Monday, October 6, 2008
Just kidding, but here is a reponse in Fortune Magazine's Q&A with Fred Smith, founder and CEO of FedEx:
What do you view as the most insightful metrics within FedEx that reflect macroeconomic activity? What are they showing? - David Johnson, Denver
RW: I am wondering if the National Bureau of Economic Research – the non-profit organization responsible for dating recessions – has added FedEx traffic levels to their key economic indicators.