Dow's nearly 50-point jump highlighted by gains for Walgreens Boots, Chevron shares

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DOW UPDATE

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon with shares of Walgreens Boots and Chevron leading the way for the index. The Dow was most recently trading 48 points higher (0.1%), as shares of Walgreens Boots and Chevron have contributed to the index’s intraday rally. Walgreens Boots’s shares have risen $1.21 (2.4%) while those of Chevron have climbed $2.18, or 2.3%, combining for a roughly 22-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include UnitedHealth Caterpillar and Home Depot A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.

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