FedEx outlook glum, markets mixed

As Occupy Wall Street demonstrations tied up traffic

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As Occupy Wall Street demonstrations tied up traffic Monday on streets in the Financial District, traders in the New York Stock Exchange saw markets slip in a day of light trading. Markets Tuesday seemed equally gloomy as FedEx cut its forecast saying that the global economy is worsening. (Sept. 17, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

Glum economic news from FedEx left stocks mixed Tuesday.

The Dow Jones industrial average posted a slight gain, but other indexes fell.

FedEx said it sees a worldwide economy that has stalled. Investors pay attention to the company's forecasts because its global package delivery business offers a window on the economy.

Apple climbed above $700 for the first time, rising $2.13...

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