FedEx Corp


  • *UPS shares fall after outlook, FedEx also lower. NEW YORK, Jan 23- U.S. stocks fell modestly on Friday, pressured by some disappointing results from major multinational companies, which offset optimism triggered by the European Central Bank's recent decision to buy bonds and boost euro zone growth. UPS was the largest drag on the S&P 500 after its guidance...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 23- United Parcel Service Inc on Friday said its fourth-quarter performance was hurt as lackluster holiday demand pushed up costs, and that it will likely raise prices for this year's peak season. In a separate announcement, main rival FedEx reaffirmed its earnings outlook for its fiscal 2015 year ending May 31. During the 2013 peak season UPS and...

  • UPS takes a hit during the holidays, cuts outlook Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 9:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK— UPS spent heavily to avoid last year's debacle over the holidays, when an unexpected crush of last-minute shipping and terrible weather led millions of late deliveries. UPS cut its outlook for the year Friday and warned that fourth-quarter earnings would come in well below Wall Street expectations. Shares tumbled 10 percent and UPS pulled down rival...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 23- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc on Friday said its fourth-quarter performance was hurt by higher-than-expected costs from the U.S. holiday season and that it will implement new pricing strategies during the next peak season. During the 2013 peak season both UPS and main rival FedEx Corp were hit by a late surge in online...

  • UPS sinks on weak forecast, FedEx stands by outlook Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
    A UPS worker delivers packages in Chicago, Dec. 26, 2013.

    UPS shares plunged in premarket trading after the company warned profits for the fourth quarter would come in well less than Wall Street expected.

  • Following a yearlong investigation, officials on Saturday arrested Brian Richard Farrell, 26, who told federal agents he was "the right-hand man" to the operator of Silk Road 2. 0. Farrell used the moniker "DoctorClu" and was among a small staff of online administrators and forum moderators who helped with the day-to-day operation of the website, according to a...

  • Stock market looks to earnings as possible lifeline Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 6:02 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With the U.S. stock market in an extended funk, earnings offer at least a temporary escape route.

  • Stock market looks to earnings as possible lifeline Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:08 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With the U.S. stock market in an extended funk, earnings offer at least a temporary escape route.

  • Oil, dollar to determine earnings winners, losers Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:53 AM ET
    A CSX employee walks on a locomotive while on a siding at Worthville, Ky., Oct. 11, 2013.

    The plunge in oil and the strong dollar are the lead factors in determining stocks to buy or short as the fourth quarter earnings reports come out.

  • Fewer worked the holiday registers, and cuts loom Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 12:37 PM ET
    Employees assist shoppers at the check-out counter of a Toys R Us Inc. store in New York.

    It looked like a happy holiday for workers looking for retail jobs during the industry's busiest time, but reality didn't live up to the expectations.

  • Fund with woman’s touch beating market Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 7:23 AM ET
    CEO of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi speaks at the official opening of a PepsiCo bottling plant in Domodedovo, near Moscow, on July 8, 2009.

    Having more females in higher positions could help a company's stock, if the initial performance of Barclay's Women in Leadership ETN is any guide.

  • Best day for stocks in three weeks; oil halts slide Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    NYSE trader with 2015 glasses

    Stocks jumped Wednesday, with the S&P 500 rebounding from a five-session dive.

  • Strategists’ stock picks for 2015’s economy Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 8:29 AM ET
    A Gulfstream G280 jet, by Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., a unit of General Dynamics.

    With low oil and other conditions in mind, several analysts and major research firms recommend these two sectors for 2015.

  • Higher shipping rates and the Amazon effect Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 1:01 PM ET
    Workers prepare to offload an incoming FedEx plane in Newark, New Jersey.

    FedEx and UPS rate hikes are in effect as fuel prices, a key cost for shippers, are at record lows. So what's driving the changes in shipping costs?

  • Early Movers: AOL, COH, CSX, FDX, ORCL & more Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 8:48 AM ET

    Companies making headlines ahead of the bell Tuesday:

  • Ship smaller, pay less  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 1:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports UPS and FedEx are giving their customers incentive to ship smaller packages.

  • FedEx hikes shipping rates by 5%  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 7:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at what the rise in rates means for online shoppers and shippers.

  • The rise of the do-it-yourself consumer Thursday, 1 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    A host presents various objects created with a MakerBot 3D printer at the CeBIT technology trade fair in Hanover, Germany.

    The 3D printing industry is set to revolutionize manufacturing, allowing consumers to make clothes and other items they need on demand.

  • CHICAGO, Dec 29- United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp are rolling out new pricing systems to curb online retailers' large package sizes, but industry experts warn many small firms are unprepared and could pay up to 50 percent more for shipping. Memphis- based FedEx will roll out the same change on Jan 5. UPS and FedEx announced the change in May and have worked to...

  • Happy holiday means big things for economy Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Here are 6 things a merry holiday-shopping season says about the economy for 2015, says retail analyst Brian Sozzi.