Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Old Dominion Freight Line declares stock split

Old Dominion Freight Line declares stock split

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. said it approved a 3-for-2 stock split for shareholders as of Aug. 9.

Fed chief sees long road back to economic health

Fed chief sees long road back to economic health

WASHINGTON — The nation faces a long road to get back to good economic health, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday.

Fleet Sentiment Buying Index jumps 39 percent

Fleet Sentiment Buying Index jumps 39 percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Q3 2010 Fleet Sentiment Report (FSR) Equipment Buying Index jumped from the previous quarter to 90.2, the best reading in two years, reported by CK Commercial Vehicle Research.

Manufacturing grows for 12th straight month, construction spending edges up

Manufacturing grows for 12th straight month, construction spending edges up

NEW YORK — The manufacturing sector grew in July for the 12th straight month, providing a boost to the slowing economic recovery.

AP analysis: U.S. economic stress heads back up

AP analysis: U.S. economic stress heads back up

After easing for four months, the nation's economic stress worsened in June because more bankruptcies in the West and foreclosures outside the Sun Belt outweighed lower unemployment, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions around the country.

Dollar sinks to 8-month low vs yen as growth slows

Dollar sinks to 8-month low vs yen as growth slows

NEW YORK — Weakening U.S. economic growth and worried comments from Federal Reserve officials drove the dollar to an 8-month low Friday against the Japanese yen.

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