OMAHA, Neb. — Werner Enterprises chief financial officer John J. Steele has been selected by Institutional Investor magazine as the second-ranked CFO in the Airfreight & Surface Transportation sector on the 2010 list of America’s Best CFOs.
WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories posted a moderate increase in April as a big surge in demand for commercial aircraft offset weakness in a number of other areas.
NASHVILLE, Ind. — May Class 8 truck total net orders were down 9.8 percent decline from April, coming in at 12,903 units, according to preliminary data released by FTR Associates. Although May orders slowed from the previous month, year over year comparisons show a 74.7 percent improvement over May of 2009, FTR noted.
WASHINGTON — A rush of homebuyers aiming to meet a deadline to qualify for a federal tax credit pushed the number of signed sales contracts to the highest level since October.
WASHINGTON — Striking a partisan tone, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he is working to rebuild the economy without much help from Republicans, saying they have mostly “sat on the sidelines and shouted from the bleachers.”