Dow's 636-point fall led by losses in shares of Dow Inc., Walgreens Boots

Shares of Dow Inc. and Walgreens Boots are trading lower Wednesday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into a slump. Shares of Dow Inc. DOW, -5.91% and Walgreens Boots WBA, -5.01% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -3.05% was most recently trading 636 points (2.4%) lower. Dow Inc.’s shares have fallen $1.92, or 4.1%, while those of Walgreens Boots have dropped $2.12, or 4.0%, combining for a roughly 27-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Goldman Sachs GS, -4.19%, JPMorgan Chase JPM, -4.15%, and Cisco CSCO, -4.00%. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.

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