Happy Holidays, FedEx!

Oct 24, 2011
The Pulse today starts with a riddle: Why would good fortune for FedEx also be good for one of its arch-competitors, the U.S. Postal Service? Fe...

Absolutely, positively pessimistic: FedEx

Sep 22, 2011
FedEx is not feeling good about the economy. The company's CEO, Fred Smith said today that he thinks we're in for a sluggish growth period for some time to come. That's depressing the Marketplace Daily Pulse today.
A FedEx worker steps out of his delivery truck in San Francisco, Calif.
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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."...

Mergers and Consolidations

Nov 4, 2008
Because of the ongoing market turmoil, several companies are merging in order to survive. Some results of these mergers:...