How The United States Got Hooked On Foreign Oil

The United States is predicted to become a net energy exporter by 2020. This will be the first time since 1953 that the country exports more fossil fuels than it imports. For almost a century prior, the United States of America was the largest oil producer in the world. So how did the United States get hooked on foreign oil. Every American president since Richard Nixon has pledged energy independence as a way to strengthen us geopolitically, make us more secure, or boost our economy. The story of American oil begins in 1859 in Titusville, Pennsylvania. Small amounts of oil had seeped from the ground for a long time, but no one knew how to extract it. Until, Edwin Laurentin Drake, a former conductor, was hired. After many failed attempts, he finally struck gold — black gold. The next

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Market too reactive to video game stocks: Bespoke's Paul Hickey

Paul Hickey from Bespoke Investment Group joins “Closing Bell” to discuss the latest moves in video game stocks, including EA’s overnight hit, “Apex Legends.” » Subscribe to CNBC: About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: Find CNBC News on Facebook: Follow CNBC News on Twitter: Follow CNBC News on Google+: Follow CNBC News on Instagram: #CNBC

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Willow Wants To Shake Up The Adult Diaper Market

Machine learning researcher Will Herlands got fixated on designing a better quality adult diaper. His startup Willow uses a direct-to-coonsumer model that has been popularized by companies like Warby Parker, Dollar Shave Club, and Casper. Several years ago, Herlands spoke with a urologist about the prevalence of bladder leakage — and the lack of products to deal with the problem. Through research, he found that products from Depend are thick and noisy as users walk while Thinx makes products designed to look like underwear that don’t absorb much liquid. That all leaves customers constantly on edge and leads to embarrassing situations. Herlands saw a big opportunity in a market that’s valued at about $8 billion globally. His mission is to design a product that is both absorbent, holdin

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STOCK MARKET MERGERS ARE SIGNALING – My Watchlist For Tomorrow – Stocks To Watch – Market Today

Stream alerts, stock trading bootcamp, RE course: The stock market is going crazy…not because all of the market volatility, but all of the STOCK MERGERS!! In the last 4 weeks or so investors have seen some of the biggest mergers. This is signaling something for the stock market. With Raytheon and United Technologies merging, this leads me to the watchlist and the stock that I think is next to have a merger/buyout. I get right into the stocks to watch to, so make sure you guys post your watchlist and are ready to go! See you in the morning! STREAM/CHAT/CHAD: How to start trading options with a small account: https:// Game & Chat with us After hours:

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Why Airbus And Boeing Dominate The Sky

Airbus and Boeing dominate an already under competitive airline manufacturing industry. The duopoly owns the sky by making up 99% of global large aircraft orders and those large plane orders make up more than 90% of the total plane market according to the Teal Group, an aerospace market analysis company (regional jet manufacturers only account for 7% of the airplane market by value). The duopoly doesn’t have many competitors, but overseas competition is brewing. China’s state-run company, COMAC, is poised to make waves in the aviation manufacturing industry, but some say not for a couple decades. This is how Airbus and Boeing took over airplane manufacturing. » Subscribe to CNBC: About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning origina

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How McKinsey Became One Of The Most Powerful Companies In The World

When the most powerful executives in the world have a problem they just can’t crack, many of them turn to McKinsey – a prestigious and secretive consulting firm that has been influencing business and government decisions for decades. But now, as consumers require more transparency, the company has been thrust into the spotlight. » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC Classic: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCclassic About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: https://

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Will Best Buy Survive Amazon?

Amazon has shattered traditional brick-and-mortar stores across sectors, but there’s one retail giant that still stands amid the rapidly changing retail market: Best Buy. In 2012, the electronics chain almost went under. Then, somehow, it didn’t. » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC Classic: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCclassic About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: https:// Follow CNBC on LinkedIn: https://cnb.cx/LinkedInCNBC Follow CNBC News on Facebook:

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Nike Sprints Higher On Earnings, Deal With Amazon

Nike is racing higher on its quarterly report and its agreement to sell a select amount of inventory on Amazon.

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It's a stock picker's paradise–and here's what you should be buying

The Dow jumps 200 points. So what happens next? A look at what the traders bought today, with CNBC’s Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Pete Najarian, Brian Kelly, Mark Tepper and Tim Seymour.

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No one can compete with Amazon in e-commerce, Women’s Wear Daily editor says

Evan Clark, deputy managing editor at Women’s Wear Daily, discusses which retailers are expected to win as holiday shopping kicks off. » Subscribe to CNBC: About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: Find CNBC News on Facebook: Follow CNBC News on Twitter: Follow CNBC News on Google+: Follow CNBC News on Instagram: #CNBC

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