Dow's 140-point jump led by gains in shares of UnitedHealth, Intel

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DOW UPDATE

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Monday afternoon with shares of UnitedHealth and Intel seeing positive growth for the price-weighted average. Shares of UnitedHealth and Intel have contributed around 25% of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow is trading 140 points, or 0.4%, higher. UnitedHealth’s shares have risen $11.01 (2.7%) while those of Intel have gained $0.84, or 1.6%, combining for an approximately 78-point bump for the Dow. Chevron Boeing and American Express are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.

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