A series of cost-cutting moves helps the delivery company turn a better profit than Wall Street expected. Shares rise 5% as a result.
Stocks are down as investors await the conclusion of the Feds FOMC meeting.
Stocks soar after the central bank says it wants more evidence of a strengthening economy before weaning markets slowly off massive injections of cash.
While the Fed announcement is dominating the news, concern mounts over the US debt and budget debates in Washington.
The central bank's decision on whether to trim its bond buying may dictate if the market has a good week. Oracle and FedEx earnings are on tap.
Railroad stocks have been flying high and even airline stocks have gained altitude.
Its latest quarterly report shows a company struggling to adapt to changes in its market. FedEx appears ahead on that score.
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