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  • Can Drought-Tolerant Seeds Save the Crop? Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 3:06 PM ET
    A rotting ear of corn sits on a struggling corn plant in a drought-stricken farm field.

    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.

  • Drought-Proof Corn Seeds?     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 10:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on some genetically modified seeds that are specifically made to fight droughts.

  • Stocks to Watch: HCA, HMA, THC & More Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 12:48 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Trading the Worst Drought in 50 Years Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:34 PM ET

    With large portions of the nation’s corn crop faltering, Cramer thinks investors should consider this stock.

  • Record Setting Midwest Drought     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    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.

  • Futures Turn Mixed Ahead of EU Summit Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 8:55 AM ET

    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.

  • Taking Stock of the Markets     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    Where can investors find growth and dividends? Barbara Marcin, GAMCO Investors, reveals her top stock picks.

  • Gartman: The Best Fert & Ag Plays     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 5:19 PM ET

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter has a trade on the growing strength in fertilizer stocks.

  • Inside Monsanto's Q2     Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:27 AM ET

    Michael Cox, Piper Jaffray, explains why Monsanto earnings fell short of estimates.

  • 6 Major ETFs to Watch This Week Monday, 31 Jan 2011 | 3:26 PM ET

    Here are six ETFs to watch this week, from TheStreet.

  • Ways to Profit From Rising Food Prices Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 10:48 AM ET
    Wheat field

    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.

  • Will Solidly Bullish Earnings Generate Gains For Intel? Thursday, 13 Jan 2011 | 6:07 PM ET

    With Intel profits easily outpacing Wall Street expectations, how should you position? What’s the tech trade?

  • Halftime: Traders on Pins & Needles Waiting For Intel Thursday, 13 Jan 2011 | 1:26 PM ET

    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!

  • Rebalance Your Portfolio With These Stocks: Pros Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    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.

  • Digging Into Farmland Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    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.

  • The 10 Hottest Commodities of 2010 Friday, 15 Oct 2010 | 10:01 AM ET
    The Reuters/Jefferies CRB Index is a global commodity benchmark tracking 19 commodities that are mostly U.S. traded.

    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: Burden to Consumers, But Big Boon For Investors Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 2:05 PM ET

    Corn prices are flying higher, presenting headaches for consumers but opportunities for investors.

  • Analyst Watch: Top Trades for the Next Six Months Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 8:31 AM ET

    Here's what analysts are saying about the rest of 2010.

  • A participant at a Tea Party Express rally displays a sign critical of the Obama administration on April 13, 2010 in Albany, New York. The Tea Party Express will head to Boston on Wednesday where the headline speaker at an afternoon rally will be Sarah Palin.

    "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.