This has been a continuing theme all summer across the rail sector. The economic recovery appears to be particular strong in this segment of the economy. Today’s earnings from CSX confirm what we have been seeing in recent rail data:
“As the economy continued to improve, CSX saw volume growth in nearly all markets while delivering another strong performance in safety, service and productivity,” said Michael J. Ward, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “These positive financial results are enabling the company to increase investments that create competitive advantages for customers, grow the business, create jobs and deliver shareholder value.”
Mr. Roche is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Discipline Funds.Discipline Funds is a low fee financial advisory firm with a focus on helping people be more disciplined with their finances.
He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance, Understanding the Modern Monetary System and Understanding Modern Portfolio Construction.