Nike, Chevron share gains lead Dow's 90-point climb

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Led by strong returns for shares of Nike and Chevron, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon. The Dow DJIA, +0.38% was most recently trading 90 points higher (0.3%), as shares of Nike NKE, +2.41% and Chevron CVX, +1.53% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Nike’s shares have risen $3.18, or 2.4%, while those of Chevron have risen $1.70, or 1.6%, combining for a roughly 32-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include JPMorgan Chase JPM, +1.66%, Verizon Communications Inc. VZ, +1.49%, and 3M MMM, +1.48%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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