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Reading the Tea Leaves: Diesel Fuel Sales as a Leading Economic Indicator

An article in the Wall Street Journal last Thursday (“New Ways to Read Economy,” Cari Tuna, April 8, 2010) highlighted several emerging economic indicators, including diesel fuel sales. Improved systems for collecting and disseminating data makes it easier today to track diesel fuel sales. While the profitability of leading trucking firms has long been considered a leading economic indicator, diesel fuel sales has the advantage of being a timelier metric, and the data is more […]

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