Dow climbs 70 points on gains in shares of Walt Disney, Caterpillar

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Thursday morning with shares of Walt Disney and Caterpillar seeing positive momentum for the price-weighted average. Shares of Walt Disney
DIS,
+3.36%

and Caterpillar
CAT,
+1.97%

are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow
DJIA,
+0.23%

is trading 70 points higher (0.2%). Walt Disney’s shares have risen $3.17 (3.3%) while those of Caterpillar have gained $4.80, or 1.9%, combining for an approximately 53-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Boeing
BA,
+1.71%
,
Honeywell
HON,
+1.51%
,
and Salesforce
CRM,
+0.77%
.
A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.59-point swing.