Walmart, Boeing share gains contribute to Dow's nearly 100-point climb

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday morning with shares of Walmart and Boeing delivering the strongest returns for the blue-chip average. The Dow DJIA, +0.16% is trading 91 points higher (0.3%), as shares of Walmart WMT, +3.21% and Boeing BA, +1.09% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Walmart’s shares have risen $5.24, or 3.8%, while those of Boeing are up $3.06 (1.3%), combining for a roughly 55-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are 3M MMM, +0.55%, McDonald’s MCD, +0.46%, and Chevron CVX, +0.71%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.