Tag Archives: Economic Recovery

AKE’S TAKE: Flat Lines – Very Flat Lines

By | January 12, 2017

When the smoke began to clear from the economic crash known as the Great Recession, economists hoped for a V-shaped recovery. In a V-shaped recovery, the economy recedes but then snaps right back after the economic shock.  When the economy starts to revive, there is a big boost in business and consumer spending, leading to… Read More »

What Is Really Driving This Economy?

By | December 4, 2014

Since the Great Recession officially ended in mid-2009, there have been many questions about the speed, strength, and consistency of the economic recovery. Such as: Why has the recovery been so slow? Why has the recovery been so weak? Why doesn’t it look like previous recoveries? How can the economy recover if housing and consumer spending… Read More »

Monday Morning Coffee: Don’t Ignore 1st Quarter, But Economy Still Expanding

By | June 30, 2014

Welcome to FTR’s “Monday Morning Coffee “ blog. The following article is designed to keep busy executives up to date with the latest economic data releases. Released every Monday, this blog promises to keep our clientele updated with the latest weekly economic news and developments, highlighting its impact on the transportation, freight, and equipment markets.… Read More »

Monday Morning Coffee: Economic Review of Data, May 25 – 30

By | June 2, 2014

Welcome to FTR’s “Monday Morning Coffee “ blog. The following article is designed to keep busy executives up to date with the latest economic data releases. Released every Monday, this blog promises to keep our clientele updated with the latest weekly economic news and developments, highlighting its impact on the transportation, freight, and equipment markets.… Read More »

Monday Morning Coffee: Economic Review May 5 – May 9

By | May 11, 2014

Welcome to FTR’s “Monday Morning Coffee “ blog. The following article is designed to keep busy executives up to date with the latest economic data releases. Released every Monday, this blog promises to keep our clientele updated with the latest weekly economic news and developments, highlighting its impact on the transportation, freight, and equipment markets.… Read More »