Economy

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July 16, 2002

Industrial Production Up

The industrial sector appears to be rebounding, with new figures showing production increased 0.8% during June

July 11, 2002

Wholesale Prices Edge Upward

Prices at the wholesale level moved up slightly in June, the first hike in three months

July 1, 2002

Manufacturing Up, Construction Spending Slides

Manufacturing posted its fifth consecutive monthly increase during June while construction spending fell during May

June 27, 2002

First Quarter GDP Expands More Than 6%

The U.S. economy grew at a rapid pace in the first quarter of the year, with the gross domestic product registering a 6.1% annual increase

June 26, 2002

Fed Leaves Interest Rates The Same

The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee has voted to leave interest rates unchanged for the time being

June 26, 2002

Durable Goods Orders Up, Shipments Unchanged

New orders for durable goods increased in May while shipments were flat

June 25, 2002

Is Just-In-Time To Blame For Slow Recovery?

Just-in-time delivery has become a way of life for the trucking industry over the past decade. But a report in The Wall Street Journal suggests that JIT may be holding back an economic recovery

June 25, 2002

Consumer Confidence Slips

Consumer confidence fell in June, with The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index declining four points to 106.4 from 110.3 in May

June 18, 2002

Home Building Explodes, Inflation Under Control

Trucking companies that haul building materials have encouraging news

June 14, 2002

Industrial Production Up, Business Inventories Down

The U.S. economy appears to be looking better, with news Friday that industrial production increased for the fifth month in a row during May while business inventories fell for the 15th straight month during April

June 13, 2002

Reports Showed Mixed Signals For Economic Recovery

Several indicators are giving mixed signals about how well the economy is performing as well as how things may look down the road

June 3, 2002

May Manufacturing Increases

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew for the fourth consecutive month in May

May 28, 2002

Economic Reports Show Slow Growth

A slew of economic reports released Tuesday morning paint a picture of a U.S. economy that will most likely be slow in its recovery

May 24, 2002

Revised GDP Shows Brisk Increase For First Quarter

The U.S. economy posted its strongest performance in almost two years during the first quarter of 2002, according to the U.S. Commerce Department

May 23, 2002

Durable Goods Orders & Shipments Increase

Led by a rise in spending by businesses, orders and shipments of durable goods posted healthy increases in April

May 22, 2002

Northwest Economies on the Rise, According to Freight Trend Statistics

TransCore’s Freight Trends indicate that Oregon and Washington are seeing signs of an economic recovery

May 20, 2002

Leading Economic Indicators Fall

A gauge of U.S. economic activity has taken its first drop since September, but this isn’t cause for alarm

May 15, 2002

Industrial Production And Inflation On The Rise

On Wednesday two separate reports were released showing production at the nation’s manufacturing, mining and utilities industries rose for the fourth straight month, while consumer prices posted their biggest jump in almost a year

May 14, 2002

Retail Sales Perform Well In April

Retail sales posted a strong gain in April

May 10, 2002

Wholesale Prices Down, Freight Rates Up

Prices at the wholesale level appear under control as they fell 0.2% in April

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