Skilled-labor shortage is widespread and acute — Page 22 West Marine’s game plan for the new economy — Page 30 June 2016 Vol. LIII, No. 12 ® Consumer confidence on an uneven path * *subject to revision TRADEONLYTODAY.COM $ 5.00 SOURCE: The Conference Board’s Consumer Conﬁ dence Index Keynote speakers Paul Begala (left) of CNN and Tucker Carlson of Fox News Assistant Commerce Secretary Marcus D. Jadotte U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah U.S. Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga. D.C. VIPs at ABC Full coverage -Page 26 U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. U.S. Rep. Patrick E. Murphy, D-Fla. JOHN NELSON Coast Guard Capt. Verne B. Gifford Jr. Going Green “Going green” is an undercurrent that’s affecting product development and refinements as we move toward more environmentally responsible boating. Our special branded-content section starts on Page 39.