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  • OSLO, Oct 1- France's Total expects to start production at the Atla gas and condensate field in the North Sea this week, a spokesman said on Monday. There are still some issues to be solved at the host platform, "said Total spokesman Leif Harald Halvorsen.

  • As many as 100,000 people are expected to visit this huge outdoor farm show, kicking the tires on all the new machines the big equipment makers have to offer.

  • On Wednesday investors were taking a long hard look at commodities after our own Dennis Gartman was credited with underpinning the market due to his bullish comments.

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  • Stocks rebounded Thursday after a six-day selloff to close higher for the first time in June, after investors cheered the international trade report and following the Greek Cabinet's decision to support a new round of austerity measure for its debt-ridden nation.

  • Stocks rallied to session highs in the final hour of trading Thursday as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks following the international trade report and after the Greek Cabinet supported a new round of austerity measures for the debt-ridden nation.

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  • Joy Global posted better-than-expected quarterly results Wednesday and the mining equipment maker also boosted its forecast for 2011, above analysts’ expectations. What does the firm’s earnings mean for the economy going forward? Paul Bodnar, senior equity analyst at Longbow Research shared his insights.

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    Steve Grasso as well as other Fast Money traders caution retail investors not to run after this trade.

  • U.S. companies with businesses in emerging markets like China and Brazil will likely do well in the upcoming earnings season, says Scott Macdonald, head of credit and economics Research at Aladdin Capital Holdings.

  • Think you know why investors are flooding into the ag stocks? Their may be more than meets in the eye in the farm trade!

  • The big option trade of the day for Caterpillar appears to be a bet that the stock won't fall back to where it found support just a month ago.

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    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.

  • There’s been too much hype around Caterpillar versus the expected reality of a muted recovery in construction activity, said Eli Lustgarten, analyst at Longbow Research.

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  • On Wednesday investors will be pouring over earnings from farm equipment maker, Deere & Co. What will they reveal?

  • Bullishness rises, and that's bad news for the rally. I've been away in New Orleans for a few days, and my email are stuffed with more optimistic commentary from traders-about Bernanke's testimony, about better economic news. The message seems to be that recovery is coming sooner than expected.

  • Caterpillar is seeing heavy options activity as its stock trades moderately higher Wednesday. Calls outnumber puts by a 3-1 ratio and are concentrated at the February 33 strike, where contracts were bought for $0.77, $0.80, and $0.81. Some May 40 calls also traded for $0.88, according to OptionMonster's real-time tracking systems.

  • John Deere

    Deere & Co reported higher quarterly earnings Wednesday as soaring crop prices boosted global demand for its agricultural equipment, but the company's forecast for the rest of the year disappointed Wall Street and its shares fell 9 percent.

  • 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.