Dow's nearly 675-point surge led by gains in shares of Dow, Intel

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Shares of Dow and Intel are posting strong returns Friday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average soaring. The Dow
DJIA,
+2.24%

is trading 672 points (2.0%) higher, as shares of Dow
DOW,
+4.15%

and Intel
INTC,
+4.30%

are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Dow’s shares have gained $2.13, or 4.0%, while those of Intel have risen $1.05 (3.8%), combining for a roughly 21-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Walgreens Boots
WBA,
+4.25%
,
Apple
AAPL,
+3.86%
,
and Caterpillar
CAT,
+3.79%
.
A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to 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.