United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS)

Will a Record National Returns Day Hurt Amazon?

National Returns Day is coming up on January 2, when Americans return most packages to retailers. January is always the biggest month for returns, and for this reason many retailers ...
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FedEx Founder Smith Ruining the Company

When Frederick W. Smith founded Federal Express in 1971, the company was a true disruptor. It shipped packages around the country and the world, quickly and at reasonable rates. It ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, AutoZone, CenturyLink, Cigna, Conn’s, Golar LNG, Revolve, Surmodics, UPS and More

The futures traded flat Wednesday morning as the market digests two potential articles of impeachment against the president, and the replacement for NAFTA that was finally agreed upon in the ...
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Retail Hires Most Seasonal Workers Since 2012

U.S. retailers have added 622,500 workers to their payrolls so far this holiday season, according to a new report from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. That's the highest two-month ...
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Why UPS Really Needs to Find 100,000 Seasonal Workers

Back in early September, United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) said that it would hire 100,000 seasonal workers this year to help it deliver the expected glut of holiday packages. ...
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Meet the New Stamps.com and UPS Partnership

Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ: STMP) shares shot up on Tuesday after a collaboration with United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) was announced. The goal of this partnership is to provide their ...
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US Firms to Hire Fewer Seasonal Workers This Year

Citing data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas is predicting that the number of seasonal jobs offered this year will be no ...
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Very Mixed Reactions to Saudi-Attack Oil Price Spike in Transportation Stocks

The weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil production and infrastructure have created major moves in the markets. After all, Saudi Arabia has close to 10% of global production, and roughly ...
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Target, UPS Set Seasonal Hiring Plans

It's nearly that time of year again. Now that back-to-school shopping is behind us, U.S. retailers are looking ahead to the holiday season, which generates as much as 30% of ...
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8 Large-Cap and Mega-Cap Stocks Scoring Major Analyst Upgrades

The markets may have come off their highs of the day after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested that it may be appropriate to begin lowering interest rates, but investors ...
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Amazon Extends Plans to Crush FedEx

FedEx killed part of its deal to deliver goods for Amazon last week. Now, Amazon has returned the favor. It has announced it will buy more large Boeing jets for ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, Adobe, Amex, Intel, 3M, Microsoft, SAP, Shopify, Sprint, Target and More

Stocks were indicated to open mildly lower on Monday, but no direction seems clear because the losses were less than 0.1% on all three major index futures. The S&P 500 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, CarMax, Celgene, Chevron, Exxon, Lyft, FedEx, Peabody Energy, UPS, Wells Fargo and More

The first quarter is over, and the Dow Jones industrial average was up 11% year to date, the S&P 500 was up 13% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq generated a return ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Apple, Apptio, Cheniere, First Solar, Kratos, Smartsheet, UPS, Waste Management and More

Stocks traded sharply higher in a post-G20 recovery from a ceasefire in the China trade war, but stocks already were indicated to give back some of those gains on Tuesday ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Boring Company, owned by Elon Musk, will not complete one of its transportation tunnels. According to MarketWatch: Elon Musk's Boring Co. has dropped plans for a test tunnel on the ...
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