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FedEx earnings to show holiday boost to US economy

FedEx is due to release its latest quarterly earnings figures on Thursday, which are expected to boost to the US economy.

The holiday period is traditionally a busy time for delivery services, and FedEx says it expects an 11% increase in its deliveries - more than 223m items.

But analysts are warning that the effects on the economy could be temporary.

Caroline Hepker reports.

  • 16 Dec 2010
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