Food and Beverage Agriculture


  • US Must Stop Printing Money, Copy Europe: Rogers Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 3:07 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    The United States needs to stop printing money and take on austerity measures like the Europeans did, in order for the economy to recover, renowned investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Monday.

  • Analysts at JPMorgan Chase lowered their price forecast and urged clients to sell oil. But how are the traders playing this call?

  • The analyst who gave The Men's Warehouse an upgrade explains what he sees in the corporate apparel retailer.

  • US Farmers Wary of Gaining From Russia’s Woes Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 5:18 PM ET
    Flames are seen in a field at the edge of Voronezh, central Russia, on July 31, 2010.

    Russia’s ban on grain exports, in response to a devastating drought, has sent prices shooting up all over the world. But farmers in wheat country, far from seeing the spike as an unexpected blessing, are wary, the New York Times explains.

  • New BHP Bid for Potash Likely Very Soon Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010 | 10:36 PM ET
    Bhp Billiton Headquarters

    Expect things to move fast in BHP Billiton's attempt to take control of Canadian fertilizer giant Potash of Saskatchewan.  BHP is likely to initiate an offer for Potash very quickly, though the board of BHP has yet to make a firm determination.

  • Despite BHP Offer, Potash Is Still a Buy Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010 | 7:33 PM ET

    Cramer typically recommends the selling of any company that has received a takeover bid. But not this time. Here's why.

  • From Russia with Profits: Spy Pictures of Crops Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010 | 1:35 PM ET

    Using infrared and microwave images of the entire planet taken twice a day, Lanworth can distinguish between each type of agricultural commodity—corn, soybeans, wheat and on and on—and discover the total number of acres of each planted overall.

  • Potash Rejects BHP Billiton Bid as Undervalued Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010 | 8:07 AM ET
    Farmer picking weeds

    Potash of Saskatchewan said Tuesday its board has rejected an unsolicited takeover bid from BHP Billiton worth about $38.49 billion, saying it undervalues the fertilizer producer.

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    First it was beer, now — gasp! — bacon prices are on the rise. But don't panic, America. It's actually a good sign for the economy!

  • US Farmers to Benefit From Failing Wheat Crops Friday, 13 Aug 2010 | 10:52 AM ET
    Wheat Fields

    US farmers will reap the benefits from failing crops round the world, the US Department of Agriculture said on Thursday as it forecast the country’s second-largest wheat exports in 15 years, worth billions of dollars. The FT reports.

  • These 4 Sectors Bottomed on Thursday Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 7:13 PM ET

    Cramer knew a third of the market would. It was just a question of who.

  • Avoid Tech and Banks, Buy This Sector Instead Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 3:09 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on gold and more.

  • Russia's Bad Reputation Brings Good Returns Wednesday, 11 Aug 2010 | 4:48 AM ET
    The Spasskaya Tower in Red Square, Moscow.

    Russia's reputation as a dangerous country for investors actually gives foreigners brave enough to invest there an advantage, Jochen Wermuth, CIO of Wermuth Asset Management, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Drought Doubles the Price of Barley in 6 Weeks Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 7:20 AM ET

    “The rise has gone unnoticed because all the attention was on wheat,” Abdolreza Abbassian, senior grain economist at the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, told the Financial Times.

  • Cramer: Russian Wheat-Export Ban Means Ag Bull Market Thursday, 5 Aug 2010 | 7:24 PM ET

    How you can capitalize on the ag bull market Cramer thinks is "here to stay."

  • Zaidi: One Earth is Not Enough For Our Survival Thursday, 5 Aug 2010 | 4:39 PM ET

    In 2050, we expect the world population to reach 9 billion people. If we continue on the same path as we are today, those 9 billion people will require the resources of 2.3 planets in order to survive. While humankind has achieved many amazing technological innovations throughout time, creating two more Earths is likely out of the question.

  • Wheat Soars; Rogers Sees 'Much Higher' Food Prices Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | 4:29 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    The July rise in wheat prices, the fastest in 51 years, indicates that shortages in agriculture are coming, Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told Tuesday.

  • The Best Trade on Ethanol Growth Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 7:18 PM ET

    It isn’t a pure play, though. This time Cramer took a different approach.

  • Tomorrow's Trades - Capital Ideas Into Year's End Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 4:45 PM ET
    Over the past several weeks the traders as well as Fast Money friends have revealed their top trading ideas for the second half of 2010.

    Traders as well as Fast Money friends have revealed some of their top trading ideas for the second half of 2010.

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    Tobacco stocks year-to-date have outperformed the market and offer attractive dividends.