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U.S. Stock Index Futures Were Little Changed Early Wednesday As Uncertainties Linger Over Brexit And Boeing

U.S. stock index futures were little changed early Wednesday as investors continued to monitor political and economic uncertainties across the globe. At 6:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures implied an open of less than 5 points. Futures on S&P 500 and Nasdaq were also relatively flat.

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U.S. Stocks Rose After Five Straight Sessions Of Declines On Monday Boosted By Technology Stocks

Boeing Co, the best performing Dow component this year by a wide margin, dropped 6.7 percent after many airlines grounded the company’s new 737 MAX 8 passenger jet. Helping markets gain ground was the heavyweight Dow component’s stock bouncing off its session lows, while the Dow Jones Airlines index reversed course to trade 0.34 percent higher.

The Trump administration aims to step up trade talks with other countries, using its new pact with Canada and Mexico as a template to redefine rules on everything.

StockMarketNews.Today – Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called the new North American trade deal a “paradigm-shifting model” of American policy that sends a tough message to U.S. trade partners, who are preparing for contentious negotiations arising from the new approach.