Powered by positive momentum for shares of Microsoft and Boeing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Tuesday afternoon. The Dow
is trading 136 points (0.4%) higher, as shares of Microsoft
have contributed about one third of the index’s intraday rally. Microsoft’s shares have gained $9.71, or 3.8%, while those of Boeing have risen $6.02, or 2.9%, combining for a roughly 104-point boost for the Dow. Chevron
are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.