Walgreens Boots, Apple Inc. share gains lead Dow's 66-point jump

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon with shares of Walgreens Boots and Apple Inc. delivering strong returns for the blue-chip average. The Dow DJIA, +0.20% was most recently trading 66 points, or 0.2%, higher, as shares of Walgreens Boots WBA, +5.47% and Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.42% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. Walgreens Boots’s shares are up $2.76, or 5.2%, while those of Apple Inc. are up $3.36 (2.8%), combining for a roughly 40-point bump for the Dow. Microsoft MSFT, +1.55%, Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, +1.34%, and Boeing BA, +1.58% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.