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U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections, as had been expected, while investors looked ahead to data expected to show improvement in the labor market. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.51 percent at 17,393, S&P 500 futures were up 0.56 percent at 2,016.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.63 percent at 4,169.75.
** TRIPADVISOR INC, Tuesday close $83.79, -12.40 pct premarket
The travel review website reported a quarterly profit that missed analyst estimates by a wide margin as marketing costs jumped by nearly two-thirds and referral revenue lagged the company's expectations.
** ELECSYS CORP, Tuesday close $9.57, +79.73 pct premarket
Irrigation systems maker Lindsay Corp has agreed to buy the communications equipment maker for $70.5 million, or $17.50 per share in cash, a premium of about 83 percent to the stock's close on Tuesday. Continued...