Dow jumps 68 points on gains in shares of Travelers, Caterpillar

Behind positive growth for shares of Travelers and Caterpillar, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Tuesday afternoon. Shares of Travelers TRV and Caterpillar CAT have contributed to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA is trading 68 points higher (0.2%). Travelers’s shares are up $5.98 (3.2%) while those of Caterpillar have gained $4.81 (1.9%), combining for a roughly 71-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Honeywell HON, American Express AXP, and JPMorgan Chase JPM. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.