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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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MIAMI, Nov 1- The attorney general of Florida, one of several states challenging the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, said on Friday she hoped for a "timely resolution" after meeting with American Airlines' top executive.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. Optimism about earnings was boosted by Exxon Mobil Corp, one of the largest U.S. companies by market cap, which reported adjusted third-quarter earnings that beat expectations, sending shares 0.8 percent higher to $89.53 in premarket trading.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday, suggesting the market's rally may have run out of steam, as investors digested recent comments from the Federal Reserve.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday, suggesting the market's rally may have run out of gas, as investors continued to digest recent comments from the Federal Reserve.
Airlines are on track to collect a record $42.6 billion in ancillary revenue, according to a new study.
*Southwest in line, Alaska Air tops estimates. Oct 24- Southwest Airlines and United Continental Holdings made more money in the third quarter as higher airfares bolstered revenue, capping a strong week of earnings for major U.S. airlines that bodes well for the current period.
Take a look at some of Thursday midday movers:
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Oct 23- US Airways Group Inc reported lower third-quarter profit on Wednesday as it set aside more money for taxes and recorded merger costs, sending its shares down nearly 2 percent.
Oct 23- US Airways Group Inc reported higher-than-expected third-quarter profit on Wednesday as increased ticket prices bolstered revenue.
Earnings reports from Boeing and dozens of other major companies could set the course for stocks Wednesday, as the Dow reaches for new highs.
Oct 22- Delta Air Lines Inc on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as fare increases and strength in the United States and Europe boosted revenue. Delta, the second-largest carrier behind United Continental Holdings, has upgraded aircraft seats and expanded food and entertainment options to increase revenue.
*Adjusted profit $1.38/ share vs Street view $1.34. Oct 17- American Airlines parent AMR Corp reported higher-than-expected earnings on Thursday as it cut costs and revenue reached a record for any quarter.
Oct 17- American Airlines parent AMR Corp reported improved third-quarter results on Thursday, aided by bankruptcy cost-cutting.
Oct 17- American Airlines parent AMR Corp reported a quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by bankruptcy cost-cutting. The carrier, which is looking to emerge from Chapter 11 protection by merging with US Airways Group Inc, had net income of $289 million, or 76 cents a share, in the third quarter, compared with a loss of $238 million, or 71 cents a share, a year earlier.
WASHINGTON, Oct 9- A key union that supports US Airways' planned merger with American Airlines can weigh in on the court fight to stop the deal, the judge hearing a government challenge to the combination said on Wednesday.
Oct 8- The U.S. government shutdown is blocking Boeing Co and Airbus from delivering aircraft to U.S. airlines and raising safety concerns, even though hundreds of furloughed workers are being recalled this week.
While recalls by the Federal Aviation Administration will allow aircraft made by Boeing to be certified, they will not allow plane makers to perform a final step, registration. The FAA registry in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, remains closed, the FAA said on Tuesday.