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Food Inflation Fears Abate as Cooking Oils and Grains Plummet

(Bloomberg) — Worries over surging global food costs are easing as prices of everything from cooking oils to wheat and corn tumble to the lowest levels in months on increasing physical supplies and as investors reduce their bullish bets on futures markets. Palm oil, the world’s most consumed edible oil, has plunged more than 40% […]

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How close is KR to useful value?

Growth investing leans heavily on the principle that “a stock tends to follow the direction of its previous trend,” which may just be a nerdy way to say that the longer a stock has been going up, the more likely it is to keep going up. It is also why growth investors shun stocks that […]

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Is buying CAG a smart defensive move right now?

After COVID-19 dominated headlines through 2020 and 2021, there is one word that can sum up market concerns this year, and it isn’t pandemic. Inflation is one of those words that tends to stoke fear in the marketplace, because it is usually tied so closely with the ebb and flow of interest rates. The reality […]

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Richest Agriculture Family’s Fortunes Jump as Food Prices Surge

(Bloomberg) — Rising food prices and turbulent global commodities markets are fueling a surge in wealth for the billionaire family behind America’s largest closely held company. Three more members of the Cargill family — siblings James Cargill, Austen Cargill and Marianne Liebmann — have joined the ranks of the world’s 500 richest people thanks to […]

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KHC is up 11% year-to-date. Is its value proposition still attractive?

As a conservative-minded, value and fundamental-driven investor, my natural tendency is to shy away from stocks that market experts and popular market media analysts tend to talk to the most about. That means that my investments rarely look very sexy – but I’m far more interested in being able to keep my money working for […]

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Corn Is Out, Soy Is In on U.S. Farms Rocked by Soaring Costs

(Bloomberg) — Two crops dominate U.S. farming: corn and soybeans. The former requires massive amounts of fertilizer. The latter requires very little. Which is why the astronomical surge in fertilizer prices — they’re up some 27% this year and 130% over the past year — is causing farmers to quickly re-calibrate the amount of each […]

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TSN has dropped -10% from its 52-week high – what does that say about the stock’s bargain status?

This week has seen the market pick up a lot of bearish momentum and increased volatility, but now the commentary and focus doesn’t center around economic indicators, COVID infection rates, or even about the spectre of increasing interest rates. Market commentary is now primarily dominated by headlines and information about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and […]

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Food stocks can be a good defensive play – but FDP looks like a sucker’s bet

Market volatility has picked up since the beginning of the year, with all three major indices now sitting at legitimate correction levels. The good news is that this week, all three indices look like they may have started to stabilize, finding support that could provide a new basis for another rally back in the direction […]

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CAG has picked up bullish momentum and could be set to move higher – is it a good time to buy?

One of the themes that has become more and more prevalent over the past year in the stock market is the pace of inflation. Inflation is one of those words that tends to stoke fear in the marketplace, because it is usually tied so closely with central bank monetary policy. it is also something that […]

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KHC could be reversing its downward trend, and that’s good news for value hunters

As a conservative-minded, value and fundamental-driven investor, my natural tendency is to shy away from stocks that market experts and popular market media analysts tend to talk to the most about. That means that my investments rarely look very sexy – but I’m far more interested in being able to keep my money working for […]

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GIS has been volatile in the last two weeks – is it too volatile for good value?

The Food Products industry in the Consumer Staples sector is an area of the market that tends to get overlooked because, let’s face it, it just isn’t very sexy. Even so, it is one of very few segments of the market that saw consumer-driven improvements in demand in 2020, especially in the early stages of […]

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