Dow Inc., Apple Inc. share gains contribute to Dow's 150-point jump

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday morning with shares of Dow Inc. and Apple Inc. leading the way for the blue-chip average. Shares of Dow Inc. DOW, +4.84% and Apple Inc. AAPL, +1.77% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.27% is trading 155 points, or 0.4%, higher. Dow Inc.’s shares have climbed $3.29, or 4.9%, while those of Apple Inc. have risen $3.37 (2.0%), combining for an approximately 44-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are IBM IBM, +2.11%, Verizon Communications Inc. VZ, +1.66%, and Coca-Cola KO, +1.42%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.59-point swing.