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Fed Themes and The Consumer - October 30, 2018

Recent Federal Reserve surveys show the economy is still expanding, albeit at a slower rate, with tariffs, labor, the supply chain, and housing discussed as problems. Consumer Confidence was, however, undaunted. President Trump tweeted about the record numbers, which were partly due to strong employment growth and strong Expectation Index.

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Confident Consumers, Tightness and Tariffs - August 28, 2018

Conference Board Consumer Confidence numbers indicate solid economic growth for the remainder of 2018 with both current conditions and expectations improving. Labor tightness plagues the trucking industry in FTR's State of Freight and appears in Dallas and Richmond Fed Manufacturing numbers. Trucking is also starting to be affected by tariffs.

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