Walmart, Walgreens Boots share losses lead Dow's 50-point fall

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Dragged down by negative returns for shares of Walmart and Walgreens Boots, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Friday morning. The Dow DJIA, +0.07% was most recently trading 54 points lower (-0.2%), as shares of Walmart WMT, -2.12% and Walgreens Boots WBA, -1.93% have contributed to the index’s intraday decline. Walmart’s shares are off $3.34, or 2.4%, while those of Walgreens Boots have fallen $0.99, or 2.1%, combining for a roughly 28-point drag on the Dow. Johnson & Johnson JNJ, -1.60%, Apple Inc. AAPL, -1.23%, and UnitedHealth UNH, -1.25% are also contributing significantly to the decline. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.