Dow falls nearly 50 points on losses in UnitedHealth, Walgreens Boots shares

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading down Monday afternoon with shares of UnitedHealth and Walgreens Boots delivering the stiffest headwinds for the index. The Dow DJIA, -0.04% was most recently trading 42 points, or 0.1%, lower, as shares of UnitedHealth UNH, -1.80% and Walgreens Boots WBA, -0.65% have contributed to the index’s intraday decline. UnitedHealth’s shares are down $6.80, or 1.5%, while those of Walgreens Boots have fallen $0.48 (1.0%), combining for an approximately 48-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Amgen Inc. AMGN, -1.06%, Johnson & Johnson JNJ, -0.90%, and Walt Disney DIS, -0.76%. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.