Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
CALGARY, Feb 12- Canadian National Railway is charging shippers more to transport crude oil in older tank cars, one of the first signs that rail operators are actively discouraging use of the type of cars involved in several dramatic explosions.
TORONTO, Jan 29- Mile-long trains carrying crude oil will likely keep chugging through North American cities even after a string of fiery disasters spurred safety officials to urge that railways send risky cargo along less populated routes.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The sector was weighed down Friday by Kansas City Southern, down 15 percent after the railroad's quarterly earnings missed Wall Street expectations, but other components also slumped, making the move lower more convincing.
Friday's midday movers:
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Jan 24- Regional railroad operator Kansas City Southern missed fourth-quarter profit estimates on Friday amid weakness in its energy business, including lower coal shipments, sending its shares down more than 20 percent in early trading.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures were lower Friday, a day after the Dow and the S&P 500 rallied to fresh closing and intraday highs, pressured by some disappointing earnings reports.
Stocks closed out the week with strong gains, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting fresh highs and all three major averages logging their fourth-straight weekly advance, boosted by a pair of positive economic reports.
U.S. stock market index futures were higher Friday, with major averages looking to log their fourth-straight week higher, ahead of a key reading on consumer sentiment.
These stocks are posting the largest moves before the bell.
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