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  • Grain Traffic Halted After Minneapolis Bridge Collapse Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | 9:55 AM ET
    Emergency workers are seen on and near the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis after it collapsed, sending numerous vehicles into the Mississippi River, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007. The busy highway bridge that spans the Mississippi River just northeast of Minneapolis collapsed during rush hour Wednesday, sending dozens of cars, tons of concrete and twisted metal crashing into the water. (AP Photo/Jacob Reynolds)

    River traffic on the upper reaches of the Mississippi River, a vital waterway for moving billions of dollars worth of commodities, was halted late on Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Minneapolis.

  • ADM Profit Doubles on Gain, Ethanol Volume Falls Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | 8:31 AM ET

    Archer Daniels Midland Monday posted quarterly profit that more than doubled due to a gain form an asset exchange, though its processing business were hurt by a drop in ethanol sales volume and declining margins in some lines.

  • Cramer's Emergency Game Plan Friday, 27 Jul 2007 | 12:03 PM ET

    Despite Thursday’s massive drop, there are still stocks worth buying. Cramer lays out the best type to own.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.

  • Democrats Work For Consensus on Farm Legislation Friday, 27 Jul 2007 | 11:06 AM ET

    House Democratic leaders have beaten back a challenge from their own party as they debate a multibillion-dollar farm bill that would continue subsidies for U.S. crops.

  • Syngenta Reports 27% Rise in First-Half Net Profit Thursday, 26 Jul 2007 | 7:38 AM ET

    Agrochemical company Syngenta on Thursday posted a 27% rise in net profit for the first six months and raised its outlook for the rest of the year.

  • Investing in Colombia: Video Roundup Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | 3:43 PM ET

    Change has come to Colombia. The South American nation was not so long ago synonymous with narcotics trafficking, violent revolutionary groups and shocking assassinations of prosecutors and judges.

  • Stop Trading! Friday, 20 Jul 2007 | 3:24 PM ET

    Both Caterpillar and Google missed their quarters, but Cramer isn’t ready to give up on them yet.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.

  • Food-Labeling Effort Gains Momentum Sunday, 15 Jul 2007 | 12:00 PM ET

    Shoppers are in the dark about where much of their food comes from despite a five-year-old law requiring meat and other products to carry labels with their country of origin.

  • We did it! Five states in five days, four flights and one long drive. Our journey through America's Top States for Business covered some 6,000 miles, and we hope we highlighted some of the states and practices that are "Keeping America Great".

  • The economic fates of Texas and the energy industry are inexorably linked. And that industry is part of how Texas gained a reputation for doing everything big.

  • It's amazing the power you posses when you know a secret--apparently no matter how trivial. To add a little fun to our series on America's Top States for Business, we've been unveiling our Top Five daily on CNBC's Power Lunch. Not only have we been keeping the identity of the states secret from our viewers until the last minute; there is only a small circle of people within CNBC who know where we will be each day.

  • The countdown begins, as the team begins its trip across America, visiting each of the top five states in days ahead. . The first stop is North Carolina, which ranked No. 5 in our study.

  • We didn't plan it this way, honest. But it's a good thing our No. 4 state, Georgia, is just two states away from our number five state, North Carolina.

  • CNBC, America's Business Channel, and CNBC.com look at the best -- and worst -- states for business in our new exclusive study.

  • Monsanto Profit Jumps 71% on Strong Corn Seed Sales Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | 9:57 AM ET

    Monsanto reported on Thursday that quarterly earnings jumped 71 percent, driven partly by surging sales of its genetically modified corn and other seeds.

  • ADM Considering Offer for Brazil's Cosan: WSJ Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | 3:27 AM ET

    Archer Daniels Midland, the largest U.S. ethanol producer, is considering a purchase of  Brazil's Cosan SA as ADM prepares to enter Brazil's sugarcane ethanol business, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Friday.

  • Drought in Midwest Could Drive Grain Prices Higher Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | 4:25 PM ET

    John Person, president of National Futures.com, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that drought could drive grain prices to record highs this summer.

  • Chinese Chemical Companies Cut Loose? Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 7:49 PM ET

    If speculation that China will repeal a tax rebate for its soda ash exporters is true, that could mean a profit windfall for American firm FMC.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.

  • Monsanto CEO: Ethanol Can Thrive Without Subsidies Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 3:37 PM ET

    Hugh Grant, chairman and chief executive of Monsanto, told CNBC’s “Street Signs” that he believes ethanol will be a “sustainable industry” that can thrive without governmental subsidies.

  • Game Plan for the Week of June 4 Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 6:57 PM ET

    Next week is conference week and that means companies should have big news for investors. Here’s how to play it.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.