Boeing, Apple Inc. share gains lead Dow's 159-point jump

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DOW UPDATE

Powered by strong returns for shares of Boeing and Apple Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday morning. The Dow was most recently trading 159 points higher (0.5%), as shares of Boeing and Apple Inc. have contributed around a quarter of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Boeing’s shares have risen $9.51, or 4.4%, while those of Apple Inc. have risen $2.29, or 1.6%, combining for a roughly 78-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Nike Visa and Merck A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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