Many of the leading transportation stocks are trading higher today. This leading sector has been extremely weak since May 3, 2012. Today, the important iShares Dow Jones Transport. Avg. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IYT) is trading higher by $1.15 to $92.41 a share. Short term traders should watch for intra-day resistance around the $92.60, and $93.10 levels.
This morning, the important and highly followed iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average ETF (NYSEARCA:IYT) is trading lower by $1.84 to $91.52 a share. This is a 2.00 percent decline for the major transportation index. Traders and investors will usually follow the transport index very closely as a sign of economic growth and contraction.