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Weak earnings drag down stock market

Oct 24, 2012
Just in time for Halloween something has Wall Street spooked. Yesterday, the Dow fell by more than 200 points for the second time in three trading days.
Posted In: Dow, stock market, UPS, 3M

FedEx to acquire Brazilian shipper

May 30, 2012
Despite global economic woes and nervous markets, FedEx announced today that it will purchase the Brazilian shipper Rapidao Cometa Logistica e Transportes for $6.8 billion.
Posted In: fedex, UPS, shipping, brazil

UPS buys Dutch shipping rival for $6.8 billion

Mar 19, 2012
The U.S. shipping giant said Monday it will acquire Europe's No. 2 delivery company, TNT Express, in effort to expand its global reach.
Posted In: UPS, TNT Express, shipping, acquisition

What UPS earnings signal about the economy

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.
Posted In: UPS, shipping

Brown goes green

Dec 19, 2011
UPS new chief sustainability officer rings in holiday environmental goals.
Posted In: sustainability, green fuel, UPS

MID-DAY UPDATE: Jobless claims, Suez Canal workers' strike, NYSE merger

Feb 10, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department this morning announced weekly jobless claims fell to 383,000, the lowest level in nearly three years....
Posted In: Amman, corporate profits, energy, jobless, Jordan, labor, mid-day update, middle east, NYSE, protests, stock market, strike, Suez Canal, UPS, weekly jobless, Wells Fargo

On mailing champagne flutes

Nov 29, 2010
This final note today: A helpful tip as you get those holiday packages ready to ship off to relatives. Whatever you do, don't mark it "fragile."...
Posted In: fedex, holiday, mail, packages, Postal Service, UPS

MID-DAY UPDATE: Economic news bad. Stock prices good.

Jul 22, 2010
/**/ Sales of previously occupied homes fell in June; new unemployment benefit plans rose. Yet at this writing, Wall Street's jumping. What d...
Posted In: AT&T, BP, Caterpillar, homeownership, Memphis, mid-day update, oil companies, ratings agencies, stock market, summer vacation, Unemployment, UPS, Wall Street, Xerox

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