April 16- Railroad operator Kansas City Southern reported better-than-expected quarterly results as a bumper corn crop in 2013 led to higher grain shipments. Midwest to Mexico, Chief Executive David Starling said on a conference call with analysts.
April 16- Railroad operator Kansas City Southern reported a 10 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, helped by higher shipments in its agriculture business. Revenue rose to $607.4 million from $552.8 million, while revenue at the company's agriculture business jumped 40 percent.
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MEXICO CITY, Feb 25- U.S. and Chinese rail companies have expressed interest in the Mexican rail freight market if a bill that seeks to open up the sector to more companies is approved, the head of the lower house of Congress' transport commission said on Tuesday.
Feb 25- Rapid growth in moving oil by train in the United States, coupled with a spate of fiery crashes and derailments, has prompted U.S. regulators and railroads to consider new safety measures this year.
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.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Friday's midday movers:
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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.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Several more Dow components report earnings Friday, providing a glimpse of how industrial and consumer companies fared in the squishy global economy last quarter.
Chatter in the market suggests a new catalyst could drive railroad stocks.
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