Behind positive momentum for shares of Dow Inc. and Caterpillar, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Friday morning. The Dow DJIA, +1.58% was most recently trading 441 points, or 1.7%, higher, as shares of Dow Inc. DOW, +5.63% and Caterpillar CAT, +4.39% have contributed about a quarter of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Dow Inc.’s shares are up $2.49 (5.5%) while those of Caterpillar are up $6.52 (5.3%), combining for a roughly 61-point bump for the Dow. 3M MMM, +3.50%, Goldman Sachs GS, +3.16%, and JPMorgan Chase JPM, +2.89% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.78-point swing.
Dow's nearly 450-point rally highlighted by gains in shares of Dow Inc., Caterpillar
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