Is UPS in Trouble?

At this rate it looks as if FedEx will soon catch up with UPS in revenue. It also looks like FedEx still has momentum while UPS does not. It also looks as if FedEx will top the $50 billion revenue mark sometime this year.

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Crisis on Campus: College Enrollment is Falling

It looks as if a major crisis is about to affect American colleges and few people are noticing. Not only could the enrollment drop and devastate campuses, the effects could be felt far beyond campus, for example, on all the businesses that depend on college students’ business, which range from used bookstores to pizzerias.

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Why Terrorism Will Not Help the Republicans in 2016

My prediction is that all it will take is one more high-profile mass shooting in the U.S., something that is highly likely, to make the current crop of GOP presidential candidates unelectable. If that mass shooting is linked to terrorism, Republicans could find themselves facing their worst presidential electoral defeat since 1964, when Barry Goldwater only carried six of the 50 states.

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Why Amazon Is Now a Trucking Company

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is becoming more and more like other large retailers such as Walmart Store Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Kroger (NYSE: KR). Like those companies, the Everything Store is planning to put its own fleet of tractor trailers on the road.

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First Hyperloop could be built in Persian Gulf, not the USA

Diamandis claims he could build a working hyperloop system that could travel the 90 miles between Abu Dhabi and Dubai in just 14.94 minutes. He told an audience at a CEO forum that he could have the system up and running in five years, Tech Insider reported.

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Volkswagen Achieves Global Auto Domination

Volkswagen might also be a very undervalued stock. It had an enterprise value of $188.32 billion and a market cap of $99.39 billion on August 6, 2015, which indicates that its share price of $208.91 was too low.

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Is Walmart Winning the Online Retail Wars?

If Holley is correct, Walmart.com’s revenues could exceed those of Alibaba. Walmart could be making more money from its online operations than Alibaba is. It is hard to tell because Walmart does not release detailed information about its online sales.

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Big Lots Turns Around

Big Lots also offers the kind of treasure hunt experience that has worked very well for chains like Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST), Kroger (NYSE: KR), Trader Joe’s and Dollar Tree. Customers come in and find products they do not expect at a dollar store, such as gourmet food items or organic potato chips being sold at a very low price.

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