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Port of Los Angeles Imports Surged in February

Container volume jumped 30% from February 2014 as trucking companies also see reported accelerating shipping demand By Erica E. Phillips March 11, 2016, 1:47 p.m., ET Logistics and transportation businesses got a healthy bump in February as import volumes through the nation’s largest ports posted records and freight shipments picked up after slowing for several
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Port of Long Beach Reports Record February Container Imports

Strong growth follows pessimistic forecast from retailers on shipping demand in first half of 2016 By Erica E. Phillips March 9, 2016, 6:23 p.m. ET The nation’s second-largest port reported a record February for container volume, despite retailer expectations that imports in the first half of 2016 would slow. The Port of Long Beach, Calif.
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German Industry Revved Up Unexpectedly Fast in January

Industrial output in Europe’s biggest economy rose 3.3% from the previous month By Nina Adam March 8, 2016, 8:16 a.m. ET FRANKFURT—German industry fired on all cylinders in January, raising hopes of better-than-expected growth in Europe’s biggest economy this quarter despite flagging business confidence and the uncertain global economic outlook. Industrial production rose 3.3% in
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