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  • A hydraulic hybrid UPS delivery truck is seen with the Philadelphia skyline in the background during a demonstration in Philadelphia, on Friday, June 23, 2006. The UPS truck uses an Environmental Protection Agency patented hydraulic hybrid technology that the EPA claims will increase fuel efficiency by 60 to 70 percent. Full hydraulic hybrid technology means that the conventional transmission and transfer case have been removed and replaced with a hydraulic drivetrain. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    United Parcel Service Tuesday posted a better-than-expected profit, citing a boost from global markets, plus its supply chain and freight units that offset a slower U.S. small-package market.

  • United Air Profit More Than Doubles on Cost Controls Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | 11:02 AM ET

    UAL, parent of No. 2 U.S. carrier United Airlines, on Tuesday said its quarterly profit rose as it controlled costs during the strong summer travel season.

  • BNSF Quarterly Profit Slips on Fuel Charges Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | 9:15 AM ET

    U.S. railroad Burlington Northern Santa Fe said on Tuesday that quarterly net profit fell as a result of higher fuel expenses.

  • United Rentals Accepts Cerberus' $4 Billion Offer Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | 11:15 AM ET

    Equipment rental company United Rentals on Monday said that it had accepted a $4 billion takeover offer from private-equity fund Cerberus Capital Management

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Friday, 20 Jul 2007 | 10:52 AM ET

    Earnings misses by tech darling Google and Caterpillar, one of the Dow's power drivers, are adding to a wobbly opening on Wall Street. Citigroup though is a bright spot with a better than expected 18 percent profit gain and record revenues from investment banking and overseas business.

  • Chrysler Group and the United Auto Workers union on Friday mark the formal start of a summer of crucial contract negotiations under intense pressure to break the model of business as usual for Detroit.

  • On the Line: Union Pacific CEO Jim Young Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | 7:44 PM ET

    After spending decades out of the Wall Street limelight, the rails are seeing some spectacular growth. UNP's chief tells us why.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Pricing Lifts Union Pacific Quarterly Profit Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | 9:14 AM ET
    A Union Pacific steam.

    Union Pacific, the biggest U.S. railroad, reported a better-than-expected rise in profit Thursday due to improved efficiency and strong pricing despite slower U.S. economic growth and bad weather.

  • U.K. Rail Contractor Metronet Calls in Administrator Wednesday, 18 Jul 2007 | 6:10 AM ET

    Metronet, the company upgrading two thirds of London's underground rail network, has asked for an administrator to be appointed after overspending led to a cash shortage,  its owners said on Wednesday.

  • Paris Aims to Cut Traffic With Bikes Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 5:24 AM ET

    The City of Light wants to be the city that bikes.

  • We did it! Five states in five days, four flights and one long drive. Our journey through America's Top States for Business covered some 6,000 miles, and we hope we highlighted some of the states and practices that are "Keeping America Great".

  • The economic fates of Texas and the energy industry are inexorably linked. And that industry is part of how Texas gained a reputation for doing everything big.

  • It's amazing the power you posses when you know a secret--apparently no matter how trivial. To add a little fun to our series on America's Top States for Business, we've been unveiling our Top Five daily on CNBC's Power Lunch. Not only have we been keeping the identity of the states secret from our viewers until the last minute; there is only a small circle of people within CNBC who know where we will be each day.

  • The countdown begins, as the team begins its trip across America, visiting each of the top five states in days ahead. . The first stop is North Carolina, which ranked No. 5 in our study.

  • We didn't plan it this way, honest. But it's a good thing our No. 4 state, Georgia, is just two states away from our number five state, North Carolina.

  • CNBC, America's Business Channel, and CNBC.com look at the best -- and worst -- states for business in our new exclusive study.

  • Eurotunnel Reports 7% Rise in First-Half Revenue Wednesday, 11 Jul 2007 | 4:26 AM ET

    Revenue at Eurotunnel, the Anglo-French tunnel railway operator, rose 7% to 252 million pounds ($511 million) in the first half of 2007, the company said on Wednesday.

  • Arriva Wins U.K.'s Cross Country Rail Franchise Tuesday, 10 Jul 2007 | 12:18 PM ET

    Britain's Arriva has won the competition to run the country's biggest rail franchise, Cross Country, replacing Virgin Rail, the current operator owned by Richard Branson and Stagecoach.

  • Boeing's Dreamliner 787.

    Michael Boyd, president of The Boyd Group, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner will revolutionize the aircraft industry and will, paradoxically, create an opening for competitor Airbus.

  • Stop Trading! Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | 5:26 PM ET

    It has been an interesting day for Union Pacific. Plus, did Home Depot get its mojo back?Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.