Buoyed by positive growth for shares of Boeing and Apple Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Friday afternoon. The Dow
is trading 214 points (0.8%) higher, as shares of Boeing
and Apple Inc.
are contributing around a quarter of the index’s intraday rally. Boeing’s shares are up $6.05 (4.1%) while those of Apple Inc. are up $3.06, or 2.8%, combining for a roughly 60-point boost for the Dow. UnitedHealth
and Salesforce.com Inc.
are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.