Stocks rise as GE deal helps boost Dow

April 10, 2015 4:14 PM

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Stocks rise as GE deal helps boost Dow

Stocks were higher at midday Friday as Wall Street aims for a third straight day of gains.

Markets got a boost from GE (GE) as its shares surged more than 7% on a deal to sell the bulk of its GE Capital banking business that could give shareholders a potential $90 billion return.

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