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  • 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 agrees to take over Dutch rival TNT Express Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 3:52 AM ET

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands— FedEx has agreed to take over Dutch delivery company TNT Express for 4.4 billion euros, bolstering its global business with an acquisition that rival UPS had tried but failed to complete two years ago. FedEx said Tuesday it reached a conditional agreement with TNT Express' management on an all-cash offer of eight euros per TNT share.

  • 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.

  • NEW YORK, March 20- Linda Hudson, former CEO of the U.S. arm of British defense company BAE Systems Plc, is among the women that boards call on when they are looking for a female director. "You often don't get the enlightened thinking of reaching beyond the obvious candidates," said Hudson, who sits on the boards of Bank of America Corp and utility Southern Co., and is...

  • FedEx profit jumps on higher package volumes, yields Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 10:17 AM ET
    The driver for an independent contractor to FedEx Corp. delivers packages in Midtown Manhattan in New York.

    FedEx delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Wednesday.

  • March 18- Package delivery company FedEx Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit on Wednesday but forecast full-year earnings below analysts' estimates as it looked for the global economy to grow at a lackluster rate. Memphis- based FedEx also said fuel expenses were reduced by 30 percent due to low oil prices but its international...

  • March 18- Package delivery company FedEx Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit on Wednesday, driven by higher package volumes, but forecast full-year profit below analyst forecasts. Memphis- based FedEx also said fuel expenses were reduced by 30 percent due to low oil prices but its international business was hurt by falling fuel...

  • NEW YORK, March 9- A federal judge on Monday said FedEx Corp must face claims that it violated federal law by delivering contraband cigarettes in New York, cheating the state and New York City out of millions of dollars of excise taxes. District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan denied FedEx's bid to dismiss claims it violated an anti-racketeering law and the...