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UPS to Buy 14 Boeing 747 Freighters

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Thursday morning that the package delivery service has ordered 14 of Boeing's 747-8F freighters and taken an option ...
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Seasonal Hiring Ramps Up With Kohl’s Announcement

Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) announced Monday morning that the company plans to hire more than 69,000 seasonal employees for the 2016 holiday shopping season. Last week Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) ...
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FedEx Is Not Dead Yet

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) was supposed to steal some of FedEx Corp.'s (NYSE: FDX) business by launching a fleet of its own planes. Drones will replace FedEx trucks, but in the ...
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Customer Service Hall of Fame

Every company in the United States likes to promise an exceptional customer experience. Polls show that at least some corporations do an excellent job keeping their promise -- these companies ...
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Amazon Prime Air Takes Off

A project first reported last December was more or less formally announced Friday morning. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) showed off its first Amazon-branded Boeing 767-300 cargo plane at an air ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings — Including Apple

Being the wealthiest man in the world on paper tends to draw some attention. This is why investors and outsiders watch new equity investment positions taken by, or sold by, ...
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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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