Buoyed by positive gains for shares of Walmart and Coca-Cola, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday morning. Shares of Walmart WMT, +6.11% and Coca-Cola KO, +1.66% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.39% is trading 69 points (0.3%) higher. Walmart’s shares have risen $5.58 (5.3%) while those of Coca-Cola have gained $0.59, or 1.1%, combining for an approximately 42-point boost for the Dow. JPMorgan Chase JPM, +0.38%, Visa V, +1.74%, and Procter & Gamble PG, +1.38% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.
Walmart, Coca-Cola share gains lead Dow's 69-point jump
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