The Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Friday morning with shares of Dow Inc. and Caterpillar facing the biggest setback for the blue-chip average. Shares of Dow Inc. DOW, -1.68% and Caterpillar CAT, -0.66% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -0.40% was most recently trading 84 points (0.3%) lower. Dow Inc.’s shares have declined $0.65, or 1.2%, while those of Caterpillar have dropped $1.38, or 0.9%, combining for a roughly 14-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Exxon Mobil XOM, -0.83%, Intel INTC, -0.79%, and Chevron CVX, -0.80%. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components equates to a 6.78-point swing.
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