Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Trade deficit widens to $49.9 billion in June

Trade deficit widens to $49.9 billion in June

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit surged in June to the highest level since October 2008 and imports of foreign consumer goods hit an all-time high. But U.S. exports faltered, representing a setback for American manufacturers.

Vigillo updates CSA 2010 scorecard with FMCSA changes

Vigillo updates CSA 2010 scorecard with FMCSA changes

PORTLAND, Ore. — Vigillo has updated its CSA 2010 Scorecard with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Adminstration’s recently announced methodology changes, the company said Wednesday. Vigillo customers can now view their new scores prior to the scheduled FMCSA projected viewing date of Aug. 16.

Productivity falls in second quarter; June wholesale slows

Productivity falls in second quarter; June wholesale slows

WASHINGTON — Worker productivity dropped this spring for the first time in more than a year, a sign that companies may need to step up hiring if they hope to grow.

Panther Expedited to raise $100 million in public offering

Panther Expedited to raise $100 million in public offering

SEVILLE, Ohio — Panther Expedited Services Inc. will look to raise $100 million in an initial public offering, the company said Monday.

More worried about recovery, Fed takes small steps

More worried about recovery, Fed takes small steps

WASHINGTON — More worried about the strength of the economic recovery, the Federal Reserve took a small step Tuesday to give it a boost.

TA posts $1.2 million profit; voices concern over Pilot, Flying J merger

TA posts $1.2 million profit; voices concern over Pilot, Flying J merger

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC, which operates the TA and Petro brands, reported a $16 million improvement for the second quarter, turning a $1.2 million profit after posting a $15 million loss the year before. TA lost more than $40 million in the first quarter.

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