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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, when trading will be dominated by earnings from a host of major companies.
*Verizon, Travelers, JNJ climb in premarket after results. *Fellow Dow components Verizon Communications Inc gained 0.9 percent to $48.77 and Johnson& Johnson rose 0.6 percent to $95.61 after posting earnings.
*Fourth quarter profit excluding items 65 cents vs. estimate 63 cents. Net income came to $8.5 billion, or $9.89 a share, compared with $7 million, or 1 cent a share, a year earlier.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Jan 21- U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc reported higher fourth- quarter profit on Tuesday, aided by a big income tax benefit. Net income came to $8.5 billion, or $9.89 a share, compared with $7 million, or 1 cent a share, a year earlier. Excluding items such as a non-cash gain of $8 billion, profit was 65 cents a share.
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Japan Airlines said a maintenance crew at Narita Airport discovered smoke coming from the main battery of one of its Boeing 787 jets.
Jan 12- Airlines have submitted bids seeking to purchase takeoff and landing rights at Reagan National Airport that American Airlines Group is required to sell under an agreement with the U.S. government, two sources familiar with the matter said.
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Some of Thursday's midday movers:
NEW YORK, Jan 9- Independent U.S. refiner PBF Energy has begun talks with a half-dozen of its rivals to consider jointly lobbying Washington against lifting a decades-old ban on U.S. crude oil exports.
NEW YORK, Jan 8- Independent U.S. refiner PBF Energy has begun talks with a half-dozen of its rivals to consider jointly lobbying Washington against lifting a decades-old ban on U.S. crude oil exports, sources said on Wednesday.
Among major carriers, Delta Air Lines had canceled four flights and Southwest Airlines had halted 45 by mid-afternoon on Wednesday, the data showed.
Among major U.S. carriers, Delta Air Lines had canceled four flights and Southwest Airlines had halted 37 as of early Wednesday, the data showed.
Jan 7- Glacial temperatures gripping large parts of the United States and Canada disrupted thousands of flights on Tuesday, creating more challenges for airlines seeking to recover from recent snow and ice storms.
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Airlines canceled more than 4,400 flights on Monday as extreme cold in the Midwest and Northeast froze fuel lines.