Walt Disney, Boeing share gains contribute to Dow's nearly 300-point climb

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon with shares of Walt Disney and Boeing delivering the strongest returns for the price-weighted average. Shares of Walt Disney
DIS,
+3.76%

and Boeing
BA,
+3.07%

are contributing to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow
DJIA,
+0.57%

was most recently trading 296 points higher (0.9%). Walt Disney’s shares have gained $4.05, or 4.2%, while those of Boeing are up $6.53 (3.1%), combining for a roughly 70-point bump for the Dow. Caterpillar
CAT,
+1.89%
,
Salesforce
CRM,
+2.70%
,
and Honeywell
HON,
+1.77%

are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.59-point swing.