April 22, 2015
Existing-home sales in the U.S. jumped in March to their highest annual rate in 18 months, according to the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday. Led by the Midwest, all major regions experienced strong sales gains in March and are above their year-over-year sales pace.
April 17, 2015
Consumer prices moved up for the second straight month in March after falling during much of the winter, but remain at their lowest level in years.
April 16, 2015
Nationwide housing starts rose 2% in March, hitting an annual rate of 926,000 units, but it's not as much as many analysts were hoping.
April 15, 2015
For the first quarter of 2015 this measure of the total activity at the nation’s factories, mines and utilities declined at an annual rate of 1%, the first quarterly decrease since the second quarter of 2009.
April 14, 2015
North American freight volume and expenditures rose again in March as shipments picked up significantly from the West Coast ports, according to the latest readings of the Cass Freight Index.
Prices at the wholesale level rose in March for the first time since October, according to the U.S. Labor Department on Tuesday.
April 7, 2015
While some may complain that truck freight levels haven’t taken off like a rocket since the end of the Great Recession, the fact is they have posted solid improvements, according to Jonathan Starks of the freight forecasting firm FTR -- and could be headed for a new peak.
April 6, 2015
The amount of freight moved between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement neighbors of Canada and Mexico totaled $89.3 billion in January, according to U.S. Transportation Department figures, down 1.2% from a year earlier,
Two reports released Monday show the nation’s service sector continues increasing, albeit at different rates.
March 23, 2015
A measure of freight rates in one trucking sector improved in February over the past year, but declined from the month before.
Existing-home sales in the U.S. increased modestly in February, but constrained inventory levels pushed price growth to its fastest pace in a year, according to the National Association of Realtors on Monday.
March 20, 2015
Construction starts in the U.S. posted healthy gains in February compared to the month before and the same time in 2014, according to a new report from the construction industry data provider Dodge Data and Analytics.
March 19, 2015
A look at where the U.S. economy is headed in the next three to six months showed another rise, according to a new report from the private research group The Conference Board.
March 18, 2015
The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its North America neighbors increased 4.5% in 2014 compared to a year earlier, while over the longer term trucking has some lost market share to other transportation modes.
March 17, 2015
Nationwide housing starts dropped 17% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 897,000 units in February, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department.
March 16, 2015
UPDATED -- Industrial production in the U.S. increased 0.1% in February from the month before, but is 3.5% higher than the same time a year ago.
March 13, 2015
Prices at the wholesale level fell again in February, down 0.5% from the month before, the fourth straight month this has happened, and is the largest drop since 2009.
March 12, 2015
Retail sales in the U.S. fell for the third straight month in February as harsh weather in much of the country kept consumers and their wallets at home.
March 11, 2015
The amount of freight moved by the nation’s for-hire transportation industry fell slightly in January from the month before, but remains close to its record high level.
North American shipment volume jumped up in February, while total freight expenditures reversed a four-month slump, according to the latest Cass Freight Index.
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