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The Economy Could Overheat and Inflationary Pressures are Likely to Intensify

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

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The Economy in the Next Two Years Will Be Good

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

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The Week of the ELD Pivot

It was just a matter of time, and apparently the time was the week of February 12. The debate has moved from whether the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is affecting transportation to what we can do at the government level to alleviate those effects.   We might not have seen

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Trans4Cast: Spot Market – A January Surprise

Only once in the last decade have we had January spot market rates come in above December. That was at the start of 2014 when we also had a strong December increase in rates and we were coming off the HOS implementation at the end of 2013. Well, we can now add

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Remember that the Economy is Performing Well

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

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The Focus Will be on the Financial Markets

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Ake’s Take: How A Sea Change Happens

A sea change happens one drop at a time …   Problems at the Mall I make my annual Christmas shopping trip to the mall around December 10 every year. For at least the last ten years, I have purchased calendars at a kiosk in the mall. I usually buy at least

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Data Suggests the Economy is Powering Forward

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

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The Government Shutdown will Slow the Economy

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Monetary Policy will Change from a Tail-wind to a Head-wind

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

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