The stock market mostly shrugs off the Egypt-driven surge in oil prices, and the Dow Transports...

|By:, SA News Editor

The stock market mostly shrugs off the Egypt-driven surge in oil prices, and the Dow Transports are up. Why? The jump in energy costs could benefit railroads, Dave Kansas observes, since it is usually cheaper to ship by rail than truck when energy prices spike. Today, KSU +2.3%, CSX +1.6%, NSC +1.3%, UNP +0.8%.