Dow up 300 points on gains for shares of Boeing, Caterpillar

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Powered by strong returns for shares of Boeing and Caterpillar, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Friday afternoon. Shares of Boeing and Caterpillar are contributing around half of the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow was most recently trading 306 points, or 0.9%, higher. Boeing’s shares have climbed $17.37 (6.9%) while those of Caterpillar are up $8.96, or 4.1%, combining for a roughly 173-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walgreens Boots Goldman Sachs and Home Depot A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.

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