Walgreens Boots, UnitedHealth share losses contribute to Dow's nearly 125-point fall

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DOW UPDATE

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down Friday morning with shares of Walgreens Boots and UnitedHealth facing the biggest losses for the price-weighted average. Shares of Walgreens Boots and UnitedHealth are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow was most recently trading 121 points, or 0.4%, lower. Walgreens Boots’s shares have dropped $0.99, or 2.0%, while those of UnitedHealth are down $7.72, or 1.9%, combining for an approximately 57-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Salesforce.com Inc. Amgen Inc. and Merck A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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