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Elsa Suazo

Market Equilibrating Process Paper
Elsa Suazo
David Francom

Market equilibrium is where the supply of an item is exactly equal to its demand.   Since there is neither surplus nor shortage in the market, there is no intrinsic tendency for the price of the item to change.   Finding equilibrium in the market is the same as finding equilibrium in our daily lives.   Before you can find equilibrium it is important to understand the demand and supply of a product.   Natural disasters or manmade disasters can lead to increase the necessity of a product.   A shortage drives the cost of goods up while surpluses drive the cost of goods down; therefore, finding the balance in the process is market equilibrium.
I think that a good example of a market equilibrium commodity would be the price of gasoline.   Currently a barrel of oil is around $89 USD, this increase in the price of the barrel has affected the price of...