Walmart, Home Depot share gains lead Dow's 267-point climb

Shares of Walmart and Home Depot are trading higher Tuesday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow
DJIA,
+0.57%

was most recently trading 267 points (0.8%) higher, as shares of Walmart
WMT,
+5.46%

and Home Depot
HD,
+4.21%

are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. Walmart’s shares are up $7.80, or 5.9%, while those of Home Depot are up $15.62, or 5.0%, combining for an approximately 154-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are IBM
IBM,
+1.06%
,
Walgreens Boots
WBA,
+1.75%
,
and Dow Inc.
DOW,
+1.40%
.
A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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