Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Werner executive makes the list of best CFOs

Werner executive makes the list of best CFOs

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.

Factory orders post 1.2 percent April increase

Factory orders post 1.2 percent April increase

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.

Class 8 orders slip in May after strong April

Class 8 orders slip in May after strong April

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.

Tax credits fuel 6 percent rise in April home sales

Tax credits fuel 6 percent rise in April home sales

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.

Obama challenges Republicans to help on economy

Obama challenges Republicans to help on economy

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.”

Stoughton Trailers to add 300 jobs

Stoughton Trailers to add 300 jobs

STOUGHTON, Wis. — Stoughton Trailers says it will add more than 300 employees to its payroll by the end of the year.

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