Truck Tonnage vs. S&P 500 Index

Truck Tonnage vs. S&P 500 Index The Truck Tonnage Index increased 4.3% in February. Trucks represent 72.6% of U.S. freight and serve as a barometer of the U.S. economy. This chart shows that the U.S. stock market tends to increase in line with the physical size and expansion of the U.S. economy (R² = 0.83…

ATA Truck Tonnage Index

ATA Truck Tonnage Index The drop in truck tonnage indicates a decrease in demand. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

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