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  • Economy Watch: Transit Indicators Positive for Retail, Industrial Sectors

    By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor  Trucking is as a barometer of the U.S. economy, since it tracks the movement of manufactured and retail goods–which move in response to demand. All together, the trucking industry represents nearly 70 percent of tonnage carried by all modes of U.S. freight transportation. Persistently strong trucking

    National 27 April 2015 13:48
  • Trucking Downtick Points to Slightly Slower Economy

    Two indirect barometers for the U.S. economy were released on Tuesday, both of which are transportation related, and one of which is of special interest to industrial and retail real estate.

    National 25 March 2015 13:09
  • Home Prices Still Climbing

    American home values continued to climb in April, according to the latest Zillow Real Estate Market Report.

    National 22 May 2013 13:26
  • Gas Prices Pause in Upward March

    Gas prices did something a little unusual over the weekend: they went down slightly. According to AAA, Saturday's national average was down a 10th of a cent per gallon compared with Friday, and Sunday's average was down a bit more compared with Saturday, from $3.78 to $3.777 a gallon.

    National 25 February 2013 15:02
  • Governments Out to Pop Oil Bubble

    Citing British and American sources, as well as France's Energy Minister Eric Besson, media reports said on Wednesday that the three nations seemed poised to deal with fuel prices in the coming weeks by releasing strategic oil stocks.

    National 29 March 2012 14:20