The Best Way To Judge World Trade Activity

To measure world trade activity and the health of the global economy, we just need to look at a rather obscure index that tells us some everyday facts.

The Rent-A-Ship Market

Knowing the price to rent a Handysize can come in handy if you want to measure economic activity. A Handysize is a small cargo ship. The very biggest vessels, called Capes because of the routes they have to take, are…