economic outlook

FTR: Class 8 orders weak in July

FTR Associates on Thursday, Aug. 2, released preliminary data showing July Class 8 truck net orders at 12,568 units, the lowest month for orders since August 2010.

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Manufacturing index contracts in July

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in July for the second time since July 2009.

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Economic outlook: Slow growth, weak employment

Economist William Strauss told CCJ Symposium attendees that the economy's growth is being constricted in a few key areas.

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