Tag: Fed


Federal Reserve Finds Wide Tariff Anxiety

September 5, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. companies showed widespread concerns about tariff and trade policy uncertainty, but generally reported minimal impact thus far, according to a regional survey from the Federal Reserve. The anxiety about protectionism was broad geographically and across industries as pricing difficulties, […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Why the Feds Want to Block a Flight-Booking Software Deal

September 4, 2019

Via: Wired

Airline-booking software is the kind of back-office technology that seems like the last thing to attract the attention of antitrust regulators. But airlines complain that the US industry leader, Sabre, is opaque, frustrating, and sometimes slow-moving. So maybe it shouldn’t […]

Impact & Regulations

US Transportation Activity Stalls, Fed Reports

July 14, 2016

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. transportation activity stalled from April to July as freight volume and rail cargo declined in several regions, the Federal Reserve reported. Overall freight volume dropped in Cleveland, and reports from Chicago indicate a decline in demand for transportation services, […]