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Tuesday
Mar222011

Stock Averages Slightly Off In Midday Trading

John Foxx/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stocks were trading in a narrow range midday Tuesday after Monday's big jump.

Overnight Japan's Nikkei index gained 4.4 percent on reported progress at the crippled nuclear power plant at Fukushima.

Delta Air Lines is reducing its flight schedule this year. Delta's schedule has been hit by the crisis in Japan and higher fuel costs. Many of the airline’s Asian flights go through Tokyo. Now the company says its Japan flight schedule will be reduced by 15 to 20 percent.

Oil prices are up, with West Texas crude around $104 a barrel.

Research In Motion says its new PlayBook tablet computer will go on sale April 19. The price will be between $499 and $699.

Carnival Cruise Lines says its latest quarterly profit fell 13 percent, pinched by higher than expected fuel prices.

Walgreens’ profits rose 10 percent but the drugstore chain's shares were down in midday trading.

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