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Freight Night: Logistics Data Paint Dire Picture For Shipping, Broader Economy

If shipping is an indicator of the direction the economy is heading, look out.  The Cass Freight Index report for the month ended April 2019 paints a dire picture for freight heading into the end of the second quarter. The report says that "contin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 15th, 2019

Logistics Payrolls Surging Ahead of Fall Shipping Season

Transportation and warehousing companies added 15,600 jobs in July even as hiring in the broader U.S. economy cooled......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 3rd, 2018

Latest Freight Data Confirms Alarming Slowdown In Global Trade

While the US stock market and economy continue to remain stubbornly immune to the ongoing trade war, the same can not be said for global trade as observed and measured by world freight shipping and volumes. According to the latest Goldm.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 25th, 2018

Market Snapshot: S&P 500 posts strongest quarter since 2013 as stocks close mostly unchanged

The S&P 500 posts its strongest quarter since the fourth quarter of 2013 as stocks close mostly changed for the session on Friday after the latest batch of economic data paint a mixed picture of the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 28th, 2018

FreightWaves Opens Up Free SONAR Access Ahead Of Hurricane Dorian

FreightWaves is opening up its SONAR freight data platform, free of charge, to help carriers, shippers, and third-party logistics .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 30th, 2019

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data

President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the nation's economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 22nd, 2019

FreightWaves Announces Expansion Into Portland

FreightWaves, the industry-leading provider of 24/7 news, data and analytics for the global freight and logistics markets, announces the opening of a West Coast office in Portland, Oregon.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 16th, 2019

Cass Predicts Economic Contraction After Eighth Consecutive Month Of Shipping Declines

The July Cass Information Systems Inc. Freight Shipments Index sounded dire warnings for an economic contraction following the eighth consecutive month of negative year-over-year numbers. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 16th, 2019

FreightWaves Begins 2020 FreightTech 100 Award Nomination Process

FreightWaves, the industry-leading provider of 24/7 news, data and analytics for the global freight and logistics markets, announces the start of the nomination process for the 2020 FreightTech 100 Awards. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 16th, 2019

Freight All Kinds – The Logistics Of Shipping Racecars

There was a time when he was a younger man that Brian Colangelo felt the need for speed. A team manager for a professional auto racing team, Colangelo loved taking his team's cars and pushing them to run as hard and fast as they could. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 7th, 2019

Today"s Pickup: Uber Freight Expands To Germany

Uber Freight has launched in Germany, vaulting the logistics platform into Europe's largest economy. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 24th, 2019

Margins Pressured As Freight Brokers Forced To Slash Prices To Keep Business

Freight brokers continue to paint an ugly picture for the industry ahea.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 23rd, 2019

Latest Shipping Data Shows An Economy On The Verge Of Recession

Is the US "Schrodinger" economy on th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 24th, 2019

The Importance Of Dataism In The Future Of Freight Hauling

In the world of logistics today, businesses irrespective of their size, are looking to leverage data streams coming from their operations to improve their overall efficiency and gain visibility into their supply chains. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 10th, 2019

More Troubling Signs For Freight Demand, As Retail, Manufacturing Slip

Economic data from the goods side of the economy continued to underperform in April, as both retail sales and industrial production unexpectedly declined during the month read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 15th, 2019

Logistics Workflow Automation Startup Haven Announces Track And Trace Solution

Within the freight industry at-large, there has been a noticeable push by stakeholders towards solutions that provide them visibility into shipping o.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 15th, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stock-market rally pauses as earnings paint mixed picture of economy

U.S. stocks are pressured Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq carved out their first records in months, on conflicting earnings from high profile companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2019

U.S. retail sales, labor market data paint upbeat economic picture

U.S. retail sales increased by the most in 1-1/2 years in March as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, the latest indication that economic growth picked up in the first quarter after a false start......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 18th, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks remain pressured after Beige Book, earnings paint mixed picture of economy

U.S. stocks struggle for direction as investors continued to pore over a stream of corporate results......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2019

Economy vs. Markets

This is an excellent explainer as to why economic data and the markets have such a low correlation:   The stock market vs the economy explained from CNBC.     The post Economy vs. Markets appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureApr 8th, 2019

Stocks stall on trade jitters, German economy angst

European and Asian shares stepped back from eight-month highs on Thursday, as investors took money off the table amid fresh concerns about U.S.-China trade talks and as dire data from Germany signaled trouble for Europe......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019