Truck Tonnage vs. S&P 500 Index

Truck Tonnage vs. S&P 500 Index The Truck Tonnage Index rose 4% in December. Trucks represent 70% of U.S. freight and serve as a barometer of the U.S. economy. This chart shows how the U.S. stock market has increased in line with the physical size and expansion of the US economy (R² = 0.95 since…

Truck Tonnage vs. Air and Rail Freight

Truck Tonnage vs. Air and Rail Freight Trucks represent 70% of U.S. freight and serve as a barometer of the U.S. economy. This chart suggests that shipping has changed since the Great Financial Crisis, but is not deteriorating. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC