This presentation will attempt to provide certain economic and political information for markets such as infrastructure, commercial and industrial primarily of North America but also related to the world wide market. Certain metrics such as employment levels, the price of oil/gas and stock market valuations for certain companies will be shared to name a few metrics. The information will be provided in a format attempting to relate how the information may affect certain SAIA member businesses and potential today and the near future. Certain information will be provided relating to possible future trends/assumptions and possible impacts on business markets that certain SAIA members may participate in.