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A combine drives through a field of soft red winter wheat during the harvest on a farm in Dixon, Ill., July 16, 2013. More than 150 U.S. farm and food businesses and organizations on Wednesday called for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to strengthen its oversight of field trials of experimental, genetically modified crops, citing this spring’s discovery of an unapproved strain of wheat growing in Oregon.

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Inside the Market's weekend roundup of some of this week's best investing reads on the Internet, which are highlighted every morning in our Before the Bell report.

Trends

Wealthy individuals are investing in farms, timberland and funds that finance rail cars in a hunt for holdings that produce income and won't wilt as interest rates rise.

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Investor sentiment is now dangerously exuberant.

Hedge funds are making inroads in China.

The largest developing nations for the first time have the worst market opportunities as optimism for stronger growth shifts to the U.S. and Europe, according to a Bloomberg Global Poll.

Five-year fund returns are about to more than double.

Seasonality followers beware: The next few weeks have been especially tough for markets.

Forward earnings are still heading higher.

Insight

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Investment noise and how to deal with it.

Don't believe the market lore that a bull appearing on the cover of Time magazine means trouble.

When worthwhile ETFs hardly trade all.

Don't worry too much about falling bond prices if you're a long-term investor.

What Twitter is trading at in the secondary market.

Thinking about investing in the Twitter IPO? Here's why you shouldn't.

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The secret financial market only robots can see.

Gurus

A billionaire investor in Berkshire Hathaway has been found with more shares in the company than Bill Gates.

Persistent doomsday forecaster Peter Schiff remains a popular investment adviser - but if you took his advise over the last several years you probably aren't very happy.

Noted market historian Laszlo thinks the S&P 500 is headed to 2,000.

Those who thought that world oil production would peak have been proven wrong.

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