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Railcar Loading October
Economy
Taylor M

October Railcar Report

Best Intermodal Month Ever October Railcar Report What a road we have walked. While the world will never be the same, maybe, just maybe, railcar

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September Rail Car Loads
Economy
Taylor M

September Railcar Report

Railcar loadings accelerated their recovery in September. Total U.S. railcar loads were down just -2.9% in September 2020 from September 2019, excluding coal. Intermodal average weekly loadings were 284,777 units. Up 7.1% over September 2019, and the 4th highest single month on record. Given the circumstances, this was a very positive month for rail car loadings.

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Railcar Loading August
Economy
Taylor M

August Rail Report

One rail category has now returned to pre-pandemic levels. August saw a 3.0% rise in average weekly intermodal railcar loadings compared to August 2019. Overall, August total U.S. Rail car loadings saw a decline of -14.9% over August 2019. Still well off 2019 levels, railcar loadings have continued to make month over month recovery gains from the lows of April and May. Excluding coal U.S. loadings were down -9.9%.

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July Rail Traffic
Economy
Taylor M

Railcar Traffic Continues Recovery in July

July total U.S. Rail car loadings saw a decline of -17.6% over July 2019. Still well off 2019 levels, rail car loadings have continued to make month over month recovery gains from the lows of April and May. Excluding coal U.S. loadings were down only -12.7%, and Inter-modal loadings have almost returned to pre Covid-19 levels.

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Economy
Taylor M

10 Ways to Cut Spending

Wouldn’t it be nice to get a $200 raise? What if you could give yourself a 200 dollar raise by making a few small changes to your spending habits. 10 small tweaks to cut monthly spending

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Economy
Taylor M

Rail Car Loadings Report June 2020

June total U.S. Rail car loadings saw a decline of 22.4% over June 2019. While a terrible mark in any other circumstances, this marks a small rebound from the 25.2% April decline and 27.7% May decline. As U.S. economies continue reopening, industries are hopeful May will mark the lows.

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Economy
Taylor M

June Jobs Report

The economy added 4.8 million jobs in the month of June. The bureau of labor statistics released its monthly non farm payrolls report on July 2,2020. The report is a positive indicator exceeding consensus estimates for 2.9 million jobs.

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Economy
Taylor M

May Railcar Loads Down 28%

At the depths of the U.S. Covid-19 Pandemic; May total U.S. rail car loads dropped -27.7% from the previous year. Excluding coal, total cars loaded was down -21.9% YOY. Early June numbers beginning to show some improvement.

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