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UPS Quarterly Earnings: By the Numbers

UPS posted higher-than-expected third-quarter profits, driven by rising U.S. consumer and business demand, expanding e-commerce, and strong growth in Asia.

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What if you never had to pay for shipping again? Here's a quick online shopping trick that can benefit you for life.

How to Save on Shipping Costs

Shipping costs have a way of adding up. Here's the best way to save on the expense no matter what you're mailing.

Strike Likely Averted at East Coast Ports

The union for longshoremen along the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico has agreed to extend its contract for 30 days, averting a possible strike that could have crippled operations at ports that handle about 40 percent of all U.S. container cargo, a federal mediator announced Friday.

Looming Port Strike Could Cost Economy Billions

Time is running out to avoid a strike at 14 ports from Boston to Houston that could choke off half of the ocean containers carrying goods to and from American shores. Businesses that depend on the flow of goods are warning of billions of dollars in economic damage.

An Annoying Twist for Walmart.com's Clearance Deals

There are nearly 3,000 items in the Walmart.com "Clearance" section and the prices are remarkably low. But the world's largest retailer is testing a new, less customer-friendly wrinkle. Now, some of the online clearance products have to be picked up at stores unless the customer wants to pay for home shipping.