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  • Port strike threat

    West coast dockworkers' contract expires Tuesday at 5pm PT. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the businesses involved with the ports.

  • US oil exports premature: Pro

    The U.S. is reportedly easing up on a 40-year-old ban on oil exports by allowing two companies to export condensates to foreign buyers. John Licata, Blue Phoenix founder, discusses the potential tax implications, and why he thinks this is "premature" for the U.S.

  • Brent trends near $113

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis provides insight to oil prices ahead of the Department of Energy's report on weekly inventories.

  • Pioneer & Enterprise on the move

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss news the U.S. will allow two companies to export ultra-light oil known as condensates to foreign buyers, pending an official release from the government.

  • Level playing field with Ex-Im Bank?

    Caterpillar and Boeing are some of the biggest names in business who are also the biggest beneficiaries of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. Incoming House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he's opposed to renewing the bank's charter. Tom Basile, SiriusXM Patriot radio host, and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, (R-Minn.), share their opinions.

  • Calls for new Iraq government

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called for effective government.

  • Cramer: Export oil & price comes down

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his opinions on the high price of oil, and U.S. regulations on exporting.

  • The pork-pocalypse

    Thousands of pigs and their farmers are gathered at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. CNBC's Jane Wells reports pork production could be down as much as 6 percent this year according to one prediction because of a virus killing millions of pigs.

  • Bacon prices push higher

    Thousands of pigs and their farmers are gathered at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the outlook for hog farmers and consumers.

  • Case for US oil exports

    Discussing the ban on U.S. oil exports, with Chris Faulkner, Breitling Energy president & CEO, and Athan Manuel, offshore drilling expert and director of Sierra Club's Lands Protection Program.

  • The craze for the microbrews made by small independent brewers has led to a scramble for hops, the Financial Times reports.

  • Agriculture demand back, tighter inventories: Pro

    The USDA's crop report came in lower than expected, and traders are tracking the volatility, with CME trader Chris Gersch and Chris Narayanan, Societe Generale.

  • BMW expands US luxury production

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Spartanburg, S.C., where BMW has expanded its plant to meet the rising demand for "Made in America" luxury vehicles.

  • BMW SUV models made in Spartanburg

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Spartanburg, South Carolina, where all of the BMW SUVs sold worldwide are made.

  • Coffee demand constant, supply dropping

    "Dangerous Grounds" host Todd Carmichael provides insight into why coffee prices are rising.

  • Oil by rail shipments causing congestion: WSJ

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO, weighs in on the WSJ report saying there is a surge in oil being shipped by rail which is "sidetracking" other industries. Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans founder & Chairman, weighs in.

  • Over 2 million Perfect Bacon Bowls sold

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports retail bacon prices are up 18 percent in part due to the "bacon bowl" infomercial.

  • Trucks backed up on way to Port Elizabeth

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports how cold temperatures and snow are hurting retail deliveries.

  • Beef retail prices rise

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports that average prices for beef in stores are over $5 a pound.

  • Could see high $4 nat gas much of year: Pro

    Discussing the impact of colder weather on oil and natural gas, with John Hofmeister, Citizens for Affordable Energy CEO, and Christine Tezak, Clearview Energy Partners.