Dow's nearly 100-point jump led by gains for 3M, UnitedHealth stocks

Shares of 3M and UnitedHealth are trading higher Wednesday morning, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow DJIA, +0.13% was most recently trading 91 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of 3M MMM, +1.76% and UnitedHealth UNH, -0.23% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. 3M’s shares are up $2.48 (1.4%) while those of UnitedHealth are up $4.42 (1.4%), combining for a roughly 45-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walgreens Boots WBA, +2.86%, Goldman Sachs GS, +1.35%, and Merck MRK, +1.61%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.

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