Congress approved a $15.3 billion aid package replenishing the nation’s disaster relief account.

The aid bill – signed by President Trump on Friday - piggy-backed a temporary lift of the nation’s debt limit.

Even as immediate needs were handled, the trade balance data showed an expansion in July as imports from China, the E.U. and Canada rose.

The Purdue/CME Ag Barometer – calculated before severe weather struck– drifted lower on weaker commodity prices.

And Hurricane Irma’s impending arrival pushed gasoline prices higher.--