*Corn, wheat prices set April lows as plantings surge. NEW YORK, May 21- Corn prices hit multi-week lows on Tuesday, which pulled wheat lower, after record U.S. corn plantings, while oil and metals markets slipped amid worries the Federal Reserve might cut back its stimulus for the American economy.» Read More
Chinese demand, the weather and political risks will lead to a very volatile year for soft commodities' prices, analysts at Swiss bank Sarasin wrote in a research note Wednesday.
The latest big trade to profit from is agriculture. But with international food prices hitting record highs, campaigners are furious and it is adding to a regulatory zeal.
Plus, get Cramer’s take on the Justice Department’s investigation of UPS and FedEx, as well as a call on the agriculture space.
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.
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Plus, get alls on retail, tech, chemicals and much more.
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.