Texas Democrats Head to Runoff for Hotly Contested House Seat

Cisneros, a 28-year-old immigration attorney who had the backing of national progressive groups, received 46.8% of the vote, while nine-term incumbent Cuellar was at 48.5%, the San Antonio Express-News reported Wednesday, adding nearly all of the votes had been counted. The runoff will be held on May 24. A third candidate, Tannya Benavides, took 4.7% … Read more

VTB Commodities Trading Unit Is Winding Down Its Metal Positions

In recent years, VTB had spearheaded an effort by Russian banks to fill a void left in commodities markets as their western counterparts scaled back, and its rapid expansion turned the company into a significant trader and financier in industrial metals markets. By 2016, it was trading about 200,000 tons of aluminum a year, and … Read more

Bitcoin Steady Amid Ukraine Conflict

Technical indicators look promising as well, according to Rick Bensignor, president of Bensignor Investment Strategies and a former strategist at Morgan Stanley. A “constructive rally” could push Bitcoin to the $ 50,000 to $ 55,000 level, he wrote in a note Sunday. “The stop-out is below the January low.” .