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FedEx outlook glum, markets mixed

As Occupy Wall Street demonstrations tied up traffic

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) Photo 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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