Stocks rise modestly as investors keep eye on Boeing, Brexit developments

March 13, 2019


U.S. stocks rose Wednesday morning, putting them on track for a third straight day of gains as investors weighed conflicting data on the U.S. economy with concerns tied to the U.K.’s exit from the European Union.

Shares of Boeing were on investors’ minds in the aftermath of a series of groundings of its 737 Max 8 fleet by regulators outside the U.S., with the stock edging higher for the first time eight sessions.

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