Dow's 262-point jump led by gains for shares of Dow Inc., IBM

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon with shares of Dow Inc. and IBM leading the way for the index. The Dow DJIA, +0.93% was most recently trading 262 points higher (0.8%), as shares of Dow Inc. DOW, +3.75% and IBM IBM, +3.90% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Dow Inc.’s shares are up $2.14, or 3.4%, while those of IBM have climbed $4.38, or 3.2%, combining for an approximately 43-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Nike NKE, +2.19%, Caterpillar CAT, +2.12%, and Visa V, +1.87%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark results in a 6.58-point swing.

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