Walgreens Boots, Goldman Sachs share gains contribute to Dow's 169-point jump

Buoyed by positive gains for shares of Walgreens Boots and Goldman Sachs, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday morning. The Dow DJIA, +0.13% is trading 169 points higher (0.6%), as shares of Walgreens Boots WBA, +2.86% and Goldman Sachs GS, +1.35% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. Walgreens Boots’s shares have climbed $0.95, or 2.7%, while those of Goldman Sachs have gained $4.64, or 2.4%, combining for an approximately 37-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Travelers TRV, +0.90%, Merck MRK, +1.61%, and IBM IBM, +1.45%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.

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