Topic: United Parcel Service of America Inc.
Chevy Volt batteries catch fire after government crash tests, but no reports of fires from any Chevy Volt in a highway crash.
11/29/2011 08:41 am
Postal Service will raise rates an average 5 percent on priority and express mail services next year. Is it enough to avoid Postal Service bankruptcy?
11/23/2011 12:57 pm
U.S. stocks closed with steep losses amid reports that a key meeting of Europe's finance ministers was canceled. The Dow fell 207 points to 11706 as poor corporate earnings felled U.S. stocks.
10/25/2011 06:05 pm
The Dow gained 104 points to close at 11913. The Nasdaq turned positive for the year, gaining 61 points to end at 2699.
10/24/2011 06:49 pm
Stamp prices: The price of a first-class postage stamp will go up one penny to 45 cents next year, as the US Postal Service struggles to address its financial crisis.
10/19/2011 12:45 pm
US Postal Service cut: Its retiree health-care program on the brink today. Entire USPS broke by early next year.
09/05/2011 11:12 pm
Teen jobs are hard to find as they compete with laid-off adults and fewer public-sector jobs. Some cities are raising cash to fund summer jobs.
06/03/2011 03:40 pm
In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.
03/21/2011 06:16 pm
With the price of energy soaring – oil passed $100 per barrel on Tuesday – long-haul truckers are hurting, but hybrid manufacturers are smiling. Californians feel the pinch at the pump while Midwesterners, closer to large fuel inventories, wonder what all the fuss is about. With gasoline now at $3.37 per gallon – 20 cents higher than last week, and rising daily – who is profiting from higher prices and who is not?
03/01/2011 06:47 pm
Security screening at US airports has undergone waves of changes in the years since 9/11. Here are five of the biggest changes to affect air travelers in recent years.
11/22/2010 05:41 pm