Caterpillar, Goldman Sachs share losses lead Dow's 725-point fall

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Shares of Caterpillar and Goldman Sachs are trading lower Monday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into a slump. Shares of Caterpillar and Goldman Sachs have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow was most recently trading 729 points (2.1%) lower. Caterpillar’s shares are down $10.15 (5.1%) while those of Goldman Sachs have dropped $16.96, or 4.3%, combining for an approximately 178-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include JPMorgan Chase Dow Inc. and American Express A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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