We may be due for a mild round of profit-taking. More
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Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA), also known as the Dow Jones Transports, is the oldest U.S. stock index still in use. Originally solely composed of railroad companies, DTJA now also includes airlines, delivery services and logistics, trucking and marine transportation stocks.
Analysts measure the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) against the DTJA to confirm the U.S. economy’s health. Some even look to transportation and shipping stocks as market forecasters.
Norfolk Southern is a well-managed railroad with high operating margins and growing freight volumes. With a lock on lucrative eastern U.S. rail routes, NSC is a safer bet on the resurgence of the cyclical transportation sector. More
Delta Air Lines' stock is poised for take off. With its compelling valuation, DAL is your best bet to profit from the global aviation industry's return to health. More