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U.S. stock-index futures rose Tuesday as investors looked to economic reports, earnings and the Fed's mid-week policy decision.
July 29- United Parcel Service Inc, the world's biggest courier company, slashed its earnings forecast for the year as it spends to boost capacity ahead of the holiday shopping season. The Atlanta- based company said it expects full-year adjusted earnings of $4.90- $5.00 per share.
July 29- United Parcel Service Inc's quarterly profit more than halved as the world's biggest courier company took a charge related to retirement liabilities of some union employees. The company's net income fell to $454 million, or 49 cents per share, from $1.07 billion, or $1.13 per share, a year earlier.
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Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
June 17- United Parcel Service Inc, the world's biggest package delivery company, said it would start charging by size of packages for all ground services in the United States as it looks to offset rising fuel costs. Rival FedEx Corp made a similar move in May, which had analysts speculating if UPS would follow suit and start charging by size, instead of weight alone.
United Parcel Service said it will start charging by size of packages for all ground services in the U.S., as it looks to offset rising fuel costs.
June 17- United Parcel Service Inc, the world's biggest package delivery company, said it will start charging by size of packages for all ground services in the United States, as it looks to offset rising fuel costs. Rival FedEx Corp announced a similar pricing plan along with an increase in fuel surcharge in May.
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June 6- The incoming head of United Parcel Service Inc said on Friday the world's largest parcel delivery company will continue investing to build capacity in emerging markets and to expand its services, especially in healthcare, its fastest-growing segment after e-commerce.
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