An earlier version of this story misstated the number of late packages shipped via UPS. Of 75 packages in the StellaService test, nine packages—or 12 percent—missed the promised delivery. Eight of those nine late deliveries were shipped via UPS, StellaService said.
An earlier version of this story was corrected to reflect that Amazon limited new Prime membership signups during peak periods in order to protect current member orders from the surge in new memberships. It was also corrected to show that Amazon set a record on orders globally.
The article has been updated to reflect that U.S. 10-year yields traded as high as 2.9998 percent on Thursday morning, nearing the psychologically-important 3-percent level.
This version corrected that the earlier report about the employee website was Monday.
This version corrected that the Fed announcement is at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday.
This version corrected that Saturday was the first anniversary of the resolution of the government's financial support for AIG.
This story incorrectly said that Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., had signaled he would support a filibuster to block a budget deal.
The story corrected Restoration Hardware's estimates to 28 cents a share on $391 million in revenues.
This story has been updated to reflect that it was written on December 5, 2013.
The headline of this story has been updated to correct the exchange rate on the share split.