Weekly Blog Recap 3.6.17

 

  1. 4 Big Retail Trends and the Markets where they work – Retailers are pulling out all the stops in 2017 to attract new customers and keep existing customers coming to their brick-and-mortar retail locations. (Source: NAI Global)
  1. The Rise and Fall of Nominal Interest Rates – With interest rates at historic lows, a recent Economic Synopses essay examined interest rate behavior over the past several decades. (Source: St. Louis FED)
  1. 4 Signs Your Brokerage Needs New Tech – For brokers working in today’s market, chances are you’re not completely enamored with the technology solutions your firm currently utilizes, particularly if you’ve had the same tools and systems in place for a number of years. (Source: View the Space)
  1. AAR: Rail Traffic increased in February http://bit.ly/2mrqbm8 – U.S. rail intermodal traffic in February 2017 was 1,068,439 containers and trailers, up 1.8% (19,350 units) over February 2016 and the best February ever for U.S. intermodal. (Source: Calculated Risk)

 

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