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Uptrend in Transportation Stocks Just Getting Started

Uptrend in Transportation Stocks Just Getting Started

The transportation sector is often one of the most closely watched in the financial market because it is a natural barometer of broad economic trends. Higher prices across the transportation sector are significant because they can highlight the fundamental demand for industrial goods as well as disposable income levels across the retail segment. Active traders interested in gaining exposure to sub-industries of the transportation sector – such as air freight and logistics, airlines and airport services, highways and rail tracks, marine, railroads, and trucking – may want to take a closer look at the SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (XTN).