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January 3, 2002 - Industry News

Construction Spending, Joblessness Claims Up

Construction spending in the United States increased for the second month in a row during November, while unemployment increased slightly at the end of the year

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January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Carrier Bankruptcies the "Worst Ever" Says Industry Researchers

Trucking has lived up to its reputation for the highest incidence of bankruptcy of any industry, says Transportation Technical Services

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January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Latest Manufacturing Reports Shows Dramatic Improvements

U.S. manufacturing may be poised for a comeback. Figures released Wednesday indicate increased production in December, suggesting an almost year and half long slump could soon be over

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December 28, 2001 - Industry News

Durable Goods, Jobless And Consumer Confidence Reports Released

Orders for durable goods in the United States took a nosedive in November and the latest numbers on initial jobless claims climbed slightly, but consumers are feeling better about the economy

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December 23, 2001 - Industry News

Economic News Generally Improved Despite Further GDP Slip

The latest economic news leading up to the Christmas holiday was generally pretty good, despite an overall reduction in the Gross Domestic Product

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December 18, 2001 - Industry News

Stark's Predicts Truck Sales To Hit Bottom In First Quarter

Heavy commercial truck manufacture in the United States, Canada and Mexico will yield a new bottom in the current business cycle during the first quarter of 2002, predicts Stark's Truck & Off-Highway Ledger

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December 14, 2001 - Industry News

Production Inventories Fall, Consumer Prices Unchanged

Industrial production fell in November for the 14th month in a row

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December 13, 2001 - Industry News

Retail Sales Dive, Wholesale Prices & Unemployment Fall

Retail sales have taken a beating while prices at the wholesale level and unemployment have improved

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December 11, 2001 - Industry News

Interest Rates Cut, Manufacturers See Better Times While Wholesale Inventories, Sales Fall

Interest rates have been cut by the Federal Reserve Bank for the 11th time this year in a move to put some life into a weak American economy

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December 10, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Stocks Get Attention

Wall Street analysts, anticipating an economic recovery in the coming months, are recommending a number of trucking stocks to investors

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December 7, 2001 - Industry News

Latest Economic News Mixed, Consumers Upbeat

The latest economic news is better in some areas and worse in others, while consumers don’t seem to be that worried about the state of the economy

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December 3, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing Still Declining, But Not As Fast

Manufacturing activity in the United States is still in a decline, but at least the drop is not as fast

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November 30, 2001 - Industry News

GDP Posts Bigger Drop Than First Thought

The latest word on the economy is that it’s shrinking faster than originally thought

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November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Study Details Leasing Trends

Consolidation in the truck leasing industry has opened the door for new firms to enter, as the truck finance/lease market accounts for 9 percent of the Class 2 through Class 8 registrations

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November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders & Shipments Increase

Orders for durable goods skyrocketed in October, while shipments showed a nice increase as well

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November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Falling

Consumers don’t feel too good about the American economy, despite predictions by some economists that things will soon turn around

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November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Why Is My Insurance Going Up?

It may be a year or more before we know the full economic cost of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but one thing is almost certain: your insurance premiums will go up. Insurance brokers and agents are

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November 24, 2001 - Industry News

Economic News Is Improved

There’s some better news about the American economy and for trucking the effects will be positive

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November 19, 2001 - Industry News

Specialty Truck Markets Struggle to Sustain Growth

The current U.S. economic slowdown will restrain demand for some medium- and heavy-duty specialty trucks, but trucks that serve the basic needs of municipalities will help prevent significant loss of market share

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November 19, 2001 - Industry News

Housing Starts Fall In October

Housing continues to prop up the rest of the economy

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November 16, 2001 - Industry News

Industrial Production Continues Drop

Industrial production in the United States continues to decline

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November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Retail Sales Skyrocket

Retail sales were much better than expected in October

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November 9, 2001 - Industry News

Wholesale Prices Plunge, Trucking May See Some Benefits

Prices at the wholesale level in October fell by their largest amount in 12 years. The U.S. Labor Department reported today its Producer Price Index fell 1.6%, an unusually large decline, but this may translate into good news for trucking

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November 7, 2001 - Industry News

Sales At Wholesale Level Drop Along With Inventories

The latest figures show sales at the wholesale level dropped during September while inventories eased a bit

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November 6, 2001 - Industry News

Fed Lowers Interest Rates Again

The Federal Reserve today decided to lower interest rates for the 10th time this year

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