Tag Archives: The Economy

The Federal Reserve Vowed to Keep Interest Rates Near Zero Until Inflation Is On Track to Overshoot the U.S. Central Bank’s 2% Target

By | September 21, 2020

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 »

Inflation Figures Show That Inflation Continued to Perk Up in August

By | September 14, 2020

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 »

After Weeks of Increasing, COVID-19 Cases Seem to be Plateauing in Many Places

By | September 9, 2020

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 »

Consumer Confidence From the Conference Board Came in Lower Than Expected

By | August 31, 2020

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 »

After Weeks of Increasing, COVID-19 Cases Seem to be Plateauing in Many Places

By | August 24, 2020

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 »

Q&A – The Economic Recovery

By | August 20, 2020

After the first session of FTR Engage, our virtual speaking series running from August through December 2020, we sat down with the FTR Experts to answer listener questions beyond what was covered during the scheduled Q&A segments. The first session was The Economic Recovery and all Q&A in this transcription follows that theme.

Consumer Caution was Evident in the July Retail Sales Report

By | August 17, 2020

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 »

Housing is a Bright Spot, but the Broader Economic Recovery May Be Starting To Lose Steam

By | August 10, 2020

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 »

The Resurgence of COVID-19 Cases in Many Parts of the Country Have Led to Tighter Restriction

By | July 27, 2020

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 »

Employment Growth Seems to be Slowing, Another Bad Sign

By | July 20, 2020

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 »