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Economic Theory Supply and Demand

  • 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.

  • Liesman's trade data breakdown

    CNBC's Steve Liesman looks at what's behind the weakness of the trade data.

  • Salt supplies dwindling

    Due to severe winter weather, many cities across the country are running short on salt. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports.

  • Pump Patrol: Oil prices on the rise

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports TransCanada's southern leg of its Keystone XL Pipeline opened for business on Wednesday. Also, the cheapest retail gas in the U.S. is currently in Joplin, Missouri.

  • Keystone's southern leg opens

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the southern leg of the Keystone Pipeline operated by TransCanada will open for business today.

  • Pump Patrol: Cold blast to curve gas demand

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the national average price for gas is 3.28 per gallon, with the cheapest prices in Joplin, Missouri, and Stilwell, Oklahoma, at $2.79 per gallon.