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The stock market is likely to see its typical, seasonal pullback in the second quarter, but unlike previous years, more bullish strategists expect a significantly higher end-of-year finale.
Wal-Mart is considering a radical plan to have store customers deliver packages to online buyers, a new twist on speedier delivery services that the company hopes will enable it to better compete with Amazon.com.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 28- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is considering a radical plan to have store customers deliver packages to online buyers, a new twist on speedier delivery services that the company hopes will enable it to better compete with Amazon.com Inc..
Thanks to Europe, traders could find themselves playing defense in this holiday-shortened week.
Cyprus is triggering a relief rally on Wall Street, but the jig may not be up yet.
LONDON, March 25- U.S. distributors and freight hauliers have held down diesel consumption even as their business recovers from recession by making thousands of small changes to their operations. In 2013, FedEx will have improved the fuel efficiency of its U.S vehicle fleet by 22 percent compared with 2005, Chairman Frederick Smith said at CERA Week.
NEW YORK, March 24- U.S. stocks could break through to all-time closing highs this week, but it could depend on a solution to Cyprus' fiscal woes. Cyprus faces a Monday deadline to avert a collapse of its banking system.
With US economic optimism rising and the Fed money spigot wide open, turmoil in Cyprus didn't spark a major correction in stocks. Could lackluster earnings do the trick?
NEW YORK, March 22- U.S. stocks could break through to all-time closing highs next week- provided a resolution to the fiscal woes of Cyprus satisfies investors.
March 21- American Realty Capital Properties Inc said on Thursday that it was "surprised but disappointed" that Cole Credit Property Trust III Inc's had rejected its $5.7 billion buyout offer, but said it remains committed to the offer.
Sectors that capture the global economy are down today: transportation, multi-industry, and tech stocks.
The global growth picture isn't great, Josh Brown says.
The biggest supplier of industrial gases provided a "disappointing" report that may set the tone for the market today.
Dave Barnes, UPS chief information officer, explains how and why his company gathers every piece of information possible on every package it handles.
*Cyprus banking crisis a reminder of global risks. *Homebuilders' stocks jump after Lennar earnings. The statement, and comments by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, came as the market grapples with banking woes in Cyprus, the most recent flare-up in the euro-zone debt crisis. "
*American Realty offers $5.7 bln in cash and stock. *American Realty asks Cole Credit to call off merger with external adviser.
Stocks finished higher Wednesday, wiping out most of the past week's losses, after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed its policies on bond purchases and record-low interest rates and as investors shrugged off concerns over Cyprus.
It was bad day for the global growth story on Wednesday,, but don't tell that to the stock market. The S&P 500 enjoyed a splendid day, despite two pieces of evidence that international business conditions are in serious trouble.
Following FedEx's earnings miss, one analyst sees signs of encouragement that the company plans to scale back its more expensive air freight business.
The lower-than-expected numbers from Caterpillar and FedEx are highlighting an issue bears have been pounding on for months: the global economy may not be as healthy as stocks might indicate.