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  • Consumers Have a Beef?

    Beef prices hit a ten-year high this week. Cattle prices are climbing, so it may pay to look at Tyson and Smithfield, which were both upgraded by BB&T today, with Heather Jones, BB&T Capital Markets.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Chart of the Day: Salmon Futures

    Salmon futures fall on fears of radiation in Japan. So salmon fisheries could do well, says Brian Kelly. Input costs are rising and it's impacting companies like General Mills, reports Brian Shactman. Also, Pops & Drops.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Don't get too caught up in this rally, the "Mad Money" host said.

  • Oil prices have fallen sharply in the wake of the disaster in Japan as investors have shunned risk. Nymex has declined around 5 percent since last Friday's earthquake and tsunami. However, Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings, who has been a long-term bull on oil,  thinks it's only a matter of time before the current trend reverses.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • To provide you advice on your investments, the "Fast Money" traders on Thursday revealed their best plays.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • With 14(?) U.S. states already allowing medicinal marijuana users a legal alternative to managing their own pain, advocates fighting to legalize, regulate and tax cannabis claim their time is near. In November, California voters had the opportunity to end cannabis prohibition all together with Proposition 19 forcing the global spotlight on the issue of pot law reform for recreational use. Medicinal use of the plant, however, continue to forge on as a trojan horse of sorts. As more chronic pain s

    We consulted Danny Danko, High Times magazine's senior cultivation editor, to help us identify the most popular strains for medicinal use.

  • Buried in 130 million daily tweets hides a veritable goldmine of information for traders and investors – if you know where to look. In one corner of the highly lucrative grains market is a growing network of farmers and traders that are using tweets to transform how this multi-trillion dollar industry does business. These tweets are dramatically accelerating the flow of information to give investors an edge in the commodities market. Farmers are also cashing in, using tweets from the trading flo

    CNBC spoke to farmers and traders taking part in this real-time dialogue to understand how this information is used, how bigger profits are made and how farming is going high-tech.

  • Oil prices have seen a fifteen percent run-up this year alone, but Marc Faber, Editor and Publisher of the The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says oil prices still have more room to rise, under both optimistic and pessimistic scenarios.

  • Wheat field

    But as prices for agricultural land surge across America’s grain belt, regulators are warning that a new real estate bubble may be forming — echoing the frothy boom in home prices that saw values in Miami and Las Vegas skyrocket and then plummet, the New York Times reports.

  • Legendary investor Jim Rogers says the bull market in commodities is "still in place" and has a "long way to go."

  • Like many commodities, beef prices are soaring because of surging demand in emerging markets, rising feed costs, and the lowest cattle herd in 53 years.

  • Apparel makers aren't the only ones stitching together a plan to deal with rising cotton costs. Hotel chains, including some of the world's biggest brands, are looking to pass costs on to customers as soaring commodity prices hit the bottom line.

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    The uprisings in the Middle East have been in part blamed on soaring food prices but one market watcher told CNBC those states with huge oil wealth should be better able to keep their people appeased by subsidizing food prices and other incentives.

  • The "Mad Money" host explains how to navigate around the bears and locate opportunities.

  • As Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress inflation is very low, the "Fast Money" traders on Wednesday provided their take on the topic.