April 16- Chemtura Corp plans to sell its agrochemicals business to Platform Specialty Products Corp for about $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Chemtura's agrochemicals unit sells chemicals-based products such as insecticides and growth regulators.» Read More
World food prices continued to rise sharply in December, bringing them close to the crisis levels that provoked shortages and riots in poor countries three years ago, according to newly released United Nations data. The New York Times reports.
James Prokopanko, CEO of fertilizer giant Mosaic, said demand will be strong for the foreseeable future. Also check out our web exclusive conversation taped after the live show.
A highly regarded legislative analyst and the "Fast Money" traders discuss what impact the newly elected U.S. House speaker might have.
What I learned on safari is that soft commodities—you know, crops—are the key to what could be the next great secular growth story.
For Monday's "Options Action," Mike Khouw of Cantor Fitzgerald looks at Mosaic.
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The "Fast Money" traders offer their best plays for the final day of trading this week.
Top tech analyst Heather Bellini of ISI Group joins the "Fast Money" traders to discuss whether software giant Oracle is a buy.
CNBC's Melissa Lee interviews Terry Duffy, executive chairman of CME Group.
"DRJ" reveals which energy name is seeing increased options activity, as a result of talk about mergers and acquisitions.
Joe Sanderson, CEO of Sanderson Farms, explains what could make-or-break the ag trade in 2012.
You thought the tax debate in Congress this week was about extending the Bush tax cuts, right? Or unemployment insurance? It’s also about a long list of smaller tax provisions that have been salted into the bill, unrelated provisions that benefit special interests.
A highly regarded cloud computing analyst reveals his best plays for the new year.
The "Fast Money" traders look at how to trade China's inflation data.
The "Fast Money" traders look at copper and gold ahead of China's November inflation report.
Now that Centennial Seed has established a presence in Colorado, selling cannabis seeds to producers of medical marijuana, Ben Holmes wants to tackle 14 other states, where the drug is legal.
Stocks are one of the best value asset classes available to investors, but sovereign bonds including US Treasurys are among the most expensive, Hank Smith, CIO of Haverford Investment, told CNBC Tuesday.
And they’re more than plays on just that sector. In fact, they’re making money right now in multiple bull markets.
US companies in agriculture and technology are strong investments, particularly those that offer big dividends, BlackRock CEO and chairman Laurence Fink told CNBC Tuesday.