Aug. 15 2011 08:57 PM

Daily Finance--The Postal Service's problems just make the future look brighter for its private-sector rivals, UPS and FedEx . With UPS even cheaper now, that yield is more than 3.2%, about what a 20-year U.S. Treasury bond would produce. On top of that, UPS' second-quarter profit rose almost 26% over the same quarter a year ago. FedEx's profit was also up 33.2% over the same period. Read more!