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Assorted Links Wednesday

Small businesses have lost jobs, Amazon has too much warehouse space, the world's merchant fleet, and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
2 min read
Assorted Links Wednesday
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New ADP data showed the U.S. private sector created nearly 250,000 new jobs last month: But employers with fewer than 50 workers actually shed jobs.

Amazon says it has too much warehouse space: Inc., the undisputed king of the U.S. industrial market since well before the Covid-19 pandemic, may finally have reached max capacity on warehouse and fulfillment space.

More than 40% of the world's merchant fleet is more than 20 years old:

The number of job openings continues to exceed the number of unemployed people seeking work:

The Fed’s aggressive tightening of monetary policy will be accompanied by falling real earnings for US households and in turn, falling real retail sales:

Factory orders have been very strong, pointing to robust business investment:

The best-performing restaurant chains since 2019:


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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas.