Category: Staffing

Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – January 15, 2019

        National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $2.98 OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo has expressed concern over the effect of the U.S.-China trade war on market growth in Asia. “Any measures that may impact or constrain trade may likely impact on growth and by extension on demand for energy,” he said. China is …

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Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – January 8, 2019

        National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $3.01 Fears over crude oil oversupply have lowered analysts’ price expectations for 2019. Goldman Sachs downgraded its expectations for the Brent Crude average from a previous forecast of $70 to $62.50. The West Texas Intermediate benchmark also fell, from $64.50 to $55.50. “We expect that …

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November 2018 Job Numbers

The latest job numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics have analysts worried that economic growth may be slowing. While the unemployment rate is at 3.7% – the lowest in 50 years – payroll growth did not meet expectations. Economists predicted payroll growth of 198,000 in November, but the actual number was only 155,000. Employment in transportation …

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Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – December 4, 2018

        National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $3.21 On December 3, Qatar’s Energy Minister announced that the country will be withdrawing from OPEC effective January 1, 2019. Qatar is one of OPEC’s smallest oil producers. However, the country is one of the world’s largest producers of liquefied natural gas. “This is a …

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