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  • Mad Mail: Is BP Still Buyable? Monday, 10 May 2010 | 7:48 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on agriculture, oil and more.

  • Overweight and Obesity Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 12:52 PM ET

    Take our quiz and find out how much you know about one of the most serious public health problems in the nation.

  • Farmers Cope With Roundup-Resistant Weeds Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 1:31 PM ET
    Farmer picking weeds

    For 15 years, Eddie Anderson, a farmer, has been a strict adherent of no-till agriculture, an environmentally friendly technique that all but eliminates plowing to curb erosion and the harmful runoff of fertilizers and pesticides. The NYT reports.

  • Move Over Napa, New York City’s Making Wine! Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 12:43 PM ET

    New York City is elbowing its way onto the wine scene, with its very own home-grown merlot, premium red and chardonnay. Hey, Vinny, getta load a this!

  • For Sake of Euro, Let Greece Go Bankrupt: Jim Rogers Friday, 23 Apr 2010 | 4:12 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Allowing Greece to go bankrupt may cause a lot of pain but it will be better for the single currency in the long run, investor Jim Rogers said in an interview with CNBC on Friday.

  • Small Growers or Corporate Cash Crop? Tuesday, 20 Apr 2010 | 12:01 AM ET
    Holding a male marijuana plant by one of its leaves.

    If pot becomes legal, local, artisanal growers—perhaps along with farmers' collectives—are likely to dominate in the early stage, as big firms ramp up to enter the market years later. Think Starbuds vs. Maxwell House.

  • A Superior Stock for the Season? Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010 | 7:16 PM ET

    It's the perfect time of year to buy this one-stop-shop for all things lawn and garden.

  • A Few Investing Nuggets that May Go Unnoticed Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010 | 4:30 AM ET

    Investors are underestimating the strength of the German and French economies, which will return to strong growth in the second and third quarters on the back of export and investment strength, Bob Parker, an analyst with Credit Suisse, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Why Are Options Bullish on This Falling Ag Stock? Friday, 9 Apr 2010 | 7:51 AM ET

    Shares of Bunge have been falling for more than two weeks, but the big option trade yesterday was bullish.

  • I'm 'Very Bullish' on These Ag Stocks: Analyst Monday, 8 Mar 2010 | 3:22 PM ET

    I’m "very bullish" on the North American agriculture business and stocks, said Charlie Rentschler, agriculture and machinery analyst at Morgan Joseph. He shared his best stock plays.

  • Bribes Let Tomato Vendor Sell Tainted Food Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 10:08 AM ET
    Tomatoes

    Prosecutors say SK Foods not only paid off buyers in exchange for contracts but also hid problems like mold.

  • Opportunities in Greece, Spain: Portfolio Manager Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 8:44 AM ET

    It is certainly time to watch out for investment opportunities in Greece, Kingsley Jones, international portfolio manager at Macquarie Funds Management Group, told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Stocks Snap Three-Day Losing Streak Monday, 25 Jan 2010 | 4:34 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday, rebounding off of their worst week since last March, as worries about Bernanke's confirmation subsided and investors scooped up bargains. Techs advanced ahead of earnings from Apple and Texas Instruments after the bell.

  • Techs Gain Ahead of Apple, TI Earnings Monday, 25 Jan 2010 | 2:16 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday, rebounding off of their worst week since last March, as worries about Bernanke's confirmation subsided and investors scooped up bargains. Techs advanced ahead of earnings from Apple and Texas Instruments after the bell.

  • Techs Gain Ahead of Apple, TI Earnings Monday, 25 Jan 2010 | 10:39 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday, rebounding off of their worst week since last March, as worries about Bernanke's confirmation subsided and investors scooped up bargains. Techs advanced ahead of earnings from Apple and Texas Instruments after the bell.

  • Wall Street Set to Stage Strong Rebound Monday, 25 Jan 2010 | 6:08 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a strong rebound Monday after Wall Street recorded its biggest losses since the end of October on Friday.

  • Stocks Have Worst Week Since March Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 6:15 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks logged their worst week since March, when the rally began, as worries about earnings, China and a tightening grip from Washington rattled Wall Street.

  • Stocks Turn Negative for Year; GE Gains Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 3:37 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks extended their losing streak for a third day Friday, dropping the Dow into negative territory for the year, as President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry continued to ripple through the market.

  • Stocks Extend Losing Streak; GE Climbs Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 11:08 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks continued to slide Friday, after logging their worst two-day decline since June, as President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry continued to ripple through the market.

  • Futures Lower After Selloff; GE Shares Rise Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 7:52 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock futures indicated another rough day for Wall Street on Friday after the previous day's selloff on the back of President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry.