An obscure indicator can tell us a lot about global commerce June 24, 2020

from Marketplace Morning Report· ·

Economists track what's called the Baltic Dry Index as a snapshot of what's coursing through the arteries of the global economy. That number, about ship cargo, is at a seven-month high. Plus, 13 more J.C. Penney stores will close for good. And, surveying millennials about transformational change.



Economists track what's called the Baltic Dry Index as a snapshot of what's coursing through the arteries of the global economy. That number, about ship cargo, is at a seven-month high. Plus, 13 more J.C. Penney stores will close for good. And, surveying millennials about transformational change.