Dow up 129 points on gains in Chevron, Walmart shares

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Behind strong returns for shares of Chevron and Walmart, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday morning. Shares of Chevron CVX, +2.29% and Walmart WMT, +1.24% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.42% is trading 129 points higher (0.4%). Chevron’s shares have gained $2.05, or 2.0%, while those of Walmart are up $1.64 (1.2%), combining for an approximately 24-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Nike NKE, +1.31%, JPMorgan Chase JPM, +1.37%, and Travelers TRV, +1.20%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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