Dow up 75 points on gains for UnitedHealth, Visa stocks

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Powered by strong returns for shares of UnitedHealth and Visa, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Wednesday afternoon. The Dow DJIA, +0.31% is trading 77 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of UnitedHealth UNH, +2.83% and Visa V, +1.91% have contributed around 25% of the index’s intraday rally. UnitedHealth’s shares have risen $8.23 (2.9%) while those of Visa have gained $3.63 (1.9%), combining for an approximately 80-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Merck MRK, +1.79%, Coca-Cola KO, +1.25%, and Pfizer PFE, +1.50%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.78-point swing.

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