Caterpillar, Boeing share gains lead Dow's 150-point jump

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Led by strong returns for shares of Caterpillar and Boeing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Friday afternoon. The Dow (DJIA) is trading 155 points (0.5%) higher, as shares of Caterpillar (CAT) and Boeing (BA) are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. Caterpillar’s shares are up $4.01 (2.4%) while those of Boeing are up $3.39, or 2.1%, combining for a roughly 49-point bump for the Dow. UnitedHealth (UNH) Honeywell International Inc. (HON) and Merck (MRK) are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.

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