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  • Dow and S&P 500 Reach Fresh 15-Month Highs Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 4:31 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at fresh 15-month highs as shares of big manufacturers advanced on strong Chinese economic data, but the Nasdaq fell as tech shares succumbed to profit-taking.

  • Down on the Farm, Up on the Stock Market Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 1:10 PM ET
    Cows in a meadow

    I'm in Seattle for the annual meeting of the American Farm Bureau Federation, where farmers say they're under siege by environmentalists who want to impose living standards on livestock and push cap and trade limits on carbon emissions. Farmers are also smarting from generally low food prices this year as consumers pulled back on eating out or buying meat.

  • Stocks Weak as Dollar Tumbles, Techs Fall Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 10:36 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are poised for solid gains at the start of trading Monday, following rallies in major markets in Asia and Europe.

  • Global Gains Bring Buyers Before Hours Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 6:07 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are poised for solid gains at the start of trading Monday, following rallies in major markets in Asia and Europe.

  • Winning Commodity Plays in 2010: Market Pros Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | 7:29 PM ET

    When investors talk about commodities, gold and oil are the first ones that come to mind. But are they the commodities you should be looking at now? Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of US Global Investors, and Mark Hansen, director of trading at CPM Group, shared their insights.

  • Gold Has One Super-Spike Left: Strategist Wednesday, 16 Dec 2009 | 7:16 AM ET

    Gold has one more super-spike left in it, Al Abaroa, commodity strategist from Options Pro, said on Monday. He predicts the precious metal will rise to $1,300-$1,400 in the first six months of 2010 before losing its luster.

  • UK, France Rivalry Grows — over Farms Wednesday, 9 Dec 2009 | 6:00 AM ET

    The renewed rivalry between France and the UK is still growing. And this time agriculture is the altercation.

  • Cramer: A New Bull Market Has Emerged Monday, 7 Dec 2009 | 6:47 PM ET

    Find out where the big money is now.

  • After Delays, Vaccine to Counter Bad Beef Tested Friday, 4 Dec 2009 | 10:47 AM ET
    E. coli cultured on an EMB plate

    While studies have shown varying degrees of effectiveness, many researchers believe E. coli vaccines can reduce the number of animals carrying the bacteria by 65 to 75 percent.  The question for farmers: who will pay for it? The New York Times reports.

  • An unlikely leader has set the tone for the whole sector.

  • Cramer: Tuesday's Market Action Explained Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | 3:23 PM ET

    Well, as best the Mad Money host can anyway. No doubt stocks are sending some mixed messages.

  • Why doesn’t it look like our situation’s improving? Because it is.

  • Whet Your Appetite with These Food Commodities Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 5:08 AM ET
    Pig Farm

    As the holiday season fast approaches, food seems to be on everyone's minds. But does food also whet the investor's appetite?

  • Cramer: Your Thanksgiving Week Game Plan Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 7:05 PM ET

    Four days, six stocks, your chance to profit.

  • Cramer: 9 Stocks That Work Right Now Thursday, 19 Nov 2009 | 7:00 PM ET

    Having a hard time figuring out what to buy in this market? The Mad Money host highlights his top picks.

  • Cramer: Ag’s In Season Again Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 8:01 PM ET

    Here are the Mad Money host’s top picks in the sector right now.

  • Commodities: The Fab Four And A Motley Crew Thursday, 29 Oct 2009 | 11:31 AM ET
    Gold Bars

    A weak dollar and global economic recovery should boost most commodities prices, but gold, oil, corn and sugar will fare the best.

  • Fraud Plagues Sugar Subsidy System in Europe Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 10:56 AM ET

    In the sprawling European subsidy program - which lavishes more than 50 billion euros ($75 billion at current exchange rates) a year in agricultural aid - no commodity is more susceptible to fraud, chicanery and rule-bending, experts say, than simple household sugar.

  • Uncorking the Fine Wine Market Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 6:19 AM ET
    Wine glass

    Investors looking for variation from stocks, bonds and currencies could try investing in good wine, which has provided good returns over long periods of time,  but should beware of unprofessional advice in the area.

  • Low Milk Prices Have Dairy Farmers Killing Cows Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 5:26 AM ET

    After burning through $1 million in savings and seeing no end to their losses, dairy farmers Jake and Lori Slegers figured they didn't have much choice — they had to kill the cows.