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Holiday Shipping Delivers 48% Profit Jump for UPS

Shares of the world's largest shipping got a 3% boost Tuesday after the company reported a healthy profit during the critical holiday shipping season. For 2011, UPS expects earnings to rise between 16 and 22%, topping the pre-recession levels of 2007.

Week in Preview: Jobs, UPS Earnings and More

Will the stubbornly high unemployment rate fall at all? We'll find out whether when the January employment reports come out this week. Also worth watching for are a host of earnings reports, led by economic bellwhether UPS. The package deliverer is expected to post strong results.

UPS Easily Tops Estimates, Raises Guidance

UPS (UPS) earnings rose sharply in the second quarter to easily beat Wall Street's forecast on better-than-expected revenue growth, the world's largest package delivery company said Thursday. UPS also raised its full-year profit outlook. Like rival FedEx (FDX), UPS is considered to be a bellwether of global economic activity.