Caterpillar, Chevron share losses contribute to Dow's 100-point drop

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Dragged down by losses for shares of Caterpillar and Chevron, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Thursday afternoon. Shares of Caterpillar CAT, -5.72% and Chevron CVX, -4.32% have contributed to the index’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -0.25% was most recently trading 105 points, or 0.3%, lower. Caterpillar’s shares are down $9.70 (5.2%) while those of Chevron have fallen $6.69, or 4.5%, combining for an approximately 108-point drag on the Dow. Boeing BA, -4.59%, American Express AXP, -3.10%, and JPMorgan Chase JPM, -2.41% are also contributing significantly to the decline. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.