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Panel not ready to say when recession ended

Panel not ready to say when recession ended

WASHINGTON — A panel of academics that date the beginnings and ends of recessions isn’t ready to declare just yet when this downturn ended.

Strengthening trucking sector faces 2010 engines

Strengthening trucking sector faces 2010 engines

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Fundamentals continue to improve in the trucking industry, setting the stage for significant demand for new equipment in 2011, according to commercial vehicle market analyst ACT Research Co.

AP survey: Recovery to remain sluggish into 2011

AP survey: Recovery to remain sluggish into 2011

WASHINGTON — The pillars of Americans' financial security — jobs and home values — will stay shaky well into 2011, according to an Associated Press survey of leading economists.

Wholesale inventories rise more than expected

Wholesale inventories rise more than expected

WASHINGTON — Inventories held by wholesalers rose by a larger-than-expected amount in February while sales increased for the 11th consecutive month.

Carloads up for 6th straight week; intermodal up for 12th straight week

Carloads up for 6th straight week; intermodal up for 12th straight week

WASHINGTON—The Association of American Railroads today reported that U.S. railroads saw sharp gains in traffic for the week ending April 3, 2010, compared with levels from one year ago. U.S. railroads originated 290,217 carloads during the week, up 10.7 percent from the comparable week in 2009. This was the sixth consecutive week carload volume has topped year-over-year levels compared with 2009, while traffic was still down 11.8 percent compared with 2008.

Initial jobless claims increase unexpectedly

Initial jobless claims increase unexpectedly

WASHINGTON — The number of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits rose last week, a sign that jobs remain scarce even as the economy recovers.

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