Dow climbs 217 points on gains in Boeing, Apple Inc. shares

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Led by strong returns for shares of Boeing and Apple Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon. The Dow DJIA, +0.85% was most recently trading 217 points, or 0.8%, higher, as shares of Boeing BA, +3.64% and Apple Inc. AAPL, +3.18% have contributed about 50% of the index’s intraday rally. Boeing’s shares have climbed $13.27, or 3.6%, while those of Apple Inc. are up $6.88, or 3.2%, combining for a roughly 137-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Caterpillar CAT, +2.15%, Walgreens Boots WBA, +2.07%, and Intel INTC, +1.87%. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.78-point swing.

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