Led by positive momentum for shares of Walgreens Boots and Dow Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Friday morning. Shares of Walgreens Boots WBA, +4.75% and Dow Inc. DOW, +3.60% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +1.11% is trading 250 points higher (0.9%). Walgreens Boots’s shares have risen $2.08 (3.8%) while those of Dow Inc. are up $1.74, or 3.4%, combining for a roughly 26-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Caterpillar CAT, +4.85%, 3M MMM, +3.09%, and Exxon Mobil XOM, +3.00%. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.
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