Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Construction activity declines 1 percent in July

Construction activity declines 1 percent in July

WASHINGTON — Construction spending tumbled in July to the lowest level in a decade, as the housing market struggles in the weak economy and without a popular home-buying tax credit.

Schneider offers ‘No Credit Check’ lease program

Schneider offers ‘No Credit Check’ lease program

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Getting financing in today’s economic climate can seem daunting for drivers who want to be their own boss. That’s why Schneider National has introduced a financing program to reduce the barriers for drivers looking to become owner-operators for the first time, the company says.

J.B. Hunt gives $5M to Arkansas Children's Hospital

J.B. Hunt gives $5M to Arkansas Children's Hospital

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — J.B. Hunt Transport Services says it has donated $5 million to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.

Consumer confidence report reflects gloomy outlook

Consumer confidence report reflects gloomy outlook

NEW YORK — Americans’ confidence in the economy improved slightly in August, but the mood is still gloomy amid job worries, according to a monthly survey.

Polk: Used CV registrations hit record levels

Polk: Used CV registrations hit record levels

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — There were 354,400 used commercial vehicles (GVW Class 3-8) registered in the U.S. during the first two quarters of 2010, according to the latest analysis by Polk.

Consumer spending rises 0.4 percent in July

Consumer spending rises 0.4 percent in July

WASHINGTON — Americans spent last month at the fastest pace in four months, helped by a jump in demand for automobiles.

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