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  1. Week Ahead: November Jobs ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Fox News

    Analysts at IHS Global Insight are predicting a gain of 258,000 new jobs in November, an increase over October when 214,000 new jobs were created. The analysts say the projected boost is a result primarily of holiday delivery drivers hired on a seasonal basis by parcel service delivery companies such as FedEx and UPS .

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  2. Stocks mixed in afternoon trading as oil stumblesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

    U.S. stocks were mixed Friday as tumbling oil prices had a dual effect on the market: The drop boosted retailers and cruise lines, which benefit when people save on energy costs, but hurt energy companies. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down two points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,071 as of 12:10 p.m. Eastern time on Friday.

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  3. S&P 500 slips as crude oil sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By MATTHEW CRAFT AP Business Writer NEW YORK - A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session. The index, a benchmark for many investments, still closed out November with its third-best month this year.

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  4. U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Retailer Rally Offsets Slump in EnergyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    U.S. stocks fluctuated as retailers climbed with shoppers hunting for holiday deals, offsetting a slump in energy producers after OPEC's decision to keep its output target unchanged. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and United Parcel Service Inc. jumped more than 3.2 percent as shoppers go to stores and online for the Black Friday weekend.

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  5. Options Radar: American Airlines, Halliburton Company, and FedExRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com

    Meanwhile, package delivery firm FedEx Corporation is garnering attention ahead of the expected December surge.

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  6. Why Investors Should Avoid UPS Shares This Holiday SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    United Parcel Service has used its position as the largest transportation and logistics company in North America to generate staggering returns on its equity and invested capital. While the firm's balance sheet contains a fair amount of debt, the stock pays an above-average yield and its dividend growth track record is strong.

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  7. Retailers adding to their payrolls like never beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    The Berkshire Mall Santa looks at the mall map kiosk to do some shopping of his own in Lanesboro. Retailers are preparing for Black Friday and the kickoff of the holiday season.

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  8. Oil Tumbles Below $70 as Stocks Drop; Bonds, Dollar RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Oil slumps to its lowest level since 2010 as OPEC refuses to cut production. Bloomberg's John Dawson reports on "First Up."

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  9. Options Update; November 28, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Third Point gives quarterly update on stakes NEW STAKES: Alibaba , eBay , Bed Bath & Beyond , Shire , and Parker Hannifin . INCREASED STAKES: Actavis , Amgen , EQT , Sensata , Coca-Cola Enterprises .

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  10. Online shopping spree could create delivery problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | West Australian

    Britons are being warned to place online holiday-season gift orders much earlier this year to avoid disappointment, as doubts emerge about the ability of delivery companies to handle an expected surge in volume. UK online sales this holiday season are expected to jump 18 percent, according to the Centre for Retail Research , as more shoppers use mobile apps to order clothing, books and gadgets.

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  11. For displaced workers, a most wonderful time of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Wanda Tucker was hired on the spot for a part-time job with Gap Inc.'s Banana Republic chain earlier this month after searching for a full-time position since April. "I thought I was just going in for an interview," said Tucker, 53, of Rex, Ga., who'd finished five years of Army Reserves postings before entering the workforce.

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  12. Ex-UPS parcel loader told he could be 'bomb maker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | Independent.ie

    A FORMER parcel loader with UPS has told a court that when he was unable to produce evidence of previous employment to the company, he was told he could be "a bomb maker or an IRA terrorist". Circuit Court President Mr Justice Raymond Groarke awarded a 15,000 compensation to Francis Deegan for unfair dismissal by United Parcel Service, of North Wall Quay, Dublin.

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  13. Erickson Hits New 12-Month Low at $10.64Read the original story

    Thursday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Erickson hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday , American Banking & Market News reports. The stock traded as low as $10.64 and last traded at $10.94, with a volume of 17,300 shares trading hands.

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  14. Former UPS worker told he could be 'a bomb maker' when he couldn't produce referencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Independent.ie

    A former parcel loader with UPS has told a court that when he was unable to produce evidence of previous employment to the company, he had been told he could be "a bomb maker or an IRA terrorist." Circuit Court President Mr Justice Raymond Groarke awarded Francis Deegan 15,000 compensation for unfair dismissal by United Parcel Service, of North Wall Quay, Dublin.

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  15. a Wonderful Time of Year for Holiday HiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Wanda Tucker was hired on the spot for a part-time job with Gap's Banana Republic chain earlier this month after searching for a full-time position since April. "I thought I was just going in for an interview," said Tucker, 53, of Rex, Ga., who had finished five years of Army Reserves postings before entering the workforce.

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  16. FedEx Freight workers in Louisville vote against u...Read the original story

    Wednesday | WHTC

    Drivers at a Louisville facility of FedEx Corp's trucking unit voted on Wednesday against union representation, dealing a blow to a concerted effort by the Teamsters to unionize the Memphis-based company. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has won three secret ballot petitions at FedEx Freight since the beginning of October, its first ever wins against FedEx.

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  17. FedEx Freight Drivers in Louisville Reject TeamstersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Business Wire

    The city and road drivers in Louisville voted against representation by the Teamsters union and in favor of continuing their direct relationship with the company. "Our people are our most important asset," said Pat Reed, FedEx Freight Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President.

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  18. Snow doesn't slow holiday preparations in HanoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Evening Sun

    Despite the roughly four inches of snow that fell in the Hanover-area before 2 p.m. Today, downtown was still bustling with preparations for Thanksgiving and Santa Parade festivities. The weather is no excuse to take a day off, said Bob Spangler with Swam Electric, a company contracted by the borough to coordinate Christmas lights in Center Square.

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  19. It's the most wonderful time of year for retail hiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Wanda Tucker was hired on the spot for a part-time job with Gap Inc.'s Banana Republic chain earlier this month after searching for a full-time position since April. "I thought I was just going in for an interview," said Tucker, 53, of Rex, Georgia, who'd finished five years of Army Reserves postings before entering the workforce.

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  20. FedEx donates 3 retired Boeing 727s to Washington colleges, fire departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Business Journal

    These 727s, lined up in the foreground at FedEx's Memphis hub, were once the carrier's most popular aircraft. FedEx has donated three Boeing 727s to institutions in Washington state, as part of the package delivery company's plan to donate its once-large fleet of the three-engine aircraft to organizations around the world.

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