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  • Grains Break Out Again     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 5:43 PM ET

    Dry patch of weather in the Midwest is pushing grain prices higher, with Rich Ilczyszyn, MF Global.

  • 10 Commodities With the Biggest Price Moves Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 11:56 AM ET
    Commodities are something many investors can relate to. What's not to like about corn, crude oil, or gold? Some commodities have been on a tear in recent months while others have significantly fallen off their highs. In fact, the a global commodity benchmark tracking 19 commodities mostly traded in the U.S., is down 32 percent from its all-time high back in July 2008. So far in 2011, the CRB index is down 3.8 percent compared to an 8.2 percent loss for the S&P 500. Despite that trend, several in

    CNBC’s Analytics Team compiled a list of the 10 best and worst performing commodities in the CRB index. Click ahead to learn about the hot and the not-so-hot commodities of 2011.

  • Grain Futures Sell-Off Was 'Overreaction': Analyst Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 8:18 AM ET
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    Markets have overreacted to recent concerns on oversupply in soft commodities, and the fundamentals do not support the recent sell-off, Sudakshina Unnikrishnan, analyst at Barclays Capital, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Buy Grains Before China Runs Out: Expert Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 2:48 AM ET

    China’s self-sufficiency in wheat, rice and corn could be reversed in dramatic fashion in the next few years offering investors a chance to make big returns, according to Richard Ferguson, the global head of agriculture at Renaissance Capital in London.

  • Wheat Slips as Russia to Resume Exports Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 6:11 AM ET
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  • Wheat Futures on the Rise Again     Friday, 27 May 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Global floods and drought have pushed wheat futures up over 75% in the past year. Insight on how to play this commodity trade, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on their stock picks of the day.

  • Rainy Day Investing: Grain Prices Expected to Rebound Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 2:20 PM ET
    Roy Presson (C) embraces his daughters Catherine (L) and Amanda as they stand on the edge of State Highway HH looking out at their family farm on May 3, 2011 at Wyatt, Missouri. The Presson home and 2,400 acres of land that they farmed was flooded last night when the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in a levee at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers to help save the town of Cairo, Illinois.

    Experts in the corn, wheat and soy markets expect the sharp pullback in recent weeks to be little more than a temporary correction as heavy rain and strong demand cause prices to rebound.

  • More Bad Weather Could See Record Food Prices Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 4:00 AM ET
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    With drought threatening food production in the EU, US and China analysts at Renaissance Capital believe the next 8-10 weeks will be crucial to prices in 2011 and 2012.

  • Glencore Traders Urged Russia to Ban Grain Exports Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 5:46 AM ET

    Glencore made a speculative bet on rising wheat and corn prices in the early stages of last summer’s Russian drought, when senior traders at the Swiss-based company publicly urged Russia to impose a grain export ban. The FT reports.

  • How to Trade the Volatile Grain Sector: Analyst Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 1:21 PM ET

    Grain prices are going to take almost two years to rebuild, so there's going to be a period of elevated costs, said Farha Aslam, food analyst at Stephens.

  • Commodities: If You Can't Eat It, Don't Buy It Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 1:06 PM ET

    If you're looking for action, try grains, but even that may be iffy. It all depends on the weather.

  • Wheat Wire Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET