minimum wage executive order

    President Obama says he is eager to work with Congress but will take executive actions with his own pen. Obama also urges Congress to act to raise the minimum wage. CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • NYC Dept. of Transportation filled 69K potholes in 2014

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports how winter weather is impacting infrastructure and the asphalt business.

  • Biden blasts LaGuardia Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Biden blasts LaGuardia

    Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech about improving America's infrastructure, where he also addressed the problems with airports. Stevens Institute of Technology's Alex Washburn, provides perspective.

  • State of the Union address Tuesday Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 4:14 PM ET
    State of the Union address Tuesday

    Former UBS Americas CEO and current CEO of 32 Advisors Robert Wolf provides insight into President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, and discusses current market conditions. "We should pass an infrastructure bill," he says.

  • World faces big infrastructure gap: McGraw Hill Financial

    Doug Peterson, president at McGraw Hill Financial, explains that governments are facing a massive gap in infrastructure projects with institutional investors likely to make up the shortfall.

  • 'No hard-landing' in China: Pro Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 4:15 AM ET
    'No hard-landing' in China: Pro

    Vishnu Varathan, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, discusses Chinese growth and says the government still has "enough leeway" to launch infrastructure projects on a "selective" basis.

  • California is still not ready for the 'Big One' Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 3:47 PM ET
    A bulldozer tears down a section of the Santa Monica Freeway, Jan. 19, 1994, that collapsed during the Northridge earthquake.

    If another big quake hits California, like the 6.7 quake that struck 20 years ago today, the state may not be ready.

  • Chart of the Day: The billions going into natgas Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:26 AM ET
    Workers install a natural gas pipeline.

    The energy industry plans to invest more money into America's natural gas infrastructure over the next 12 years—a lot more.

  • Oakland vs. Wall Street Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 10:45 AM ET
    Oakland vs. Wall Street

    Oakland, California is recovering from the recession, but it might be doing a whole lot better if it weren't for a bad bet on Wall Street, explains CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Saving America's Cities Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Saving America's Cities

    The fiscal squeeze in Washington is trickling down to America's cities. Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn travels to five American cities in the midst of crisis- tune in to find out if one is yours.

  • Global Logistic Properties launches China fund Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 6:34 PM ET
    Global Logistic Properties launches China fund

    Jeffrey Schwartz, Co-Founder & Chairman of the Executive Committee at warehouse operator Global Logistics Properties discusses its $3 billion China-focused logistics-inftrastructure fund.

  • Chinese markets look cheap in Asia: Pro Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 9:20 PM ET
    China markets look cheap in Asia: Pro

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Chinese markets look attractive.

  • Gauging the economic impact of Typhoon Haiyan Sunday, 10 Nov 2013 | 7:07 PM ET
    Gauging the economic impact of Typhoon Haiyan

    PJ Garcia, Head of Institutional Business at BPI Asset Management says restructuring efforts will offset some of economic impact of the super storm.

  • Olympics: Going for the gold, spending in the red Sunday, 10 Nov 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Bolshoy Ice Dome and other Sochi Olympic venues under construction in August 2013

    The Olympics in Sochi will surpass $50 billion, making it the most expensive games ever. Some experts say the costs far outweigh the benefits.

  • Shipping stocks still not cheap enough: Pro Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 11:23 PM ET
    Shipping stocks still not cheap enough: Pro

    Jonathan Windham, Head of Asia Ex-Japan Transport and Infrastructure Research at Barclays thinks investors should steer clear of shipping stocks, saying they aren't cheap enough to justify the risk.

  • Cargill on food security & price volatility Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 8:20 PM ET
    Cargill on food security & price volatility

    Stan Ryan, Corporate Vice President, Cargill speaks about the factors behind food price volatility and the infrastructure that is needed to reduce them and boost food security.

  • Brazil has 'enormous need' for infrastructure': Ambassador

    Roberto Jaguaribe, Brazil ambassadot to U.K., says inflation remains Brazil's main priority and that the country is focusing on infrastructure investment as an engine for growth.

  • Infrastructure trade: EM 'core story' Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
     Infrastructure trade: EM 'core story'

    James Emmett, global head of trade and receivable finance at HSBC, comments on global infrastructure trade and says China should become top investment equipment importer by 2020, overtaking the U.S.

  • India needs to reduce its subsidies: pro Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    India needs to reduce its subsidies: pro

    Alpesh Patel, principal at Praefinium Group, explains that India needs to work on its infrastructure, as raising interest rates is ineffective..