The AFGC CHEP Retail Index draws on CHEP's data on pallet movements among suppliers and retailers.
CHEP and the AFGC said the data "suggests that retailers expect consumers to start loosening the purse strings, with supply of goods on the rise to meet anticipated demand".
Both CHEP and AFGC in a statement said: "Looking further ahead into the new financial year, wage growth could increase due to tightness in the labor market, which would aid consumer purchasing power.
The last part presents major research results, durability and sustainability aspects, and the updated AFGC
Recommendations on UHPFRC.
Index has been licensed to Nuveen Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of The John Nuveen Company (NYSE:JNC) for the creation of an exchange-traded fund similar to the Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock and the Standard & Poor's Depository Receipts.
Individual Investor published the AFGC 100 list in its September 1999 issue.
There were 19 companies with a market capitalization of $75 million or less that made the AFGC 100.
Published in the September issue of Individual Investor, the AFGC
100 recognizes those publicly-traded corporations within the United States that excel in development and growth.
The AFGC II Trust, Series Nine, is the second AFGC Trust introduced this year.
We've received such tremendously positive feedback from investors regarding the first AFGC Trust that we decided to create another one," said Bob Schmidt, president of Individual Investor Group.
We believe the AFGC Trust has enormous potential for rapid growth.
For more information and a prospectus about the AFGC Trust, including charges and expenses, contact the Reich & Tang Investment Trust Hotline at 1-800-237-7020.