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  • How are you honoring your father this Father's Day?  With a tie?  A recycled birthday present? How about some stock?

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    Large private investors have been buying commodities in recent years, but now some are going further and buying actual farmland, says The New York Times.

  • Cramer's not 100% sure, though. Here's why.

  • There are cheaper food companies that are just as good, Cramer says.

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    Are there "b-b-bucks" in chicken? The options market seems to think so ... by betting against it.

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    In Thursday’s Web Extra the traders reveal how they’re playing fast food after Hardee’s owner CKE Restaurants posted a 99% drop in profits. Also the ConAgra trade.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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

  • 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.

  • Soybeans

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.