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  • King dollar question mark for earnings and stocks Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 5:52 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Even after Friday's jobs report fueled the market's rally, stocks could be in for more bumps, as the first trickle of earnings reports begin.

  • Stocks could stumble as earnings season looms Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 6:19 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Even after Friday's jobs report fueled the market's rally, stocks could be in for more bumps, as the first trickle of earnings reports begin.

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 3- At least one soybean exporter in Brazil has agreed with Monsanto to collect royalties, in exchange for a fee, from farmers who planted genetically engineered seeds marketed by the company, according to industry sources. In Brazil, where genetically modified seeds have only been legal since 2005, reusing seeds is more common and it is easier for...

  • Oct. 2- Japan and South Korea are continuing to test the U.S. wheat they buy to make sure the grain is not contaminated with an experimental version developed by Monsanto Co, but could soon stop the practice, the head of a U.S. wheat association said on Thursday. The two countries, which are among the top purchasers of U.S. wheat, have been sampling and testing all the U.S....

  • A bad omen for agriculture? Cramer's warning Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 1:46 PM ET
    Three farm tractors in a freshly cut cornfield near Visalia, California.

    The entire farm complex could see widespread selling after a fertilizer maker issued an earnings warning, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • GMO 'superseeds' leading to 'superweeds' Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    The newest batch of crop seeds is setting off another debate over GMOs. This time, they're being blamed for an infestation of "superweeds."

  • Sept 26- U.S. wheat exports should not be hurt by the second discovery of experimental Monsanto Co. genetically modified wheat growing in a U.S. state where it was not approved, industry leaders said on Friday, because the wheat is not believed to be in commercial channels.

  • Sept 26- Monsanto Co's experimental genetically engineered wheat, never approved for sale, has been found growing in a second U.S. state, and regulators said on Friday they could not explain how the plants escaped field trials that ended almost a decade ago.

  • Sept 26- Monsanto Co's experimental genetically engineered wheat, never approved for sale, has been found growing in a second U.S. state, and regulators said on Friday they could not explain how the plants escaped field trials that ended almost a decade ago.

  • "We sure are aware of the concerns that have been expressed," said Dow AgroSciences President Tim Hassinger in an interview.

  • Sept 17- The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday gave final approval to new genetically modified corn and soybeans developed by Dow AgroSciences that, while heavily criticized by environmentalists and some farmers, are portrayed by Dow as an answer to weed resistance problems that limit crop production.

  • *DuPont shares up 4 pct. Sept 17- Activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP urged DuPont to separate its high-growth businesses from the more cyclical ones, blaming the company's conglomerate structure for its "underperformance."

  • Sept 3- Opponents of mandatory labeling for foods made with genetically modified organisms spent more than $27 million in the first six months of this year on GMO-related lobbying, roughly three times their spending in all of 2013, according to an analysis released Wednesday.

  • Engineered food fight spending booms in first half Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 6:14 AM ET
    Wheat grows in a test field at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis, Oregon.

    Opponents of mandatory labeling for foods made with genetically modified organisms spent roughly three times their spending in all of 2013.

  • Sept 3- Opponents of mandatory labeling for foods made with genetically modified organisms spent more than $27 million in the first six months of this year on GMO-related lobbying, roughly three times their spending in all of 2013, according to an analysis released Wednesday.

  • How the SpaceX economy can make you money Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Spaceflight remains a dream for most stargazers, but everyone can buy a portfolio of stocks to invest in space travel of the future.

  • Aug 6- U.S. regulators on Tuesday said they are leaning toward approval of a new line of herbicide-tolerant crops developed by Monsanto Co even though they could increase problematic weed resistance for farmers. St. Louis- based Monsanto, said the APHIS move was "a noteworthy sign of progress."

  • Early movers: FOXA, TWX, GE, M, S, TMUS, Z & more Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Cramer: 2 stocks to buy on the way down Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:28 PM ET

    If you’re looking to put money to work, the current selloff may be presenting opportunity.

  • Monsanto Co., Dow Chemical and other GMO crop backers last summer kicked off an interactive website, called GMO Answers, as the centerpiece of a broad effort to win over consumers.