The Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Friday afternoon with shares of Dow Inc. and Caterpillar leading the way for the blue-chip average. The Dow DJIA, +1.21% is trading 371 points (1.4%) higher, as shares of Dow Inc. DOW, +4.92% and Caterpillar CAT, +4.65% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Dow Inc.’s shares are up $2.48 (5.5%) while those of Caterpillar are up $5.06 (4.1%), combining for a roughly 51-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are 3M MMM, +3.80%, Goldman Sachs GS, +2.41%, and JPMorgan Chase JPM, +1.69%. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to a 6.78-point swing.
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