*Philippines suffering mounting damage to rice crop. MANILA, May 26- While Philippine elections this month were dominated by talk about crushing crime, the next president faces another critical early test: ensuring there is enough rice for the country's more than 100 million people. "Now is the right time to import as prices are starting to trend up," said Bruce... » Read More
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Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
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