Dow's 275-point fall led by losses for shares of Dow Inc., Caterpillar

Dragged down by declines for shares of Dow Inc. and Caterpillar, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Friday afternoon. Shares of Dow Inc. DOW, -2.38% and Caterpillar CAT, -2.83% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -0.94% was most recently trading 278 points, or 0.9%, lower. Dow Inc.’s shares are off $1.37, or 2.8%, while those of Caterpillar have fallen $3.48, or 2.5%, combining for an approximately 33-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are 3M MMM, -1.73%, Boeing BA, -1.37%, and Goldman Sachs GS, -1.58%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.78-point swing.

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