Friday Positive Economic News Roundup
5. Rail traffic in the U.S. registered another improvement for the week ending January 15, with carload volume up 7.5% compared to the same week last year, and intermodal volume up by 5.8%.
6. Year-over-year container traffic at the Port of Los Angeles surged 16% in 2010, with a record number of exports leading the way. Exports rose 10.3% in 2010 to 1,841,274 TEUs compared to 1,668,911 in 2009 and surpassed the previous container export record of 1,782,502 TEUs in 2008.