Economic Theory Supply and Demand

  • Should US export more oil?

    Exporting American oil has been banned for the last 40 years. Dan Dicker, Thestreet.com, and Andy Lipow, Lipow Oil Associates, discuss which companies would benefit from an end to the ban.

  • Iran deal buys us time: Pro

    Iran has agreed to nuclear limits. Discussing the likelihood Iran will remain willing, with Lawrence Korb, Center for American Progress.

  • Oil prices fall on Iran Deal

    Iran has reached a short-term deal on its nuclear program. Kevin Book, ClearView Energy Partners, looks through "rose-colored glasses" to forecast oil prices and the impact to consumers.

  • Easy Fed policy

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke emphasized that the Fed's monetary policy guidance provides thresholds, not triggers. Dino Kos, CLS Bank International, and Former Fed Gov. Mark Olson, provide perspective.

  • Upbeat retail data; Fed minutes ahead

    October retail sales are up 0.4 percent. CNBC's Steve Liesman digs into this morning's economic data, including auto sales.

  • October business inventories up 0.6%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick report the latest economic data. Existing home sales are down 3.2 percent in October.

  • October import/export prices

    Jim Iuorio reports on 2 days in a row of fairly weak economic reports. October import prices are down 0.7 percent.

  • What to expect from metals

    Juerg Kiener, CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, talks about the renewed growth in the metals markets as China starts to take "more and more out of the global pie".

  • Europe's weak demand weighing on earnings

    Peter Garnry, equity strategist at Saxo Bank, discusses the European earnings season and says it should continue to lag behind the U.S. as domestic demand remains weak.

  • Cramer on Philly's energy boom

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer, and CNBC's Brian Sullivan reflect on the energy boom in Philadelphia, and discuss the shipbuilding industry.

  • Aker CEO: Have a secured backlog through 2016

    Aker Philadelphia Shipyard president and CEO Kristian Rokke discusses the increase in ship demand, and concerns he has for the shipping industry.

  • Apple cuts 4Q orders for iPhone 5c

    Apple plans to cut its iPhone 5c orders on weak demand. Analysts speculate orders will be cut by 20 to 30 percent which points to the tech giant not finding the audience in China.

  • Nat gas has become fuel of future: Pro

    A new study shows energy bills are expected to decrease by about $3,500 by 2025. John Larson, IHS Economics, weighs in on the energy boom, and the global risk to natural gas.

  • Metals higher; Wal-Mart disappoints

    Why are gold prices on the rise? Larry McDonald, Newedge senior vice president; David Goldman, Macrostrategy; and Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ, share their opinions Also, what's next for Wal-Mart.

  • Headwinds facing home builders?

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home builder sentiment, and discussing headwinds facing home builder stocks, with Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets. "Look for stocks that are leveraged to residential repair and remodel to fair better than the home builders," he says.

  • Power House: Dallas real estate

    Digging into the average sale prices of homes in Dallas, Texas, with Re/Max realtor Laura Barnett. The "power house" of the week is listed for $1,099,000.

  • Coldwell CEO: Interest rates still at attractive levels

    Interest rates are climbing to 4.4 percent on a 30-year fixed mortgage. Coldwell Banker Real Estate CEO Budge Huskey, offers insight on whether the housing recovery is at risk.

  • United States of imports

    Without imports, a lot of American businesses and the American workforce, could be caught "like fish out of water," reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • 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

    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.