Jan 31, 2012 UPS earnings are out today. The company serves as a bellwether stock because as the economy improves, it sells -- and ships -- more items.
Jan 25, 2012 Natural disasters at home and abroad contributed to the country having fewer exports than imports.
Jan 10, 2012 Chinese exports took a hit in the last year because of the European debt crisis, while the export market suffered as Chinese consumers bought less.
Jan 11, 2012 One thing we'll be hearing a lot about this election year is ways to grow the economy. Small businesses are looking for their share of the action, but could that have unintended consequences?
Dec 27, 2011 FedEx will start charging higher rates in part so it can afford to hold on to good employees.
Peter van Dyk
Dec 15, 2011 After years of bickering over terms, Russia is getting an invitation to join the World Trade Organization. WTO ministers start a three day meeting in Geneva today.
Dec 12, 2011 FedEx is expecting to ship 17 million packages today, up from last year's peak of 15.6 million in a single day.
Nov 11, 2011 The Marketplace Daily Pulse is up today. The U.S. consumer - that beaten-down, bedraggled, hopeless character - seems to be getting a shot of opt...
Nov 10, 2011 Checking the Marketplace's Daily Pulse, our offbeat take on the health of the U.S. economy. There's word today that just over half of working mo...
Nov 10, 2011 The Marketplace Daily Pulse is down today on news that times are so tough for some residents in Maine that local hero - novelist Stephen King - ...