What's up... with the Baltic Dry Index?

It's higher, that's what. And that's good news (maybe!). The Baltic Dry tracks the cost of shipping, and a 16 percent bump in the Index has jazzed The Marketplace Index, too: it's up two percent today.

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Paddy Hirsch is a Senior Editor at Marketplace and the creator and host of the Marketplace Whiteboard. Follow Paddy on Twitter @paddyhirsch and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/paddyhirsch101

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