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    A nationwide listeria outbreak that has killed 25 people who ate tainted cantaloupe was probably caused by unsanitary conditions in the packing shed of the Colorado farm where the melons were grown, federal officials said Wednesday. The New York Times reports.

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    Hedge-fund heavyweight Jim Chanos, head of $6.7 billion Kynikos Associates, the world's largest short selling fund, gave his current list of favorite shorts to investors at the seventh annual Value Investing Congress in New York.

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    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a crucial vote of confidence on Friday, giving his struggling center-right government a new, but probably short, lease of life.

  • In chaotic and difficult market environments, Jim Cramer recommends investors seek the protection of stocks with serious dividends. After all, dividend-paying stocks pay investors to wait until the market calms and the economy improves.

    We pulled together a list of Jim Cramer's favorite dividend plays. Read on and pick one or two for your portfolio.

  • While the latest crop report has sent corn and wheat prices down, esteemed commodities trader Dennis Gartman sees opportunities.

  • Cramer explains why he thinks this agricultural equipment maker's stock is a buy.

  • Coffee berries being picked from the trees on Guzman's coffee farm.

    CNBC Producer Steve Schnee shares the behind-the-scenes stories of a journey into Peru's coffee country where some of the world's best coffee is grown.

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    From aviation to wheat production, a broad cohort of US industry is looking forward to the passage of US trade deals with Colombia and Panama next week.

  • The "Mad Money" host details a long-term theme he thinks is worth considering.

  • Most kids are creative—they color and make up games—but some kids get really creative and use their imagination to invent new products. Here are more than a dozen innovative and inspiring inventions by kids.

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    At least 13 people in eight states have died after eating cantaloupe contaminated with listeria, in the deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in the United States in more than a decade, public health officials said on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.

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    We tried to warn you about the coming bacon crisis. Did you listen? Nooooo. Well, guess what? Now the Midwest is suffering a devastating bacon crime spree.

  • Get Cramer's calls on Universal Display, Caterpillar, Deere and more.

  • Texas Cattle Ranchers Lose $Billions

    The Lone Star state is recording the driest 11 months on record. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details on an estimated $2 billion dollars in livestock losses for the year.

  • Bitter Battle Over Corn Syrup

    CNBC's Jane Wells has an update on the legal battle between sugar and corn.

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    Indians have been flocking to Italy, with thousands helping to support the dairy industry. The NYT reports.

  • The "Mad Money" host's four steps to prospering amidst negative news stories.

  • Who hasn’t spent at least a few daydreaming moments fantasizing about spending money? Not just a few hundred bucks either, but huge, irresponsible sums of money, all on completely unnecessary luxury items? Most of us probably have, but sadly, reality tends to intervene. Just as we’re settling into a meditation about a chartered plane jetting us off to Aruba, the memory of that unpaid and overdue $250 phone bill intrudes and throws cold water on the fantasy.If one were to make a completely uneduc

    $1 million isn’t what it used to be, in part because a lot of people don’t know how far it can go, and the amount of time and effort that it would take to spend it.

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    A healthy diet is expensive and could make it difficult for Americans to meet new U.S. nutritional guidelines, according to a study published Thursday that says the government should do more to help consumers eat healthier.

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    Private-sector meteorologists are selling customized weather data to a myriad of enterprises — from agriculture to construction to transportation .