Home Depot, Boeing share gains contribute to Dow's 50-point jump

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Monday afternoon with shares of Home Depot and Boeing delivering strong returns for the blue-chip average. Shares of Home Depot and Boeing have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow was most recently trading 54 points higher (0.2%). Home Depot’s shares are up $5.66 (1.7%) while those of Boeing are up $3.70 (1.6%), combining for an approximately 62-point bump for the Dow. Salesforce.com Inc. Walgreens Boots and Apple Inc. are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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