Boeing, Intel share gains contribute to Dow's 170-point climb

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Thursday afternoon with shares of Boeing and Intel leading the way for the index. The Dow
DJIA,
+0.98%

is trading 170 points (0.5%) higher, as shares of Boeing
BA,
+3.60%

and Intel
INTC,
+3.04%

have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Boeing’s shares have risen $4.84 (3.0%) while those of Intel have gained $0.77 (2.3%), combining for an approximately 37-point boost for the Dow. Dow Inc.
DOW,
+2.82%
,
Caterpillar
CAT,
+2.45%
,
and JPMorgan Chase
JPM,
+2.38%

are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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