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  • Diversifying Away from a U.S. Recession Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 11:59 AM ET

    With more voices adding every day to the chorus predicting the world's biggest economy will go into a recession, diversifying away from U.S. stocks is a healthy strategy, analysts told CNBC on Monday.

  • Cramer's Down on Darden Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 8:02 PM ET

    He may love the unlimited salad bowl at the Olive Garden, but the restaurant's parent company leaves a bad taste in his mouth.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Stop Trading!: Seed Stock of the Year Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 3:09 PM ET

    Is it a biotech or an ag stock? Either way, Monsanto is on the path to profits in an otherwise dismal market.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • FDA Set to OK Cloned Meat: WSJ Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 3:36 AM ET

    The Food and Drug Administration is expected to declare as early as next week that meat and milk from cloned animals and their offspring are safe to consume, the Wall Street Journal reported without naming its source.

  • Monsanto Profit Nearly Triples, Raises Forecast Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 8:39 AM ET
    Monsanto

    Agricultural company Monsanto said Thursday that quarterly profit nearly tripled, helped by strength in its corn seed and herbicide businesses.

  • Agrium's Ripe for Harvest Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | 7:47 PM ET

    This fertilizer company is ready to go much higher.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Stop Trading!: Ag's a Bounty Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | 12:06 PM ET

    The sector's so hot even sprinklers are making money.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Wheat Tops $10 a Bushel for First Time Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | 8:56 AM ET

    U.S. wheat futures surged more than 3 percent on Monday, surpassing $10 a bushel for the first time and sparking fears that food price inflation is more than just a temporary blip.

  • Wheat Tops $10 a Bushel for First Time Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | 8:38 AM ET

    U.S. wheat futures surged more than 3 percent on Monday and surpassed $10 a bushel for the first time as strong U.S. export numbers amid dwindling world supplies prompted funds and investors to rush to cover positions.

  • Funny Business with Jane Wells Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 1:55 PM ET

    Fake Jane is very excited about 2008! She hopes to afford major reconstructive surgery which will turn back the hands of time. Or maybe she can at least afford better skincare products. Maybe she'll even go on a date! She's very optimistic that, even if she doesn't meet Mr. Right, she'll meet Mr. Desperate. Yes!

  • Cramer: Agriculture Is an Energy Play Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 11:31 AM ET

    As long as oil stays expensive, this bull market should grow steadily over the long term.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • World Faces Food Shortages, Soaring Prices: Report Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 5:46 AM ET

    The world is eating more than it produces and food prices may climb for years because of expansion of farming for fuel and climate change, risking social unrest, an expert and a new report said on Tuesday.

  • Stop Trading!: Bull Market in Agriculture Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | 3:20 PM ET

    The ag complex is on fire, Cramer says. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Smithfield Profit Down on Disease Costs, Hog Prices Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | 12:39 PM ET

    Smithfield Foods, the world's largest hog and pork producer, reported a lower quarterly profit as lower hog prices, a tax loss, and costs related to swine disease in Romania hurt results.

  • Deere Profit Soars on Agriculture Sales Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | 3:56 PM ET
    John Deere

    Deere reported better-than-expected earnings Wednesday, and provided an upbeat outlook for the coming year, as strong sales to farmers worldwide offset a downturn in construction sales, especially in the United States.

  • USDA Reverses Itself on Tyson Antibiotic Label: WSJ Monday, 19 Nov 2007 | 9:54 PM ET

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture told Tyson Foods the department made a mistake and that the second-largest U.S. chicken producer could no longer label products as "raised without antibiotics," the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

  • ADM Shares Surge on Better-Than-Expected Profit Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 12:47 PM ET

    Archer Daniels Midland, a major food processor, reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, overcoming weakness in the ethanol business and sending its shares up as much as 9 percent.

  • BASF Raises Outlook after Rising Quarterly Profits Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | 6:47 AM ET

    BASF raised its full-year profit forecast after third-quarter operating profit came in as expected thanks to acquisitions, higher demand and prices for its chemicals and agrochemicals products.

  • Australia Slashes Wheat Forecast Due to Drought Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 9:32 PM ET

    Australia slashed its official 2007/08 wheat crop forecast by 22 percent on Tuesday, the second downgrade in just six weeks as drought and searing temperatures have led to total crop failure in some regions.