Dow Inc., American Express share gains lead Dow's 138-point jump

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Shares of Dow Inc. and American Express are trading higher Thursday morning, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of Dow Inc. DOW, -0.23% and American Express AXP, +0.78% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.12% was most recently trading 138 points, or 0.4%, higher. Dow Inc.’s shares are up $0.62, or 1.1%, while those of American Express are up $1.47 (0.9%), combining for a roughly 14-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walt Disney DIS, +0.88%, JPMorgan Chase JPM, +0.15%, and Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, +1.27%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.59-point swing.