Dow falls nearly 300 points on losses for shares of Dow Inc., Walt Disney

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Behind losses for shares of Dow Inc. and Walt Disney, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down Tuesday afternoon. Shares of Dow Inc. DOW, -2.66% and Walt Disney DIS, -2.32% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -0.86% was most recently trading 296 points lower (-0.8%). Dow Inc.’s shares have declined $1.69 (2.7%) while those of Walt Disney have fallen $4.07 (2.3%), combining for an approximately 38-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Caterpillar CAT, -2.19%, JPMorgan Chase JPM, -2.04%, and Chevron CVX, -2.06%. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.