Articles by FedEx

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    US stock futures up ahead of economic data

    March 17 2011 7:15 AM EDT

    Futures on major U.S. stock indices point to higher opening on Thursday ahead of a wave of economic data including monthly Consumer Price Index and key weekly jobless claims.

  • Apple
    World's Most Admired Companies (PHOTOS)

    March 06 2011 1:51 PM EST

    Time Inc.'s Fortune magazine released its fourteenth annual World's Most Admired Companies list.

  • The trial of Mark A. Ciavarella Jr highlights the dangerous gap in the juvenile justice systems of many states - children appearing in court without lawyers
    Kids for Cash trial: Ciavarella found guilty of racketeering, tax fraud, cleared of extortion, bribery charges

    February 19 2011 1:00 PM EST

    The trial of Mark Ciavarella, a former Pennsylvania judge who has been charged with racketeering, fraud, money laundering, extortion, bribery and federal tax violations, drew to a close on Friday with the jury returning a guilty verdict.

  • The trial of Mark A. Ciavarella Jr highlights the dangerous gap in the juvenile justice systems of many states - children appearing in court without lawyers
    Kids for Cash trial: Ciavarella denies extortion charges, acknowledges tax fraud

    February 16 2011 11:00 AM EST

    The Kids for Cash trial resumed this week with former Pennsylvania Judge mark Ciavarella's attorneys trying to undermine the credibility of the prosecution witnesses and the accused vehemently claiming that though he has committed tax fraud, he never extorted money from others or took bribe in return for sending juveniles to a private detention center.

  • Energy Market Analysis

    February 15 2011 11:43 AM EST

    Geopolitics around the Middle East continues to be the main driver for oil prices at the moment. With unrest in Iran, Algeria, Bahrain and Yemen over the last several days the concerns in the market over the potential interruption in oil flow has ratcheted up several notches. Unlike non oil exporting Egypt the contagion is now spreading to a part of the Middle East that could impact the flow of oil directly. Based on the EIA's latest Short Term Energy Outlook report Iran is producing 3.7 mill...

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    Stocks in Focus (FDX, MAR, DELL, ADI, OMC, CTL, HCP, HST, MMC, WPI)

    February 15 2011 5:45 AM EST

    The companies which are expected to see active trade on Tuesday are: FedEx, Marriot International, Dell, Analog Devices, Omnicom Group, CenturyLink, Host Hotels & Resorts and Watson Pharmaceuticals.

  • FedEx slashes profit forecast, citing storms and fuel prices
    FedEx slashes profit forecast, blaming storms and fuel

    February 15 2011 4:20 AM EST

    Shipping giant FedEx slashed its third quarter profit forecast by 25 cents, blaming higher fuel prices and disruptions from winter storms in the U.S. and Europe.

  • The trial of Mark A. Ciavarella Jr highlights the dangerous gap in the juvenile justice systems of many states - children appearing in court without lawyers
    Kids for Cash trial: Former Pa. judge Ciavarella claims money was 'finder's fee'

    February 14 2011 4:17 PM EST

    The trial of Mark A. Ciavarella Jr., a former Pennsylvania judge who has been charged with honest services fraud, wire fraud and tax evasion in connection with receiving $2.6 million in kickbacks from a private juvenile jail facility, resumes today and is grabbing national attention as the case highlights the dangerous gap in the juvenile justice systems of many states - children appearing in court without lawyers.

  • U.S. group sets oil talks with China
    U.S. group sets oil talks with China

    February 10 2011 7:46 PM EST

    A group of prominent business executives and national security figures will visit China next month as part of their drive to reduce U.S. dependence on oil.

  • Companies didn't share wealth with employees in '10

    February 03 2011 11:13 AM EST

    Several U.S. companies, including Verizon and Macy's, posted higher revenues in 2010, but fired thousands of its workers.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    US futures point to flat opening

    December 17 2010 10:48 AM EST

    Futures on major U.S. stock indices point to a flat opening on Friday with futures on the S&P 500 down 0.01 percent, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.04 percent and Nasdaq100 futures down 0.10 percent.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    Stocks creep higher on drop in jobless claims, FedEx upbeat forecast

    December 16 2010 9:45 PM EST

    Stocks rose, likely boosted by a drop in jobless claims and an optimistic forecast by FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), ahead of post-closing earnings reports from Research In Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM) and Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL).

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    US stocks modestly higher in early trade

    December 16 2010 3:08 PM EST

    U.S. stocks advanced in early trade on Thursday, following better-than-expected initial jobless claims and housing starts data.

  • Stocks in Focus (ORCL, RIMM, ACN, GIS, DHR, FDX)

    December 16 2010 12:05 PM EST

    The companies which are expected to see active trade in Thursday are Oracle, Accenture, Research In Motion, Danaher, FedEx and General Mills.

  • You're paycheck won't get their on time...
    Shipping Companies Use Technology To Handle Holiday Volume

    November 26 2010 1:09 PM EST

    The holiday season means some of the busiest days for companies such as Fedex and UPS.

  • CES Not green
    Cargo-bomb plot cost just $4,200 : Al Qaeda

    November 21 2010 1:32 PM EST

    Al Qaeda's recent Cargo-bomb plots which were foiled by the Saudi intelligence cost them just $4200, according the group's propaganda magazine. The Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) detailed the plot it called Operation Hemorrhage in its latest edition of the Inspire magazine.

  • German 'flight bomb' scare, a security test : minister
    German 'flight bomb' scare a security test: minister

    November 19 2010 12:57 PM EST

    A suspect package believed to be containing components of a bomb found at Windhoek airport on Thursday was only a security test, German officials said on Friday. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere stated that suitcase was only designed for security checks and no explosives of threat to passengers were found in the package.

  • German 'flight bomb' scare, a security test : minister
    German 'flight bomb' scare, a security test: minister

    November 19 2010 12:56 PM EST

    A suspect package believed to be containing components of a bomb found at Windhoek airport on Thursday was only a security test, German officials said on Friday. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere stated that suitcase was only designed for security checks and no explosives of threat to passengers were found in the package.

  • 'Suspect bomb' found on German Flight
    'Suspect bomb' found on German flight

    November 18 2010 2:49 PM EST

    A suspect package believed to be containing components of a bomb was reportedly found at the Namibian Capital of Windhoek on Thursday. A suitcase checked on to a plane en-route to Munich Germany was intercepted during the loading of an Air Berlin flight. Initial reports from the Germany's Federal Crime Office suggest that the X-ray device revealed batteries that were attached with wires to a detonator and a ticking clock.

  • You're paycheck won't get their on time...
    Lawmakers seek enhanced security for air cargo

    November 16 2010 9:25 PM EST

    According to government figures, in 2008, merchandise shipped into the U.S. by airplane accounted for 20 percent of the nation’s imports, with a value of $417 billion. That’s a great deal of items and only one, or two, would have to explode to have, through terror, a crippling effect upon the nation’s economy, to say nothing of the nation’s spirit.