Dow's 439-point rally highlighted by gains for Dow Inc., Caterpillar shares

Behind strong returns for shares of Dow Inc. and Caterpillar, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Friday afternoon. The Dow DJIA, +1.21% was most recently trading 439 points higher (1.7%), as shares of Dow Inc. DOW, +4.92% and Caterpillar CAT, +4.65% have contributed about a quarter of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Dow Inc.’s shares are up $2.56, or 5.8%, while those of Caterpillar have risen $6.29, or 5.1%, combining for a roughly 60-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include 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 results in a 6.78-point swing.

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