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Stocks held their gains Wednesday, extending their rally from the previous session, after the weaker-than-expected final read on first-quarter gross domestic product diminished worries that the Fed would rein in its stimulus measures in the immediate future.
U.S. stock index futures held their gains across the board Wednesday even after the final read on first-quarter gross domestic product came in weaker than expected.
Genetically modified seeds are used in corn and soybeans grown in the US, but the debate over the effects of tinkering with Mother Nature hasn't gone away.
Activists against genetically modified seeds are speaking out so loudly, companies now feel compelled to address the issue, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Investors should be wary of getting long before a threshold, StockMonster's Guy Adami says.
A unanimous Supreme Court decision barred patents on naturally occurring DNA, but analysts said the ruling did little harm to biotech companies.
The company won another round against organic growers as a court threw out their suit to keep Monsanto from suing if traces of its biotech genes are found in crops.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Monsanto is not pushing for expansion of genetically modified crops in most of Europe as opposition to its biotech seeds in many countries remains high, company officials said.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
South Korean millers suspended imports of U.S. wheat on Friday after the discovery of an unapproved strain of genetically modified wheat.
A strain of genetically engineered wheat never approved for sale or consumption was sprouting on a farm in Oregon, the Agriculture Department said Wednesday.
Stocks finished flat in lackluster trading Monday after the S&P 500 briefly touched a new all-time high.
The Supreme Court has given seed companies a big boost today, CNBC's Jane Wells reports.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
The US Supreme Court ruled that an Indiana farmer violated giant agribusiness company Monsanto's patent for a type of soybean.
Materials have lagged all year, but one option trader is betting that the sector will go from worst to first.