Cisco, Dow Inc. share gains contribute to Dow's 250-point climb

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Shares of Cisco and Dow Inc. are trading higher Monday morning, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow DJIA, +0.68% is trading 255 points (0.7%) higher, as shares of Cisco CSCO, +4.14% and Dow Inc. DOW, +3.03% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Cisco’s shares have climbed $1.72 (3.2%) while those of Dow Inc. have risen $1.60 (2.8%), combining for a roughly 22-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are JPMorgan Chase JPM, +2.59%, Chevron CVX, +2.15%, and Apple Inc. AAPL, +1.92%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.59-point swing.