Dow rallies nearly 425 points on gains in shares of Caterpillar, Boeing

Led by positive gains for shares of Caterpillar and Boeing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Thursday morning. Shares of Caterpillar CAT, +8.25% and Boeing BA, +5.74% have contributed around 50% of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +1.04% is trading 421 points (1.3%) higher. Caterpillar’s shares have climbed $16.62 (8.4%) while those of Boeing are up $7.31, or 5.5%, combining for a roughly 158-point bump for the Dow. Honeywell HON, +4.14%, McDonald’s MCD, +3.27%, and Merck MRK, +2.07% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.

Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

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