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  • Understanding the Truck Market Through Macro Data

    By Zain Abbas - April 16, 2013 | Tickers: ALSN, CMI, PCAR

    The trucking industry has been in the news recently, especially after the market viewed some optimism in the recently held Mid-America Truck Show. Performance of this industry is important, as it is a leading indicator of the health of the economy. Recently, some numbers relevant to the trucking industry were released which can help us understand the industry’s performance.

    Class 8 orders continue upward trajectory in February

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  • Understanding the Truck Market Through Macro Data

    By Zain Abbas - April 16, 2013 | Tickers: ALSN, CMI, PCAR

    The trucking industry has been in the news recently, especially after the market viewed some optimism in the recently held Mid-America Truck Show. Performance of this industry is important, as it is a leading indicator of the health of the economy. Recently, some numbers relevant to the trucking industry were released which can help us understand the industry’s performance.

    Class 8 orders continue upward trajectory in February

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  • Understanding the Truck Market Through Macro Data

    By Zain Abbas - April 4, 2013 | Tickers: ALSN, CMI, PCAR

    The trucking industry has been in the news recently, especially after the market viewed some optimism in the recently held Mid-America Truck Show. Performance of this industry is important, as it is a leading indicator of the health of the economy. Recently, some numbers relevant to the trucking industry were released which can help us understand the industry’s performance.

    Class 8 orders continue upward trajectory in February

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  • Understanding Truck Market Through Macro Data

    By Zain Abbas - March 29, 2013 | Tickers: ALSN, CMI, PCAR

    The trucking industry has been in the news recently, especially after the market viewed some optimism in the recently held Mid-America Truck Show. Performance of this industry is important, as it is a leading indicator of the health of the economy. Recently, some numbers relevant to the trucking industry were released which can help us understand the industry’s performance.

    Class 8 orders continue upward trajectory in February

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  • Where Is the Trucking Industry Heading?

    By Zain Abbas - March 29, 2013 | Tickers: ALSN, CVGI, CMI

    At a recent Mid-America Truck Show held in Louisville, Kent., different trucking companies presented their near-term outlooks. The following key takeaways originate from three companies presenting in the conference.

    Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN)

    Allison reported that 100 test-fleet customers achieved 5% stronger fuel economy with its new TC10 transmission for metro heavy duty truck applications (a 60,000 unit market). Navistar is a core OEM partner, and Allison's legacy more »

  • 7 Losers From European Woes

    By Masam Abbas - January 4, 2013 | Tickers: ATU, ALSN, CVGI, CMI, ETN, MOD, PCAR

    ACEA reported a 17% year-over-year decline in the European heavy truck registrations in November. The European truck production has the largest incremental impact on Paccar’s (NASDAQ: PCAR) DAF nameplate, Cummins (NYSE: CMI)Eaton Corp (NYSE: ETN)Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN)Modine Manufacturing (NYSE: MOD)Commercial Vehicle Group (NASDAQ: CVGI) and Actuant Corp’s Engineered Solutions segment. Total Europe truck registrations were down 17% YoY in November and down 15 more »

  • Can You Build a High-performance Portfolio From These Stocks?

    By Chris Hodge - November 29, 2012 | Tickers: ALSN, ALV, BWA, LEA

    The auto parts industry is a big deal. There's a good chance you've trusted your safety to some of the parts made by at least one of these companies lately. But I've noticed over time that good products don't always mean good companies producing them. So let's pop the hood and see what's inside.

    Well-entrenched is a Good Thing

    There aren't many heavy more »