MORNING-MidwestDigest-01-18-17

Max Armstrong talks about airline travel. (podcast)

Check that bag. The rate at which bags are lost is at lowest on record. The record goes back 30 years. More than 86% of flights in November arrived on time. Minneapolis based Delta had one of best arrival times.

In all of the debate about manufacturing moving to Mexico, we sometimes lose track that our southern neighbor is also a customer of ours. Mexican corn imports are expected to increase as Mexican farmers cut back on corn in part due to a weaker peso. Most of that corn will be imported from the United States. A Mexican farmer leader says he would love to see Donald Trump dismantle the North American Free Trade Agreement because he says it's been bad for Mexican farmers. 

What's the weather going to be in Washington DC for inauguration? The forecast says 50 degrees and rain. Ronald Reagan had both the warmest inauguration and the coldest inauguration days.

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