Freight shipments across all U.S. domestic modes continued improving in August but remain weak, according to the latest Cass Freight Index, while freight spending moved lower again with both resulting in mixed feelings when it comes to their economic impact.
A new study by LinkedIn Talent Solutions and Imperative found that Purpose-Oriented professionals around the world more satisfied in their jobs and expect to stay in them longer. The study builds on previous research by Imperative with NYU that showed the overwhelming advantages to hiring people who define their careers primarily around impact and fulfillment and status.
Korea Development Bank, the main lender to Hanjin Shipping Co., offered a conditional credit line of 50 billion won ($45 million) to help ease supply-chain disruptions caused by the collapse of the nation’s biggest container mover.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to a two-month low, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by December.