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  • Stocks Turn Mixed as Oil Tops $107 Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 3:14 PM ET

    Stocks retreated Thursday after another analyst warning on the financial sector and disappointing earnings from Oracle.

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    In a down economy, investors often turn to Consumer Staples that are more insulated from economic cycles.  Key in this sector are food stocks; after all we still have to eat.  Yesterday, Conagra beat analyst expectations and today Erin Burnett interviews Kendall Powell, the CEO from General Mills.  Here is a list of some of the biggest food related companies and how they have performed YTD.

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    Soybeans

    A sharp increase in margin requirements for commodities contracts could slow trading and lower prices in the risk-driven market.

  • Stocks Decline After Weak Oracle Outlook Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 12:32 PM ET

    Stocks retreated Thursday after another analyst warning on the financial sector and disappointing earnings from Oracle.

  • ConAgra Profit Rises, to Sell Trading Business Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 11:13 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods Thursday said it would sell its commodity trading and merchandising operations in a deal valued at $2.1 billion, allowing it to focus on its core food business and to repurchase shares.

  • U.S. Treasurys Not Such A Hot Commodity Any More? Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 9:05 AM ET

    Futures jumped about 6 points as both weekly jobless claims and Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE, an indicator of the average increase in prices for domestic consumption), came in a bit below expectations.

  • Market Insider/Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 8:51 PM ET

    Oracle's disappointing earnings report could hang over the tech sector Thursday morning. Traders will also be watching the fourth quarter final GDP number, reported at 8:30 a.m. and weekly jobless claims, also at 8:30.

  • Stocks Snap Winning Streak Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 6:40 PM ET

    The Dow fell Wednesday as investors were pelted with reports that triggered concerns about the economy. What's the word on the Street?

  • Playing the Rate Cut: The Experts Speak Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 2:31 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve cut the fed funds rate by three-quarters of a point, to 2.25 percent. CNBC asked the experts how investors should adjust their portfolios. Here's what they said.

  • Five Stocks That Taste Good Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 11:57 AM ET

    What's on the menu for your portfolio?  Morningstar equity analyst Mitchell Corwin has pinpointed five food-producing "standouts" with stocks at reasonable prices.

  • Week Ahead: Stocks Held Hostage Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    In the week ahead, traders say the dysfunction in credit markets will continue to dominate, and they expect the stock market to keep testing lows in choppy trading.

  • Market Insider/Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 5:01 PM ET

    Stocks had their best three days in quite awhile, and whether the run continues depends in large part on what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has to say before Congress Wednesday and Thursday.

  • AutoZone Profit Rises as Margins Improve Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 9:46 AM ET

    AutoZone, the largest U.S. auto parts retail chain, posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Tuesday, helped by improved profit margins and sales to the commercial sector.

  • Europe Recovers after Credit Suisse Writedown Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 9:25 AM ET

    European markets have recovered in the past two hours after a rough start. Credit Suisse roiled the markets early, as it announced $2.85 billion in writedowns -- just a few days after posting relatively strong fourth-quarter profit...

  • Looking Great For '08: Citi's 58 Top Stock Picks Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 2:52 PM ET

    The first days of the New Year bring Citigroup's Citi Investment Research Top Picks: The bank polled each of its fundamental analysts on a single best money-making idea for 2008, with the option of an additional small-cap pick.  Citi says its 2007 list produced an average share price return of 16.7 percent, well ahead of the Standard and Poor's 500 average of 4.2 percent.

  • ConAgra Profit Up 15%, Aided by Commodity Trading Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 10:54 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods said Thursday that strong performance from its commodities trading group helped the company overcome the cost of a pot pie recall and post a 15 percent jump in second-quarter earnings.

  • Lightning Round: ConAgra, ValueClick, Apple and More Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 11:04 AM ET

    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.

  • New Regulations? Food Industry Unlikely to Be Fazed Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 2:29 PM ET

    Tighter food regulations under consideration could benefit consumers and companies alike, as Congress looks to help the industry through a crisis in confidence driven by a spate of high-profile recalls.

  • Conagra Says It's Not Being Investigated in Iraq Probe Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 2:18 PM ET

    Conagra Foods on Wednesday said it is not the target of a federal investigation into possible fraud and corruption in supplying the U.S. military in Iraq, denying information in a newspaper report.

  • ConAgra Foods said on Thursday that it was voluntarily recalling all varieties of Banquet brand frozen pot pies and all varieties of store brand frozen pot pies following concerns that its poultry pot pie products may be linked to an outbreak of salmonella.