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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

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

World 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

Transportation Industry Celebrates Ahead Of Freight Futures Contract Launch

On Thursday night, FreightWaves hosted a gathering of the transportation, logistics, and financial indu.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 29th, 2019

Asia shares take a breather, pound near nine-month peak

Asian shares paused on Thursday as investors awaited data from China for clues about the health of the world's second largest economy while the pound shot up to near nine-month highs as the risk of a no-deal Brexit receded following a late-night vote......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

The Tell: Here’s why stock-market bulls should cheer this data on junk-bond defaults

The steady decline of defaults in high-yield bonds paint a positive picture for stocks, says Moody’s......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018

Geron"s EHA Data Begin To Paint A Clearer Picture. Is It For Good Or Ill?

Geron"s EHA Data Begin To Paint A Clearer Picture. Is It For Good Or Ill?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 25th, 2018

6 maps showing the unemployment rate, GDP, and wage growth in every state paint a clear picture of the American economy right now

Jason Smith/Getty Images The US economy is a composite of the economies of the 50 states and DC that make up that economy. We recently ranked the economies of a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2018

Survey Data Highlights Strong Economy, Freight Challenges

Survey data in both the manufacturing and service se.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 5th, 2018

Trade threats spark auto-shipping frenzy

Automakers are scrambling to ship vehicles to the United States to pre-empt possible higher tariffs, according to port data, port officials and logistics companies......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 5th, 2018

Arizona set to add 500,000 jobs during next eight years

Arizona is poised to add 1 million new residents between now and 2026 as well as more than 500,000 jobs to continue growing the state's economy. The statistics, from the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity, paint a picture of a state once wayl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

How the "eBay of freight" became fastest-growing company in US

Brad Hollister had an idea to revolutionize the excruciatingly complex world of shipping logistics, until a call with his top customer made him realize he was going about it all wrong. But the company he launched instead is working out pretty well......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 22nd, 2018