Checking in on the Railroads

Long-time subscribers know I have a fondness for the rail or freight car manufacturers.

There are several reasons, one being that I covered the group during my days at Salomon Brothers, DLJ and FBR, but also because there is ample data available. Each week we get freight car loadings from the American Association of Railroads, which is a good indicator of capacity utilization at the railroads like Union Pacific (UNP), Kansas City Southern (KSU), CSX (CSX) and Norfolk Southern (NSC)....586 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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