Lawmakers Reach Deal On Russia Sanctions Bill: Reports

Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Saturday reached a deal that would allow new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea while limiting President Donald Trump's ability to lift measures aimed at Moscow, news reports said.

Commodities: Separating the Wheat From the Chaff

By Frank Holmes via Of the 14 commodities we track closely at U.S. Global Investors, wheat rose to take the top spot for the first half of 2017, returning more than 25 percent. The grain was followed closely by palladium—used primarily in the production of catalytic converters—which gained 24 percent. Between the start of the…



Janet Yellen’s Dovish Swan Song

By SNW Asset Management via Last week Janet Yellen made her final scheduled semiannual monetary report to Congress and the Senate. Her position as chair expires on February 3, 2018, and President Donald Trump has a team looking for a possible replacement. We will have to wait and see who will next lead the Federal…

The 5 Big Questions for the Second Half of 2017

By Dr. Sonu Varghese via Equity markets continued their strong run in the second quarter of 2017, thanks to the global economy hitting its stride and registering the fastest level of growth in six years. For the first time since 2011, the U.S. is no longer the only shining star as economic momentum picked up…

How Do Millennial Finances Compare To Previous Generations

By Erica Quinn Many millennials struggle to achieve and maintain subsistence-level income. This has resulted in some unfortunate assumptions regarding work ethic and competency. These widely accepted assumptions may be true of certain individuals, as they would about certain individuals in any generation, but overall, the data simply doesn’t support the stereotypes. Millennials now comprise…