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  • Diesel fueling US exports Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    Diesel fueling US exports

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch estimates that U.S. exports doubled from 2007 to the end of 2012, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis. A major part of the increase has been diesel fuel.

  • The cocoa trade Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 1:26 PM ET
    The cocoa trade

    Cocoa is rose over 2.5 percent in 1 week, and hit a 4-week high on Friday. Alan Knuckman, Trading Advantage, explains how he is using options to profit from the commodity's move.

  • Meeting the Student Housing Demand Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 2:38 PM ET
    Meeting the Student Housing Demand

    What impact might rising student loan debt have on the demand for student housing? Ted Rollins, Campus Crest Communities CEO, offers insight.

  • Dollar Index Hits 4-Month Low Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:21 PM ET
    Dollar Index Hits 4-Month Low

    Is a weaker U.S. dollar benefiting U.S. exporters? CNBC's Seema Mody offers insight.

  • April Low In Gold a Bottom? Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 1:31 PM ET
    April Low In Gold a Bottom?

    The World Gold Council said Asian gold demand will reach a quarterly record, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. What does that mean for the long-term future of gold prices?

  • Beef Prices Concern Traders Friday, 24 May 2013 | 4:58 PM ET
    Beef Prices Concern Traders

    Beef demand is up, and supplies are down, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. One California rancher Bud Sloan is having to buy feed because of the drought, and has cut his herd nearly in half.

  • Shipping Environment Is 'Extremely Tough': Pro Friday, 17 May 2013 | 3:35 AM ET
    Shipping Environment Is 'Extremely Tough': Pro

    Philippe Van Den Abeele, managing director at Castalia Fund Management, says it's "extremely tough" for shippers at the moment due to over-supply and the commodity "swing factor".

  • High Prices 'Great Fertilizer': Grain Expert Friday, 10 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    High Prices 'Great Fertilizer': Grain Expert

    Jerry Gulke, Gulke Group president discusses what he expects to see from today's USDA Supply and Demand Report, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Oil Extends Rally on US Job Growth Prospects Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:40 PM ET
    Oil Extends Rally on US Job Growth Prospects

    Better-than-expected job growth equals stronger energy demand, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Housing Coming Off Depressed State: Pro Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 2:14 PM ET
    Housing Coming Off Depressed State: Pro

    While housing demand is back, there just aren't enough homes to sell, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets, explains which homebuilders he is betting on.

  • Time to Take a Bite Out of Apple? Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 7:31 AM ET
    Time to Take a Bite Out of Apple?

    Tom Forte, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, shares his bullish call on Apple over the long-term, as the stock briefly slips below the $400 level.

  • PGA' s Masters Has Some Fans Teed Off Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 6:42 AM ET
    PGA' s Masters Has Some Fans Teed Off

    There appears to be a huge supply and demand problem at the grand tournament, as many sports enthusiasts can't find tickets to get into the tournament, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Catalyst For New Market Rally? Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 1:35 PM ET
    Catalyst For New Market Rally?

    China's exports are taking Wall Street by surprise, soaring nearly 22 percent in February, with Jing Ulrich, Deutsche Bank. "In 2012 and 2013, we're basically expecting Chinese private consumption to be the most important driver for GDP," she says.

  • US Wine Exports Hit New Record Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 2:42 PM ET
    US Wine Exports Hit New Record

    Wine is the one thing California does right. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on new record numbers for wine exports.

  • Talking Numbers: Buy Financial ETF or S&P 500 ETF? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 3:14 PM ET
    Talking Numbers: Buy Financial ETF or S&P 500 ETF?

    As financial stocks rally, technical analyst JC O'Hara says his charts show more gains to come. Fundamental analyst Heather Hughes isn't as bullish on the sector. (3:37)

  • Oil Demand Recession Is Not Over: Pro Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 2:40 AM ET
    Oil Demand Recession Is Not Over: Pro

    Neil Atkinson, director of energy research at Datamonitor, tells CNBC that numbers from China suggest that oil demand growth is quite strong there, as it is in India but it remains weak in the OECD.

  • Agriculture Outlook: Corn, Soybeans & More Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 2:36 PM ET
    Agriculture Outlook: Corn, Soybeans & More

    Despite the historic drought of 2012, more corn is expected, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. It is still the lowest amount in well over a decade.

  • Year of the Emerging Markets? Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 5:45 PM ET
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    Tim Seymour of EmergingMoney.com, and a "Fast Money" regular, explains why he is a "China bull."

  • Hot Housing Play: Hotel REITs? Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 2:49 PM ET
    Hot Housing Play: Hotel REITs?

    If you are looking for a hot and hidden housing play, maybe you should check out housing REITs. Ken Cruse, Sunstone president & CEO and Michael D. Barnello, LaSalle Hotel Properties president & CEO, discuss the hotel business.

  • Over-the-Counter Flu Indicator Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 10:44 AM ET
    Over-the-Counter Flu Indicator

    Patrick Lockwood-Taylor, Procter & Gamble, explains how the current flu epidemic is impacting supply and demand for over-the-counter medicines.