NEW YORK — Shares of trucking operator Heartland Express Inc. rose Monday after investment firm Robert W. Baird upgraded the stock, saying conditions in the freight industry are improving.
WASHINGTON — An unexpectedly strong report on manufacturing activity Monday bolstered confidence that the nation's factories will help sustain an economic recovery.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — In the wake of the country’s economic downturn, people are moving away from states with high unemployment, according to the 2009 Atlas Van Lines Migration Patterns study. Atlas’ annual study has tracked the nation’s moves since 1993.