FedEx posted a 6% drop in net income for its fiscal third quarter ended Feb. 29 to $393 million compared to $420 million in the year-ago period and warned that rising fuel prices and "a weak US economy" likely portend "limited earnings growth" for the current three-month period and its next fiscal year starting June 1. The perpetually profitable express delivery giant's results are considered widely to be a leading economic indicator and the quarterly result and dim outlook announced ...

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