United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS)

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Will UPS Avoid a $3.5 Billion Pension Charge?

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) reported a gain to its first quarter profit of 10% and managed to beat expectations. The $1.13 billion in income translated to $1.27 per ...
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The Next Mega-Caps: 7 Stocks Likely to Be Worth $100 Billion Soon

Now that stocks have charged back from the depths of the January and February selling, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 500 managed to come back to positive ...
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Amazon Now in the Air Freight Business

In a press announcement Wednesday morning, Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ATSG) said it has agreed to operate a U.S. air cargo network for Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). The ...
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Massive Carl Icahn Trade Highlights Recent Insider Selling: Mentor Graphics, Blackrock, UPS, Hasbro and More

Typically investors think of insider selling as a possible negative. In reality, after almost two months of negligible insider selling, this week was the first to show some substantial sales, and ...
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4 Top Stocks for 2016 That Capitalize on Thrift

Discount retailers like Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) have had a great 2015. Higher-priced chains like Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) and Whole Foods Market ...
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How Much Does a Boeing 767 Cost?

Some intriguing news out of Seattle last week: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) may be considering acquiring its own fleet of airplanes to handle the company's deliveries. The very notion must ...
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E-Commerce Delivery Times 20% Worse

Either e-commerce sales are better than expected, or United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS), FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the U.S. Postal Service are falling down on the job. Or ...
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Retailers Hiring the Most Employees for the Holidays

 Retailers are poised to add around 755,000 temporary workers this holiday season, in line with last year’s job additions, according to staffing experts Challenger Gray & Christmas. The only company ...
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2 Giants Will Dominate Online Holiday Sales

Face it, everybody you know, including yourself, loves the ease and the convenience of shopping online. No driving to crowded malls and fighting hordes of shoppers out to get loss-leaders ...
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FedEx Holiday Shipments to Rise, Effects on UPS?

Package delivery service FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) said on Monday that it expects to handle 317 million shipments during this year’s holiday season, an increase of 12.4% compared with the ...
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What to Expect from UPS Earnings

Before the market opens Tuesday morning. United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) is scheduled to release second-quarter earnings. Consensus estimates call for earnings per share (EPS) of $1.27 on revenues ...
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What the Sell-Off in Its Shares Says About FedEx

More important than the news itself is the market’s reaction to the news. Wednesday FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported earnings and full-year guidance that missed analyst expectations, and shares tumbled ...
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How FedEx Earnings Are Being Held Back

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $2.66 in earnings per share (EPS) on $12.1 billion in revenue, compared ...
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What to Expect From FedEx Earnings

FedEx Corp. (NASDAQ: FDX) is set to report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results on Wednesday before the markets open. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $2.43 in earnings ...
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Is the FedEx Dividend Increase Enough?

Dividends are a way of rewarding investors for holding on to a company’s stock over time. As the share price increases, it would only make sense for the dividend to ...
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