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Clarke Sets 2-for-1 Stock Split

Ambassador Bridge — TT File Photo

Canadian holding company Clarke Inc. said Thursday its first-quarter earnings improved, and the company’s board approved a 2-for-1 stock split.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Feds Probing Oil-Trading Practices

Federal regulators are looking into possible manipulation of crude oil prices by after-hours trading practices, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics

U.K. Hedge Fund Seeks Rail Returns

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

A British hedge fund that owns shares of U.S. railroads Union Pacific Corp. and BNSF Railway, in addition to its previously disclosed holdings of CSX Corp., wants better returns from its U.S. rail holdings, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2007
Business, Government

April Import Prices Rise 1.3%

The price of goods imported to the United States rose 1.3% in April in a third straight gain, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2007
Government

Trade Deficit Jumps 10.4% in March

The U.S. trade deficit grew by 10.4% in March as oil imports surged, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Oil Falls as Inventories Rise

Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News

Crude oil futures prices fell to their lowest level in seven weeks Wednesday following an Energy Department report that showed inventories rose last week.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

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May 9, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Senator Seeks Stricter Rules for Hazmat Drivers

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Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) has asked the Department of Homeland Security to come up with stronger guidelines for truckers who transport gasoline and other hazardous materials, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2007
Government, Business

Letters to the Editor: Opening the Mexican Border

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May 9, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Interpool’s 1Q Income Falls

Interpool Inc., a maker of shipping containers and chassis for intermodal container transportation, reported its first-quarter net income declined from a year ago.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2007

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