2020

November 24 Transport Topics. “ATA Truck Tonnage Index Declines 8.7% in October.” By Dan Ronan.
November 10 Transport Topics.“Holiday Ramp-Up Portends Glad Tidings for Trucking.” By Dan Ronan.
October 29 S&P Global. “US GDP expanded at record 33.1% annual pace in Q3, but momentum fading.” By Evan Fallor.
October 13 Transport Topics. “Trucking Industry Economy Outpaces US Economy as Capacity Tightens.” By Dan Ronan.
September 18 Atlanta Business Chronicle. “It’s Complicated’ podcast: Economic forecasts predict a choppy recovery for Atlanta.” By Crystal Edmonson.
September 17 Atlanta Journal-Chronicle. “Georgia added 21,700 jobs in August as unemployment rate fell to 5.7%.” By Michael Kanell.
September 17 Transport Topics. “Consumer Spending Rises in August.” By Dan Ronan.
September 17 Atlanta Business Chronicle. “Housing considered ‘bright spot’ of Atlanta economy.” By Crystal Edmonson.
September 17 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Expecting bad news, Georgia ports instead hit a record.” By Michael Kanell.
August 12 Transport Topics. “Trucking Fares Better Than Overall Economy, Experts Say.” By Dan Ronan.
July 30 Transport Topics. “Q2 GDP Drops a Record 32.9%, but Trucking Holding Steady.” By Dan Ronan.
July 30 S&P Global. “Amid historic GDP plunge, economists temper predictions of Q3 surge.” By Evan Fallor.
July 15 Transport Dive “Why coronavirus controls freight’s fate in 2020.” By Jim Stinson.
July 10 Transport Dive. “Driver employment decline in Canada to cost industry $2.4B, report estimates.” By S.L. Fuller.
July 2 Transport Topics. “US Unemployment Falls to 11.1%; Trucking Adds 8,000 Jobs.” By Dan Ronan
June 30 S&P Global. “Ending $600 weekly unemployment bonus could set back fragile US recovery.” By Evan Fallor.
June 25 Transport Topics. “Economy Recovering, but Experts Fear Rise in Coronavirus Cases.” By Dan Ronan
June 11 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Jobless claims in Georgia reach 2.5 million.” By Michael Kanell.
June 9 Transport Topics. “Recession Began in February, Economists Say.” By Dan Ronan.
June 8 Transport Dive. “Trucking job-loss rate slows to 19K, but economists conflicted on recovery timeline.” By Jim Stinson.
June 5 S&P Global. “Jaw-dropping’ May job gains surprise economists, point to unsteady road back.” By Evan Fallor.
June 4 S&P Global. “After May ‘rock bottom,’ economists see reason to expect
slow climb in US jobs.” By Evan Fallor.
May 28 S&P Global. “With 2.1 million US jobless claims, total eclipses 40 million since pandemic hit.” By Staff.
May 13 The Wall Street Journal. “U.S. News: Economists See 17% Jobless Rate in June.” By Harriet Torry and Anthony DeBarros.
May 8 S&P Global. “Economists warn of long recovery after ‘unthinkable’ US jobs report.” By Evan Fallor.
May 8 Transport Topics. “Trucking Sheds 88,300 Jobs in April.” By Dan Ronan.
May 7 Futurity. “Economic Forecaster Gauges Our Post-Pandemic Future.” By Jennifer Rainey Marquez.
May 6 S&P Global. “US dollar slips against peers in April as stocks rally, central banks act.” By Brian Scheid.
May 6 Georgia State University News Hub. “The Pandemic’s Economic Aftermath.” By Jennifer Rainey Marquez.
May 5 Transport Dive. “7 charts show how coronavirus spikes and dips US truck activity.” By S.L. Fuller.
May 4 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Georgia’s economy is open for business, but normal still a long way off.” By Michael Kanell.
May 4 Transport Topics. “US Economy Sliding Further, Experts Say.” By Dan Ronan.
May 1 Georgia Recorder. “Jobless ranks grow as unemployment payments lag for many Georgians.” By Ross Williams.
April 29 Transport Topics. “Economy Shrinks 4.8% in Q1 as Result of Coronavirus.” By Dan Ronan.
April 28 Fulton County Daily Report. “Legal Food Frenzy Churns as Economic Woes Continue; Newsreel.” By Jonathan Ringel.
April 23 Georgia Recorder. “Georgia jobless rate slows but claims last five weeks top 1 million.” By Ross Williams.
April 23 Transport Topics. “Experts’ Pessimism Deepens Over Economy’s Health.” By Dan Ronan.
April 16 S&P Global. “US jobless claims total 5.25 million, pushing 4-week count to 22 million.” By Aleena Haroon and Evan Fallor.
April 14 Trasport Dive. “Coronavirus slowdowns and shutdowns: What’s next for trucking?” By Jim Stinson.
April 14 Georgia Recorder. “Bills come due for gig workers as they wait for federal help to kick in.” By Ross Williams.
April 6 Transport Topics. “Spot Rates Show Signs of Stabilizing as Economy Slides Into Recession.” By Dan Ronan.
April 3 Georgia Recorder. “Glitches applying for jobless benefits add to frustrations for unemployed.” By Ross Williams.
April 2 S&P Global. “US jobless claims surge to 6.65 million, again shattering record.” By Sakshi Maurya and Evan Fallor.
March 27 Asahi Shimbun Digital. “US corona fired storm Crisis over 37 million low-income people.”
March 27 S&P Global. “Pandemic relief bill’s trillions can offer US economy only breathing room.” By Evan Fallor.
March 27 Georgia Recorder. “Georgia’s dependence on travel, hospitality raises recession risk.” By Ross Williams.
March 26 Transport Topics. “Record Number of Workers File for Unemployment Benefits.” By Dan Ronan.
March 26 S&P Global. “US jobless claims surge to record 3.28 million as mass coronavirus layoffs begin.” By Aleena Haroon and Evan Fallor.
March 24 S&P Global. “Senate reaches agreement on $2 trillion coronavirus relief plan.” By Evan Fallor.
March 23 The Wall Street Journal. “Coronavirus-Triggered Downturn Could Cost Five Million U.S. Jobs.” By Josh Mitchell and Josh Zumbrun.
March 21 Forbes. “COVID-19’s Worst Case? 10.6% Jobless Rate, $1.5 Trillion GDP Drop.” By Peter Cohan.
March 20 Transport Dive. “Moody’s: Transport faces ‘high exposure’ to COVID-19 disruption.” By Shefali Kapadia.
March 19 Transport Topics. “Economists Warn of Coronavirus Impact on Business.” By Dan Ronan.
March 17 Transport Topics. “Recession Coming in Q2 From Coronavirus Impact, Economists Say.” By Dan Ronan.
March 15 Transport Topics. “Economists Eye Possible Recession Caused by Coronavirus.” By Dan Ronan.
March 13 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Assessing economic fallout of COVID-19.” By Rajeev Dhawan.
March 13 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Virus shakes Atlanta’s economy.” By Michael Kanell.
March 13 AJC.com. “Coronavirus-related impacts shake Atlanta’s economy.” By Michael Kanell.
March 10 WABE.org. “Coronavirus’ Impact on Tourism, the Economy and Local Faith Communities in Georgia.” By Grace Walker.
March 10 WWD.com. “Wall Street Wreck, Coronavirus and Oil Prices Hit Hard.” By Evan Clark.
March 9 Transport Drive. “Coronavirus has trucking experts on edge for 2020.” By Jim Stinson.
March 7 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Coronavirus may affect state’s 3.1% jobless rate, still lowest on record.” By Michael Kanell.
March 5 AJC.com. “Georgia sees solid job growth, low employment in January.” By Michael Kanell.
March 2 Transport Topics. “Economists Fear Possible Recession as Coronavirus Spreads.” By Dan Ronan.
February 27 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Virus is biggest threat to slowing Georgia economy.” By Michael Kanell.
February 26 AJC.com. “Coronavirus impact threatens to dampen Georgia economy- forecaster.” By Michael Kanell.
February 26 Georgia State University News Hub. “Forecaster Says Irksome Geopolitical Concerns Are Potential Curveballs to Economic Growth Prospects.” By Staff.
Winter 2019-2020. Journal of Business Forecasting. “Firms Accumulate Debt, Buy Back Own Shares. Investment Falls.” By Jamal Nahavandi.
January 31 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Metro area job growth solid to end 2019; state’s work force lags.” By Michael Kanell.
January 30 AJC.com “Metro Atlanta finishes year with rousing job growth.” By Michael Kanell.
January 29 Transport Topics. “Trucking Watches China Trade Deal Progress.” By Connor Wolf.
January 11 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Hiring way up at area small businesses.” By Michael Kanell.
January 10 AJC.com. “Hiring jumps at small businesses in Atlanta, slows at large companies.” By Michael Kanell.
January 9 Transport Topics. “Two Federal Studies Say Trade War With China Is Damaging US Economy.” By Dan Ronan.