The newest batch of crop seeds is setting off another debate over GMOs. This time, they're being blamed for an infestation of "superweeds."» Read More
The Reuters/Jefferies CRB Index is a global commodity benchmark tracking 19 commodities that are mostly U.S. traded. The index outperformed the S&P in the first months of the year, currently up 10.24% versus 3.16% in the broader market. The recent commodity rally has been driven by weakness in the dollar and an underlying belief that the economy will improve, ultimately leading to increased demand and higher-priced commodities contracts.
With the S&P 500 closing lower for the fourth consecutive day, stocks have just recorded their longest losing streak since the rally began. How should you be trading?
Peter Kenny, managing director of Knight Equities, offered a favorite idea for investors to consider.
The dollar is stronger, oil prices are dropping. So what's the commodity play now? Giles Keating, global head of research at Credit Suisse, has two answers. Watch the video for Keating's strategy.
While commodity prices keep soaring, some of the fertilizer producers continue to harvest the profits. Today's stellar IPO of Intrepid Potash is just one example. Here are some other winning fertilizer players.
"If I were to describe the environment as it is now it's certainly a bear market environment," said Todd Salamone, director of trading at Schaeffer's Investment Research.