Agriculture

Smithfield Foods’ Pork Business May Gain Chinese Flavor; Canada’s Largest Bank also Booking Large Profits; Berkshire’s Abel to Grow Energy Holdings

Smithfield Foods, the largest U.S.-owned hog producer and pork processor, soon may be merely the largest U.S. asset...

Producer Prices Post Big Drop in Three Years; Deere Cuts Forecast as Wet Weather Slows Construction; Germany Fails to Stop Europe’s Malaise

The latest sign that the U.S. economy remains weak comes in the form of U.S. producer prices notching...

Daily Data Flow: Manufacturing Data Lowers Stocks; Corn Supply up, Prices down; Dollar, Euro Fall against Yen

U.S. manufacturing grew less than predicted last month, according to a new report, and that news sent stocks...

Eagle Eye Opener: One Expert Likes Gold and Equities; Wheat Prices Hit Seven-Month High; U.S. Manufacturers Rebound

With the fiscal cliff agreement safely finished, many U.S. investors now believe that smooth sailing lies ahead for...

Profit from Feeding the Hungry

Foreign direct investment (FDI) focused on food and agricultural production has soared more than 300% in just the...

Eagle Eye Opener: Investors Hurt by Italian Leader’s Plan to Resign; Corn Prices Dip; Wall Street Bonuses Trump Average U.S. Salary

Investors, especially those who own Italian-based financials. incurred paper losses when Italy's prime minister announced his plans to...

ETF Talk: Get Ready to Milk Profits with MOO

An agricultural commodity-oriented ETF has captured my attention recently. The Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) owns the biggest...

ETF Talk: Agriculture Provides Growth Potential

In the wake of this summer’s devastating drought, domestic crop prices are spiking. In addition, a rare period...

Spiking U.S. Grain Prices Have Far-Reaching Implications for Investors

In the wake of one of the worst droughts in U.S. history, domestic crop prices are spiking and...

ETF Talk: Agriculture Fund Provides a Positive Outlook for Investors

The agricultural sector in the United States has been experiencing a recent bout of hardships, particularly with the...