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The drought has been awful for farmers, but it could reap a bumper crop of good news for the seed business. With much of this year's corn harvest expected to be a disaster, analysts expect farmers to double down on seed purchases next year to get back on their feet.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on some genetically modified seeds that are specifically made to fight droughts.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
With large portions of the nation’s corn crop faltering, Cramer thinks investors should consider this stock.
The Midwest drought is causing some serious disasters for the bread basket of America, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer, and explains why he thinks Monsanto is due for a pullback.
U.S. stock index futures briefly edged higher Wednesday following a better-than-expected durable goods orders report, but quickly erased gains to turn mixed again as investors remained cautious ahead of another EU summit later this week.
Where can investors find growth and dividends? Barbara Marcin, GAMCO Investors, reveals her top stock picks.
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter has a trade on the growing strength in fertilizer stocks.
Michael Cox, Piper Jaffray, explains why Monsanto earnings fell short of estimates.
Here are six ETFs to watch this week, from TheStreet.
If you're looking to profit from rising world food prices or simply want to diversify your portfolio to hedge against inflation, the number of products offered continues to mushroom.
With Intel profits easily outpacing Wall Street expectations, how should you position? What’s the tech trade?
As the largest chipmaker in the world, Intel has been a proxy for strength in the tech sector, but lately the stock has lagged. Will earnings put this company back on top?
Something big is happening overseas and it will likely have a big impact on the prices of things you eat!
Investors tend to use the first week of the year to rebalance their portfolios from last year’s winners, said Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, and Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial.
World-class investing gurus such as commodities kingpin Jim Rogers and hedge fund-luminary George Soros have been fueling demand, repeatedly citing rising demand and shrinking supply.
We took a look at the commodities in the CRB Index, and calculated the ones with the best YTD performance based on the closing price on Oct. 14, 2010.
Corn prices are flying higher, presenting headaches for consumers but opportunities for investors.
Here's what analysts are saying about the rest of 2010.
"Tea parties" have played a role in knocking out some incumbents in primary elections around the country and if the current trend continues, they'll have an impact on policy in November. Investors should start to think of how this might affect their portfolio, especially with markets currently offering discounts on shares.