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…