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Looming Monster Hurricane Season Menaces

The worst hurricane season since 2005 could hit hard the main agricultural export region of the United States and hurt various crops growing around the Atlantic basin and Caribbean Sea. The Port of New Orleans, devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and the Port of South Louisiana, some 30 miles upstream from the city, are

Ag Products Still On Buy, Sell List

Agricultural commodities will be an attractive investment opportunity in 2010 while gold could suffer a correction after rallies to record highs this year, a hedge fund manager at Federated Investors said Nov. 4. “A basket of agricultural commodities would seem sufficiently attractive as a long-term investment,” Steve Lehman, manager of the $1.48-billion Federated Market Opportunity