Dow's 318-point climb highlighted by gains for Chevron, UnitedHealth stocks

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DOW UPDATE

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Monday morning with shares of Chevron and UnitedHealth leading the way for the price-weighted average. The Dow is trading 318 points (0.9%) higher, as shares of Chevron and UnitedHealth have contributed around 25% of the index’s intraday rally. Chevron’s shares are up $2.50, or 2.6%, while those of UnitedHealth have gained $10.20 (2.5%), combining for a roughly 84-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Intel American Express and Amgen Inc. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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