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Stocks end mostly higher; Dow dragged lower by Boeing shares

Stocks ended mostly higher Tuesday, though the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unable to shake off a sharp drop by shares of Boeing Co. as a growing number of countries moved to ground flights involving its 737 Max aircraft following a deadly crash over the weekend. Boeing shares ended with a loss of more than 6%, making it the Dow’s biggest loser. The Dow ended with a loss of around 96 points, or 0.4%, near 25,555, according to preliminary figures. The S&P 500 rose 0.2% to end near 2,792, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.4% to close around 7,591.

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