Chicago Ag Trades

Chicago Ag Trade #1- Outrageous Outperformance

Corn, fertilizer and John Deere tractors are among the most sought after items in this country. The surge in demand has revitalized America’s heartland and the city where it’s bought and sold is Chicago.

But some investors worry that the run is done. Here are the latest ways to profit from the "Great American Ag Trade?"

Forget about the straight ag plays such as Deere , Monsanto and Potash , says Pete Najarian. That run is done.

But I still see room on the upside for shippers. Check out DryShips or Diana Shipping , he counsels

I think DuPont is the way to go, counters Guy Adami.

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Chicago Ag Trade #2 - Chicago's Tastiest Trade

Should you gobble up Illinois-based McDonald's ahead of its annual meeting Thursday?

I think McDonald’s is a great company. But I like Burger Kingbetter, says Jeff Macke.

McDoanld’s is the play, counters Guy Adami.

I like both fast food stocks, Pete Najarian exclaims.









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Trader disclosure: On May 16, 2008, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Adami Owns (AGU), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT), (NUE), (BTU); Pete Najarian Owns (AAPL), (BKC), (TSO), (XLF), (HPQ); Pete Najarian Owns (AA) Calls, (C) Calls, (MSFT) Calls; Macke Owns (MSFT), (ATVI), (DIS), (WMT), (INTC); Finerman Owns (GS); Finerman's Firm Owns (JCP), (MO), (MSFT), (NYX), (PLCE), (TSO), (VLO); Finerman's Firm Owns SPX Index Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns (C) And (C) Leaps, Finerman Owns (C); Finerman's Firm Owns (HD) And (HD) Puts, Finerman Owns (HD); Finerman's Firm Owns (YHOO) 1X2 Call Spreads; Finerman's Firm Is Short (IYR), (IJR), (MDY), (IWM), (SPY); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own Shares Of Hong Kong Stock Exchange; Finerman's Firm Owns (GLNG)