From Mark Decambre
: U.S. stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the Dow gaining solid traction in early morning action as shares of component Boeing Co. BA, +0.54%
attempted to snap a 2-session skid that has wiped off about $27 billion from its market cap. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.66%
rose about 117 points, or 0.5%, at 25,675, the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.82%
advanced 0.4% to 2,802, while the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.86%
advanced 0.4% to 7,621. Moves for stocks come as investors watch the United Kingdom after British lawmakers on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's revised Brexit deal in a 242-391 vote. The U.K. later Wednesday faces a second vote to on whether an exit without a pact with Europe's trade bloc can be taken off the table before a March 29 deadline. In economic reports, durable-goods orders rose in January by 0.4%, the government reported, above the 0.1% decrease expected by economists polled by MarketWatch. A Commerce Department report also showed core capital orders, a key measure of business investment, rising 0.8% in January after falling sharply the two months previous. The cost of wholesale goods rose 0.1% in February, below the 0.2% increase expected by economists, per a MarketWatch poll. The 12-month increase in producer prices fell from 2.5% to 2.3%, well below last summer's peak of 3% growth. In corporate news, shares of Rite Aid Corp.RAD, +3.12%
were in focus after the drugstore chain's CEO John Standley said he would step down.