Chevron, Dow Inc. share gains contribute to Dow's nearly 200-point climb

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DOW UPDATE

Behind strong returns for shares of Chevron and Dow Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Friday morning. Shares of Chevron and Dow Inc. are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow was most recently trading 198 points (0.6%) higher. Chevron’s shares have climbed $1.83 (1.9%) while those of Dow Inc. are up $1.20, or 1.9%, combining for a roughly 20-point bump for the Dow. Boeing American Express and Goldman Sachs are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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