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  1. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    April 10, 2014
    Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 17, 2013
    Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  3. Bear of the Day: Agrium (AGU) - Bear of the Day

    October 10, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Agrium (AGU) - Bear of the Day
  4. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Aug 2013 - Industry Outlook

    August 20, 2013
    Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Aug 2013 - Industry Outlook
  5. Bear of the Day: Potash (POT) - Bear of the Day

    August 12, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Potash (POT) - Bear of the Day
  6. A Huge Opportunity In Fertilizer Stocks

    August 7, 2013
    While the Belarusian Potash Company (BPC) cartel’s break-up shook the entire fertilizer industry, the long term picture is ...
  7. Yara Built To Last, But Looking At A Downturn In The Cycle

    July 15, 2013
    Yara is an excellent company, but facing a potentially significant decline in prices and margins.
  8. CF Industries Reopening Alberta Plant - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    CF Industries is resuming operations at its nitrogen fertilizer complex in Medicine Hat.
  9. Alberta Flood Shuts CF Industries' Plant - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    CF Industries has temporarily shutdown its nitrogen fertilizer complex at Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.
  10. Potash Hikes Dividend by 33% - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Crop nutrient company Potash Corp of Sakatchewan Inc. (POT) recently announced a roughly 33% hike in its quarterly dividend ...
  11. Potash Misses Estimates in 4Q - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    Potash Corp of Sakatchewan Inc.'s (POT) fourth-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings (excluding a provision for settlement of antitrust ...
  12. Agrium Jumps on Higher View - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Shares of leading fertilizer company Agrium Inc. (AGU) shot up as it raised its earnings forecast for fourth-quarter 2012, ...
  13. POT's Canpotex Signs Sinofert Deal - Analyst Blog

    January 2, 2013
    Canpotex Limited, the offshore marketing company jointly owned by Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT), Agrium Inc. ...
  14. Chemical Stock Outlook - December 2012 - Industry Outlook

    December 20, 2012
    The September quarter essentially mirrored the conditions witnessed in the first two quarters of the year. A feeble economic ...
  15. The Fertile Play In Fertilizer

    December 13, 2012
    Adding the agriculture sector to a portfolio is a prudent move and now could be a great time to do just that.
  16. 4 Cheap Fertilizer Stocks - Investment Ideas

    December 10, 2012
    In the winter months in the northern hemisphere it's easy to forget about the agriculture sector because everything goes ...
  17. SOIL: The Best Agribusiness ETF Pick? - ETF News And Commentary

    November 15, 2012
    Although it now appears to be a distant memory, the summer's crop crisis should never be too far outside of investors' minds. ...
  18. NYSE Stocks, Including Goldman Sachs, Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 7, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the market is not looking good. The Nasdaq has decreased 2.7%; the S&P 500 has fallen 2.6%; ...
  19. Agrium Inc and Other Big Movers In Basic Materials on October ...

    October 22, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq is trading up 0.5%, the S&P 500 remains relatively unchanged and the Dow has been relatively flat. ...
  20. Agrium Inc and Other Basic Materials Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    October 1, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq is up 0.6%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.8%; and the Dow has climbed 1.1%. The ...
  21. Create A Rip Van Winkle Portfolio With These 4 Stocks - Investment ...

    September 24, 2012
    There is a difference between trading in stocks and investing in them but too often they get confused as being the same thing. ...
  22. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Sasol Limited, Making Big Moves ...

    September 12, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is up 0.1%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3%; and the ...
  23. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Zacks Analyst ...

    September 6, 2012
    June quarter results mostly reflect a slow economic recovery in the U.S. and persistent recessionary conditions in Europe, ...
  24. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 6, 2012
    June quarter results mostly reflect a slow economic recovery in the U.S. and persistent recessionary conditions in Europe, ...
  25. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    September 6, 2012
    June quarter results mostly reflect a slow economic recovery in the U.S. and persistent recessionary conditions in Europe, ...
  26. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 6, 2012
    June quarter results mostly reflect a slow economic recovery in the U.S. and persistent recessionary conditions in Europe, ...
  27. Newmont Mining Among Basic Materials' Biggest Movers on August ...

    August 31, 2012
    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.8%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.8%; and the Dow has increased ...
  28. Basic Materials Sector's Biggest Movers for July 6, 2012

    July 6, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq down 1.7%, the S&P 500 slipping 1.3% and the Dow declining 1.4%. The basic ...
  29. Basic Materials Sector's Biggest Movers for July 3, 2012

    July 3, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has increased 0.7%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.7%; and the Dow is trading ...
  30. 5 Agriculture Stocks To Buy

    May 31, 2012
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  31. Protect Yourself From Rising Food Prices

    May 4, 2012
    With global demand surging, higher food prices are here to stay. Investors with long term timelines should consider the sector.
  32. Big Value In Fertilizer

    May 1, 2012
    The fertilizer sector will continue to see great gains as the world requires greater crop yields from less arable land.
  33. 5 Agriculture Stocks You Need To Know

    April 30, 2012
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  34. 5 Agriculture Stocks To Grow With

    March 30, 2012
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  35. Protect Yourself From Rising Food Prices

    February 28, 2012
    With global demand surging, higher food prices are here to stay. Investors with long term timelines should consider the sector.
  36. 5 Agriculture Stocks To Grow With

    January 31, 2012
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  37. Can Investors Grow Wealth With Mosaic?

    January 6, 2012
    Mosaic is looking for crop prices to feed stronger fertilizer demand.
  38. Protect Yourself From Rising Food Prices

    December 28, 2011
    With global demand surging, higher food prices are here to stay. Investors with long term timelines should consider the sector.
  39. 5 Agriculture Stocks To Consider Over The Weekend (MON, CZZ, ...

    October 14, 2011
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  40. Fertilizer Wars Heat Up

    October 5, 2011
    As our population continues to grow, increasing food production will be paramount. Hence, the historically boring fertilizer ...
  41. 15 Growth Stocks Outpacing The Market

    September 2, 2011
    Agriculture, auto repair, and health care are some of the industries that Edward Hornstein sees showing unusual strength ...
  42. Protect Yourself From Rising Food Prices

    August 30, 2011
    With global demand surging, higher food prices are here to stay. Investors with long term timelines should consider the sector.
  43. Robust Demand For Deere Equipment

    August 19, 2011
    Farm equipment maker Deere turned in a strong earnings report for its recent fiscal third quarter. But the market is concerned ...
  44. 5 Agriculture Stocks You Need To Know

    August 9, 2011
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  45. Mosaic Profits Soar

    July 22, 2011
    The world's fundamental demand for food is greater than ever today and farmers can only increase supply by striving to yield ...
  46. Low P/E Growth Stocks

    July 15, 2011
    With the S&P 500 trading at over 15-times earnings and stocks favored by investors trading at significantly higher multiples, ...
  47. A Lot To Like About Fertilizer Companies

    July 4, 2011
    Agriculture stocks are long-term plays that are becoming more attractive during the market selloff.
  48. Higher Fertilizer Prices On The Horizon

    June 16, 2011
    As world populations continue to grow, the need for more food will grow as well. For investors, adding the backbone of the ...
  49. 5 Agriculture Stocks To Grow With

    June 7, 2011
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  50. Protect Yourself From Rising Food Prices

    May 31, 2011
    With global demand surging, higher food prices are here to stay. Investors with long term timelines should consider the sector.
  51. 5 Agriculture Stocks You Need To Know

    May 18, 2011
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  52. 5 Tasty Stocks That Will Profit From Food Inflation

    May 9, 2011
    With global demand surging, higher food prices are here to stay. Investors with long term timelines should consider the sector.
  53. 5 Agriculture Stocks You Need To Know

    April 19, 2011
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  54. Food Price Inflation Still A Big Deal

    March 29, 2011
    With global demand surging, higher food prices are here to stay. Investors with long term timelines should consider the sector.
  55. Potash Harvest Profits

    January 31, 2011
    Potash Corp's strong earnings and even stronger outlook indicate a healthy multi-year cycle ahead for the fertilizer business.
  56. Potash Continues To Surge

    January 14, 2011
    Potash stocks continue to rise, which means tougher competition for producers and more opportunity for investors.
  57. Higher Prices In Your Grocery Cart

    January 11, 2011
    Investments in the agriculture sector are an effective way for investors to hedge against rising food prices.
  58. Mosaic's Opportunities Still Look Fertile

    January 10, 2011
    Despite a big run-up in the stock, Mosaic could still have room to run.
  59. There's Value In Bunge

    January 4, 2011
    Agricultural commodity company Bunge, like many of the ag stocks, is rebounding from its cyclical lows.
  60. Looking Back At M&A In 2010

    December 27, 2010
    Thanks to record low interest rates, an easier corporate lending environment and corporate cash coffers swelling, M&A activity ...
  61. 5 Agriculture Stocks To Grow With

    November 24, 2010
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity. As a result, the ...
  62. Invest In Potash

    October 28, 2010
    Despite all the news about Potash Corp, there are other opportunities to get into this market.
  63. Have These Stocks Moved Too Far?

    September 14, 2010
    Quality stocks often demand quality prices. But if that quality leads to years of good growth then a fair price is justified.
  64. Cheap Equities: U.S. Or Abroad?

    September 7, 2010
    In some situations, future opportunities awaiting a company outside U.S. borders justify an investment premium.
  65. Potash And BHP Billiton - Is This The Start Of The Next Leg Up?

    August 19, 2010
    Potash finds itself the target of a hostile bid. Will a compromise let everybody win?
  66. Scotts Miracle-Gro "Gros" Earnings

    August 17, 2010
    Scotts Miracle-Gro earnings surged in its third quarter, but it still has lots of growth potential.
  67. PotashCorp Perfect For The Long Term

    May 6, 2010
    If PotashCorp can continue executing, it will be an ideal buy-and-hold stock for investors.
  68. Mosaic Seeks Fertile Grounds

    April 13, 2010
    The fertilizer industry is prone to ups and downs, but there's still some growth opportunities.
  69. Investors Could Reap Profits From Monsanto

    April 12, 2010
    Monsanto's mistake could lead to a large payday for opportunistic investors.
  70. March's Mid Cap Losers

    April 6, 2010
    The bears took a swipe at energy stocks leveraged to natural gas in March.
  71. Fertilizer Wars Come To An End

    March 16, 2010
    The silver lining for investors is that all the merger mania suggests that the fertilizer industry is due for a nice rebound.
  72. Is Potash Corp. Overvalued?

    February 23, 2010
    Potash stock has had a mild run up recently, but is the stock a good fundamental buy at its current price?
  73. Next Friday's Movers And Shakers

    February 2, 2010
    With the anticipation of the upcoming Q4 results announcements, these companies should be on your "watch" list.
  74. Ways To Play Fertilizer's Bright Future

    January 21, 2010
    With the expectation that fertilizer prices will head upward in 2010, expect shares in fertilizer companies to follow suit.
  75. The 2 Deals To Watch In 2010

    January 5, 2010
    There are two notable deals that need to be watched in 2010, as they will either create or destroy value for shareholders.
  76. A Final Look At Agriculture Stocks

    December 28, 2009
    Agriculture's resilience during the recession points to a strong outlook for the next several years.
  77. The Fertilizer Wars Of 2009

    December 28, 2009
    The acquisition triangle among three big fertlizer players will transpire is anyone's guess.
  78. Stocks For The New "Normal"

    November 6, 2009
    The "new normal" means relatively high unemployment, reduced corporate growth and continued government support.
  79. The Bright Side Of Mosaic

    October 8, 2009
    For farmers, fertilizer application delivers a strong positive return on investment in the form of bigger crop yields.
  80. Potash Earnings Down But Still Strong

    July 28, 2009
    Potash prices may be down, but the future for these companies looks good.
  81. Multibaggers For The Patient Investor

    July 16, 2009
    A fragile economy and rising unemployment will continue to pressure equity market returns. That’s why the best investment ...
  82. Potash Stocks Ready To Rally

    July 8, 2009
    It may be a good time for investors, as recent potash sales suggest that prices may have botomed.
  83. Potash Dormant Now, But Not For Long

    April 13, 2009
    Potash and the other fertilizer producer stocks were crushed when the commodity bubble burst, are they worth looking at again ...
  84. Is Market Love Affair With Fertilizer Stocks Over?

    November 19, 2008
    What's the potential for a rebound in declining fertilizer stocks?
  85. Mosiac Earnings Disappoint - Only Up 384%

    October 3, 2008
    Is the ag sector poised to rebound regardless of the state of the global economy?
  86. 5 Active Stocks To Watch On October 3

    October 3, 2008
    With economic woes spilling into agriculture, we look at the heavy volume seen in seed producer Syngenta AG.
  87. Mosaic Profits From Growing Fertilizer Demand (MOS)

    October 17, 2007
    Global demand for fertilizer is skyrocketing. Mosaic is one of only a handful companies positioned to cash in.
  88. Taking a Closer Look at Chemical Companies

    December 6, 2005
    The chemical sector may be painted with an outdated brush there might be a lot more opportunity here than many investors ...
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