Although commodity-based stocks have been a big laggard this year, we have noticed some relative strength in Market Vectors Agribusiness (NYSEARCA:MOO). After breaking a long-term downtrend line and successfully testing that line last month, NYSE:MOO May 31, 2013 11:11am
David Zeiler:Though tame through most of last year, food inflation has begun to surge again in 2013 - just as Money Morning Global Resources Specialist Peter Krauth predicted it would. NYSE:MOO February 22, 2013 2:14pm
Rick Mills: As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. Our agriculture system is concentrated on producing a very few staple crops - there is a very serious lack of crop diversity. Corn, wheat, rice and soy are the main staples and production is NYSE:CORN January 23, 2012 4:16pm
Kevin McElory: In 2011, for the first time ever, more corn (NYSEArca:CORN) was made into ethanol than consumed as food (for humans) or feed (for animals) in the United States. NYSE:CORN January 22, 2012 1:13pm
Wyatt Research Staff: Farmers who spent the year growing corn or milking cows may not have noticed that the U.S. government nearly shut down or that Europe is in a full-fledged debt crisis. That's because they were too busy turning record profits. NYSE:DBA December 23, 2011 3:15pm
David Zeiler: A smaller-than-expected U.S. fall harvest, combined with strong demand, has sown the seeds of higher corn market prices. That will inflate your grocery bill, but it's also an investing opportunity that should persist into next year according to some experts.
Kevin Grewal: Imbalances in supply and demand continue to take its toll on food prices as the price of meat continues to rise, giving positive support to the PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund NASDAQ:PAGG June 7, 2011 1:13pm