Tag: rail transport

Freight bellwether J.B. Hunt expects strong shipping demand to extend into 2022

Freight bellwether J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. expects bottlenecks at West Coast ports to intensify heading into the holidays, with congestion continuing to snarl labor-strapped logistics networks and strong shipping demand extending into 2022. “While peak season is upon us, we believe the bottlenecks on the West Coast are going to compact and even intensify […]

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All of Wall Street’s pandemic weirdness is about to be on display

Wall Street has gotten weird during the COVID-19 pandemic, and all of that weirdness is about to be on full display. Let’s start with meme stocks. Can we interest you in the earnings of AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. AMC, -2.42% on Monday afternoon? The theater chain’s valuation has exploded from less than $1 billion to […]

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Semiconductor stocks are rallying — and they still look like bargains

Semiconductor stocks haven’t risen in a straight line this year, but they have recovered from their last dip in May. Now the group is expected to maintain its head of steam through 2022 with faster growth than the broader stock market. But chip makers as a group trade below the broad indexes on a price-to-earnings […]

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