Dow's nearly 100-point jump led by gains for 3M, UnitedHealth stocks

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Shares of 3M and UnitedHealth are trading higher Wednesday morning, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow DJIA, +0.38% was most recently trading 91 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of 3M MMM, +1.24% and UnitedHealth UNH, +1.01% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. 3M’s shares are up $2.48 (1.4%) while those of UnitedHealth are up $4.42 (1.4%), combining for a roughly 45-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walgreens Boots WBA, +0.62%, Goldman Sachs GS, +1.17%, and Merck MRK, +0.79%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.

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