OUTLOOK - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OUTLOOK News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) UPS cuts profit outlook as costs rise for holidays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238127-79/ups-company-costs-profit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238127-79/ups-company-costs-profit.html.csp">UPS cuts profit outlook as costs rise for holidays</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael Sasso</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:17:02.397-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • United Parcel Service lowered its full-year profit outlook as the company boosts spending to help handle booming demand for fast shipping during the holidays. The shares tumbled the most in a year. The company now forecasts earnings per share to be $4.90 to $5, UPS said in its second-quarter statement Tuesday. That’s lower than the outlook the Atlanta-based company gave in April of $5.05 to $5.30 a share. UPS said it plans to spend $175 million on improving its shipping during the holi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238127@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:17:02 MDT U.S. CEOs more optimistic on hiring, sales this year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58078523-79/ceos-hiring-percent-outlook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58078523-79/ceos-hiring-percent-outlook.html.csp">U.S. CEOs more optimistic on hiring, sales this year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T09:25:02.228-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Optimism among chief executives of large U.S. companies has reached a two-year high, driven by greater optimism about hiring and sales. The Business Roundtable says that its CEO outlook index rose to 95.4 in the second quarter, up from 92.1 in the first quarter. The gain was spurred by a better outlook on hiring: 43 percent of the CEOs expect to add jobs in the coming six months, up from just 37 percent in the first quarter. Still, the outlook was not all rosy: the percentage of CEO...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580785232014-06-17T09:25:02.228-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T09:25:02.228-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58078523@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:25:02 MDT Stock markets slip as World Bank cuts outlook http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58055256-79/percent-bank-stock-outlook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58055256-79/percent-bank-stock-outlook.html.csp">Stock markets slip as World Bank cuts outlook</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE ROTHWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T14:02:29-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 02:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. stocks slipped after the World Bank scaled back its forecast for the global growth this year, citing a tough winter in America and the political crisis in Ukraine. Delta Air Lines fell the most in three months on worries about the outlook for airline profits. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell ten points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,940 as of 1:20 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 121 points, or 0.7 percent, to 16,824. The Nasdaq composite slipped 21 poin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580552562014-06-11T14:02:29-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T14:02:29-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58055256@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:02:29 MDT