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  • Start-up aiming to disrupt shipping raises $50M Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:13 AM ET
    A Shyp package being prepared for shipment.

    Shyp is the latest start-up aiming to upend an existing, and hugely profitable, business, in this case the $300 billion shipping industry.

  • Released just days before the April 24 deadline for public comment on newly proposed FAA drone regulations, the report's sponsors include companies that are involved in drone technology or hope to use the devices to cope with hurricanes, earthquakes, wild fires and other disasters. The sponsors include Boeing Co, Lockheed Martin Corp, United Parcel Service...

  • Why those fuel surcharges will never go away Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
    A UPS truck in San Francisco

    If fuel prices have fallen so much, why are shippers like UPS still charging customers a fuel surcharge?

  • Millionaire Robert Durst to cops: I want my $161K Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 8:49 AM ET
    Real estate heir Robert Durst appears in a New York criminal courtroom on December 10, 2014, for his trial on charges of trespassing on property owned by his estranged family.

    Murder suspect Robert Durst is demanding that authorities return $161,000 seized after his arrest, NBC News reports.

  • Early movers: SHLD, UNH, ABBV, NFLX, UPS & more Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 7:43 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Stock picks: Why analysts see upside in transports Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:25 PM ET
    Workers prepare to offload an incoming FedEx plane in Newark, New Jersey.

    It's been a rocky road for transports. But for those willing to ride out the volatility, there are good buying opportunities.

  • A CSX train at the Norfolk Southern Bellevue Terminal in Bellevue, Ohio.

    Jim Cramer has always thought that transportation stocks can give a powerful read on the economy. Should investors be ready for a pullback?

  • Cramer: FedEx deal signals huge trend is coming Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:10 PM ET
    A FedEx cargo plane at the company's distribution hub at Los Angeles International Airport.

    Jim Cramer thinks the FedEx acquisition could signal a big opportunistic trend that could sweep the U.S.

  • *FedEx to buy Dutch peer TNT; Informatica to go private. *Canada to sell its GM stake to Goldman Sachs. "If the move is gradual it shouldn't impact stocks too much, as companies will have a chance to hedge against the impact, but a sharp rise will have an impact," said Tony Roth, chief investment officer at Wilmington Trust in Wilmington, Delaware.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed mildly lower as investors eyed continued gains in oil and the dollar ahead of the unofficial start of earnings season on Wednesday.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St gains on deal news; biotechs jump Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    *FedEx to buy Dutch peer TNT; Informatica to go private. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, adding to recent gains, after deal news including a bid from FedEx for a Dutch peer suggested companies still see value in the market. Shares of FedEx rose 2.7 percent to $171.17 as it seeks to buy Dutch package delivery company TNT Express for $4.8 billion.

  • Fred Smith: Planets aligned for FedEx-TNT deal Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    A TNT delivery truck near Amsterdam, Netherlands

    A strong dollar, ongoing stimulus in Europe and low oil prices make a deal between FedEx and TNT Express possible, Fred Smith tells CNBC.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St up on deals, biotech boost Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 11:07 AM ET

    *FedEx to buy Dutch peer TNT; Informatica to go private. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, extending two sessions of gains for the S&P 500, with deals including a bid from FedEx for a Dutch peer indicating companies still see value in the market. Shares of FedEx rose 3.3 percent to $172.14 as it seeks to buy Dutch package delivery company TNT Express for $4.8...

  • Cramer: What FedEx-TNT deal means for Europe Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 10:37 AM ET
    A motorcyclist rides past a sign for a TNT parcel depot as he leaves one of the company's distribution centers in London.

    CNBC's Jim Cramer said FedEx's latest deal means this for Europe.

  • Wall Street eyes oil price, Fed and Q1 earnings Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 9:16 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a news conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington March 18, 2015.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Tuesday amid oil price volatility, ahead of Fed minutes and the start of the Q1 earnings season.

  • *Canada to sell its GM stake to Goldman Sachs. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. stock index futures edged up on Tuesday, following two sessions of gains for the S&P 500, with deals including a bid from FedEx for a Dutch peer indicating companies still see value in the market. *Shares of FedEx rose 5.1 percent in premarket trading as it seeks to buy Dutch package delivery company...

  • Early movers: JPM, FDX, INFA, VIAB, GM & more Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 8:20 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Dec. 10, 2014.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • US STOCKS-Futures tick up with eyes on FedEx Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 7:34 AM ET

    *Canada to sell its GM stake to Goldman Sachs. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. stock index futures ticked up on Tuesday, following two sessions of gains on the S&P 500, with FedEx's multibillion dollar transatlantic acquisition expected to lift the transports sector. *FedEx shares rose 4.1 percent in premarket trading as it seeks to buy Dutch package delivery firm TNT...

  • FedEx offers to buy TNT Express for $4.8B Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 1:44 AM ET
    Workers prepare to offload an incoming FedEx plane in Newark, New Jersey.

    U.S. courier delivery company FedEx has highlighted its intentions to expand globally with the purchase of Dutch-based rival TNT Express.

  • Why US companies are selling record euro debt Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 9:38 AM ET
    A financial trader monitors data on computer screens as a desktop television shows euro currency banknotes at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Depressed yields in Europe are attracting record debt sales by U.S. multinationals, the Financial Times reports.