Dow up 100 points on gains in Dow Inc., Chevron shares

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Behind strong returns for shares of Dow Inc. and Chevron, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday morning. Shares of Dow Inc. DOW, +1.10% and Chevron CVX, +0.62% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.30% is trading 104 points, or 0.3%, higher. Dow Inc.’s shares are up $0.71, or 1.3%, while those of Chevron are up $1.10 (1.2%), combining for an approximately 12-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Walgreens Boots WBA, +1.72%, Walt Disney DIS, +1.00%, and IBM IBM, +0.79%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.

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