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Customer Service Hall of Fame

Which companies do Americans enjoy dealing with the most? Truth is, many of the names that top this annual list of best companies for customer service will not surprise you ...
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FedEx Buybacks Lift Earnings

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The package delivery service reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.46 on revenues ...
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UPS: Bigger Boxes Mean Higher Prices

The one-size, one-price strategy employed off and on by the U.S. Postal Service, United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has come to an end. The ...
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Why UPS Shipping Costs Could Further Pressure Amazon

Just over a month ago FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced that it was introducing "dimensional weight pricing" for packages, and United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) said Tuesday morning that ...
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Why Amazon Is Down 20% This Year

If you bought shares in Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) a year ago, you would have made a gain of 18.5% through Friday's trading. If you waited until the first of ...
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UPS Names New CEO

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) on Friday announced that current COO David Abney will replace retiring CEO Scott Davis effective September 1, when Davis retires as CEO and becomes ...
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Big Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its holdings as of the end of the first quarter of 2014. We were originally not expecting many major changes to the portfolio. ...
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Can Amazon Save the U.S. Postal Service?

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on Friday reported a net loss of $1.9 billion in the second quarter of its 2014 fiscal year. The total is equal to almost ...
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Amazon’s Sunday Delivery an Effort to Retain Sales

Residents of 15 more U.S. cities are now eligible for Sunday delivery of their orders from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). The company launched the service last November in New York ...
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Higher Shipping Costs Could Add to Amazon’s Woes

To say that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) faces a few headwinds may be an understatement. Some 20 states have begun to collect sales taxes on purchases, the company raised its ...
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UPS Joins Others Down in the Dumps

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday, and no surprise, winter weather was its theme of the day. And no surprise either that ...
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FedEx Chops Forecast as Earnings Struggle With Weather, Fuel Costs

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported fiscal third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The package delivery services provider reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.23 on revenues of $11.3 ...
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UBS High-Yielding Dividend Ruler Stocks Raising Dividends Now

The importance of dividends in stock and portfolio performance cannot be focused on enough for investors looking to have a successful and solid portfolio. As we have written in the ...
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Can UPS Save With Propane-Fueled Delivery Trucks?

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) announced Wednesday morning that it will purchase 1,000 propane-fueled package delivery trucks and install 50 propane fueling stations at a cost of around $70 ...
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Meet the 2014 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

As many consider Warren Buffett to be the greatest investor of modern times, investors want to know any time there are big changes in the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) ...
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