The delivery company is a key component of some manufacturing supply strategies.
The increases show that the shipping company is confident in its business and its per-package revenue growth.
The organization has lost $5.1 billion in the past year and can't make an annual $5.5 billion payment due Friday.
The shipping company is optimistic about the country's economic future. Now if only its customers were as well.
When you are blinded by your agenda, you risk being blind to opportunity.
A pair of companies will give investors a glimpse into the health of the economy as the holidays approach.
With the size and scope of the USPS, more than just delivery-dependent providers would feel the pain.
An early decline gives way to decent gains as traders shrug off worries about Europe and higher Chinese interest rates. The ISM non-manufacturing index slips. Oil moves lower; transports flirt with record highs. Netflix gets a downgrade.
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